Swiss Knife Shop's Holiday Gift Guide for 2021

Swiss Knife Shop's 2021 Holiday Gift Guide

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List

With the holidays fast approaching, it's time to start thinking about gift shopping. It's especially important this year to get ahead of the rush and avoid unforeseen delivery delays.

Our gift guide has Christmas and Hannukah gift suggestions for even the trickiest-to-shop-for friends and family on your list. It's packed with unique, customizable gifts that won't wind up in the junk drawer.

Gifts for the Outdoor Enthusiast

This past year has seen a surge in outdoor activities. Many people are getting outside and exploring more than they ever have in the past. Being well-equipped for hiking, camping and other outdoor adventures can be the key difference between a great experience and a frustrating failure.

A tried and true outdoor companion is a Swiss Army Knife, of course, allowing your favorite outdoor enthusiasts to stash everything from a wood saw to a corkscrew without adding more than a few ounces to their pack.

A few Swiss Army Knives best for the outdoors include the Camper, Huntsman and the Explorer. Any one of these can be custom engraved by our in-house experts.

Camper Swiss Army Knife Huntsman Swiss Army Knife Explorer Swiss Army Knife
Camper Swiss Army Knife Huntsman Swiss Army Knife  Explorer Swiss Army Knife


For a whimsical take on these outdoor favorites, our exclusive Bear Collection features images of a friendly brown bear having fun in the wilderness. There are currently four bears in this fun series, which was designed here at Swiss Knife Shop and made for us in Switzerland by Victorinox Swiss Army.

The Bear Claus Spartan is the newest addition to the family, with Santa Bear delivering gifts on a snowy Christmas Eve.

Bear Trek Hiker Swiss Army Knife Bear Claus Spartan Swiss Army Knife
Bear Trek Hiker Swiss Army Knife
 Bear Claus Spartan Swiss Army Knife
Beary Good Catch Fisherman Swiss Army Knife Bear Necessities Camper Swiss Army Knife
Beary Good Catch Fisherman Swiss Army Knife Bear Necessities Camper Swiss Army Knife


If you are looking for a more rugged camping tool for your avid outdoor enthusiast, Leatherman Tools has several options. Every Leatherman tool is made in America, and comes with a 25 year warranty.

The Signal Multi-tool, available in several colors, is an all-inclusive camping tool. In addition to Leatherman's iconic pliers, the Signal also packs in a fire starter and an emergency whistle.

 Leatherman Signal Outdoor Multi-Tool at Swiss Knife Shop

Our Favorite Gifts for the DIY-er

The Leatherman Wave + is a classic Leatherman Tool that has everything your DIY enthusiasts will need for working around the house and the yard. From strong pliers to screwdrivers, files, scissors and more, it's a small but mighty toolbox that will be very at home on the belt or in the pocket of your favorite handy person.

Not limited to just home, the Wave Plus is also a great option for everything from boating to crafting to auto repair, and is a popular choice for hands-on professionals such as plumbers and electricians.

Leatherman Wave Plus Wire Cutters in Action

The Victorinox SwissChamp Swiss Army Knife is another DIY favorite. This is one of the most popular Swiss Army Knives, and comes equipped with 33 essential functions such as files, saws, blades and even a magnifying glass.

Swiss Army SwissChamp by Victorinox

A Gift for the Smallest Swiss Army Knife Enthusiast

The Victorinox Bambino Toy Swiss Army Knife is the perfect gift for your tiny fan who has eyes on a Swiss Army Knife, but who isn't yet old enough to have a blade of his or her own. This toy, a large, plastic Swiss Army Knife, has tools that fold in and out, just like the real thing, but is equipped with implements that aren't sharp.

Bambino Toy Swiss Army Knife

Gifts for the Well Groomed

For something a bit different, consider a gift that will get your dapper dad or handsome young adult started with wet shaving. Shaving brushes, shaving cream and safety razors are a great luxury (available at a reasonable price) that will help your favorite guys level up their morning routine.

Rockwell Razors, a Canadian brand, offers a starter 6 Piece Wet Shaving Kit that has everything you need to get started with a wet shaving routine, including a razor, brush, stand and their famous barbershop scent shaving cream, as well as replacement blades and a blade bank for used razor blades.

Switching to a safety razor not only allows for a better shave, it also saves money in the long run, as you can say goodbye to expensive refill blades and switch to economical double-edged safety blades.

Rockwell Razors 6 Piece Wet Shaving Gift Set

If your favorite guy would prefer to grow out his facial hair and sport a beard, the Rockwell Razors Beard Care Gift Set is the way to go. This gift set for the bearded includes a beard brush to tame his mane, as well as beard oil to condition beards, mustaches and skin. The final piece in this 3-piece set is a beard bib to collect hairs as he trims his beard - keeping them off the counter and keeping his skin drain clog-free.

Rockwell Razors Beard Care Kit

Gifts for the Foodie

Nothing makes a chef happier than a beautiful sharp new kitchen knife to up their cooking game. 

Victorinox, maker of the original Swiss Army Knife, has been in the kitchen cutlery business for many years. This year, their Swiss Modern line of kitchen knives has gotten a bright new look. The Swiss Modern 8" Chef's Knife in Cornflower Blue features the razor-sharp blades Victorinox is known for, as well as a comfortable, easy to clean handle. This knife makes a great gift, and will add a splash of color to any knife block.

Swiss Modern 8-inch Chef's Knife by Victorinox
Great knives deserve great cutting boards, and Epicurean fits the bill. Epicurean Cutting and Serving Boards are made in the USA of a composite that is both good to the earth and knife friendly. These boards are dishwasher safe and heat resistant. What's not to love?
Epicurean Cutting and Serving Boards are Knife Friendly
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