Tactical folding knife designed in collaboration with Kiku Matsuda of Kiku Knives. Crafted with stainless steel liners, linen Micarta handle, and pocket clips for left or right hand carry.
An official production collaboration between SOG and Kiku Matsuda, the Kiku Folder is the first folding knife designed by the renowned Japanese knife maker. Building upon SOG's long tradtion of honoring Japanese knife makers, SOG and Kiku Matsuda, one of the most famous blade grinders in Japan, collaborated to produce this line of Kiku Folders. After decades of experience in blade grinding and making fixed blade knives, Matsude, with the production assistance from SOG, designed an created his first folding knife. As one of the foremost tactical knife designers in Japan, Matsuda and SOG have won awards on collaborations before with the SOG Kiku Fixed blade. The elegant linen micarta handle is rugged and easy to clean, while the AUS-8 stainless steel blade is set up for years of reliable service.