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The 12 Blades of Christmas

Knives make excellent Christmas presents for the outdoorsman or woman in your life. Whether they are avid hunters, campers, or like to grill out on the weekends, a good knife is always a welcomed gift. Here are twelve of the best knives and sharpeners to consider as Christmas gifts this year. Which one will you choose for the outdoor lover in your life?

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Field Dressing Kit + Jiffy-Pro

Smith’s EdgeSport Field Dressing Kit includes one 6″ skinning knife, one 6″ boning/curved fillet knife, and one 8″ boning / curved fillet knife designed with a non-slip TPE soft grip ergonomic handle and a breathable protective sheath. Features razor-sharp corrosion-resistant coated 400 series stainless steel blade, plus Smith’s Jiffy-Pro sharpener with game shear sharpener. This knife/sharpener combo kit would be ideal for your special hunter with an MSRP of $84.99.

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Smith’s EdgeSport Gut Hook Combo Kit

Smith’s EdgeSport Gut Hook Combo Kit features a 4″ skinning blade with gut hook and a cordura sheath with pocket clip and a pull-over sharpener with scissors and shear sharpener, a pocket size 2-stage sharpener, and a 4” folding lock blade knife. This product is excellent for your next backcountry adventure, with an MSRP of $59.99.

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Camp Cleaver Sharpener Combo

Smith’s EdgeSport Camp Cleaver Combo features a 4″ well-balanced full tang cleaver blade that can replace virtually any camp knife you have in your pack. The multi-purpose camp cleaver is excellent for chopping, slicing meat, or preparing vegetables. The cleaver features a mahogany Pakka wood handle with a lanyard hole and cordura sheath. The combo includes Smith’s 2-stage pull-through handheld sharpener with an MSRP of $44.99.

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Slab-O-Matic Electric Knife

The Slab-O-Matic Electric Knife is a Christmas gift must-have for all anglers. Smith’s Mr. Crappie Slab-O-Matic electric fillet knife has been designed and tested to have the best airflow on the market. The cooling vents and handle placement will ensure endless cleaning capability for that big haul. The Slab-O-Matic comes with an 8″ stainless steel blade with sheath your added protection during storage. The only electric fillet knife kit on the market that comes with a 4-1/2″ Stainless Steel Ribcage blade with a sheath. Also included is an XL fillet glove for your added protection. Storage of the Slab-O-Matic will be accessible when stored in the Marine grade mesh bag. This electric knife comes at a great value with an MSRP of $59.99

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Smith’s 7″ Fillet Knife Combo

Smith’s 7″ Fillet Knife has a soft grip, an ergonomic handle, and a molded plastic sheath. Features razor-sharp 400 series stainless steel blades. This combo features a 7″ Razor sharp 400 series stainless blade and a 2-stage hook and knife sharpener excellent for saltwater fishing with an MSRP of $24.99.

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Smith’s Darcizzle 6″ Flex Fillet knife

Smith’s Darcizzle 6″ Flex Fillet Knife has a non-slip TPE soft grip, an ergonomic handle, and a breathable protective sheath. It features a razor-sharp, corrosion-resistant coated 400 series stainless steel blade. This Darcizzle knife is ideal for all fish cleaning with an MSRP of $44.99.

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Smith’s 2.75” Folding Knife

Smith’s Noesis 2.75″ drop point blade features a bead blast finish. A razor-sharp 2.75″ blade made of precision heat treated 400 series stainless steel with an ambidextrous thumb screw for easy opening. Equipped with rugged bead blast stainless steel handles and a sturdy frame lock, it secures the blade during use. The Noesis includes a point-down pocket clip great for every day carry users with an MSRP of $32.99.

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Smith’s Rescue 2-Blade Folding Knife

Smith’s Rescue Multi-Blade Knife features a direct, quick access curved blunt tip blade with over half of the blade with serrations. The primary blade will be secured with a liner lock design for cutting seat belt webbing or cord removal. The secondary 5-n-1 multi-function blade features a hook-shaped webbing or cord cutter, a hex wrench, a hand saw, a bottle opener, and the blunt tip serves as a flat head screwdriver. The handles are made from rugged G10 material for wet or dry conditions equipped with a tether ready lanyard hole. The point-up pocket clip keeps the Rescue knife secure in your pocket, tool belt, or emergency pack. The built-in glass breaking tip is constructed from precision ground carbide optimally-place for striking impacts. Smith’s Rescue 2-Blade Folding Knife is an excellent tool to get your special lady to keep with her on the go with an MSRP of $62.99.

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Edgework-Site Razor Knife Combo

Smith’s EdgeWork-Site Combo includes the 2.5 ” Utility Razor blade features a stainless steel frame. Opening the Utility Razor Blade has never been easier with a thumb stud. Equipped with a rugged Glass-filled textured handle and sturdy frame lock design secures the blade open during use. The glass-filled handle has storage for additional blades. The EdgeWork Utility Razor blade includes a Blackwash pocket clip. Also included is the Smith’s EdgeWork-Site Utility Knife Sharpener features two preset slots equipped with carbide blades. Re-sharpen your utility razor blades without changing blades when working hard. The second preset slot features preset carbides for sharpening standard straight-edge knives. The retractable tether with a carabiner keeps the sharpener convenient and secure on your tool belt for quick and precise use with an MSRP of $39.99.

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Smith’s 6-Stone Precision Knife Sharpening System

Smith’s 6-Stone Precision Knife Sharpening System offers an easy way to sharpen all types of knives . . . INCLUDING SERRATED. The fabric storage pouch makes this kit portable and easy to store, and the ½-inch-wide stones makes sharpening safe, fast, and easy. The kit comes with a 70 – grit ½ inch bar (black), 120 – grit bar (yellow), 280 – grit bar (green), 600 – grit bar (orange), 1,000 – grit bar (red), and fine Triangular shaped Ceramic Stone for serrated edges. In addition, the kit includes Premium Honing Solution. This Smith’s 6-Stone Precision Knife Sharpening System has an MSRP of $79.99.

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Smith’s Cabin & Lodge Diamond Edge-Grip

Smith’s Cabin & Lodge Diamond Pull Over EdgeGrip Sharpener is designed with two preset angle slots. The coarse pre-set diamond slot will remove nicks and gaps from the edge of our knife. The fine pre-set slot is equipped with triangular shaped ceramic stones used to hone the edge of your knife. The sharpener has a non-slip base giving you added stability while sharpening your knives and Smith’s patented Edge Grip technology allows for sharpening on a table or countertop edge to prevent your larger knives from dragging over the surface. This Edge Grip sharpener can be used to sharpen straight and serrated knives. This sharpener is a must-have for all things camping and glamping, with an MSRP of $39.99.

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8″ Diamond Tri-Hone Bench Stones

Smith’s 8″ Diamond Tri-Hone comes with two interrupted surface diamond stones and a Medium Arkansas stone. The Coarse and Fine grit diamond stones feature a unique, overlapping hole design that speeds sharpening by collecting and holding the metal filings which build up during the sharpening process, thus allowing the stone’s surface to remain clean and clear. The Natural Arkansas Stone is best used for finishing your edge. It removes moderate amounts of metal as it polishes the cutting edge. This 3-stone sharpening system is excellent for sharpening pocket knives, hunting & fishing knives, kitchen knives, single bevel, and tools of all sizes, large or small with an MSRP of $119.99.

No matter what type of knife you’re looking for as a Christmas gift, there are plenty of options. Whether you’re looking for a hunting knife with a gut hook feature or a sharpening stone that preserves knives without damaging the metal, knives and sharpeners are available to suit every purpose imaginable. With so many top-notch Smith’s knives and sharpeners on the market right now, it won’t be challenging to find something special for your outdoor enthusiast—just make sure it fits their specific needs!


Smith’s Consumer Products is an Arkansas-based company that traces its history to 1886. Smith’s produces the broadest line of knife and scissors sharpeners available, ranging from simple, fixed angle pull-through sharpeners for consumers that want quick and easy sharpening to sophisticated Precision Kits designed for the knife sharpening enthusiast. Our offering includes both manual and electrical sharpeners that incorporate many different abrasive materials, including diamond, carbide, ceramic, bonded synthetic abrasives, and, of course, natural Arkansas stones. Smith’s Consumer Products designs products that are appropriate for the field or gourmet kitchen.

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