Welcome to the Urban EDC Showcase! Each week, we feature one member of the EDC community and the gear they rely on every day. Want to be featured? Submit your gear photo.
As a boy, Björn (@bjorn_beton) always carried a German Bundeswehr Messer. But it wasn’t until he lost his knife (which he thinks his wife threw out), that Björn started researching, which led to his first purchase of a Spyderco Paramilitary 2, and that was how he started down the slippery slope of EDC. Read on to learn all about Björn’s latest evolution of his daily carry, and what’s next on his gear radar.
Favorite EDC Tool:
A big frame lock folder like the GiantMouse GM1 because big knives matter.
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Hitting and melting steel every day for the past 20 years, Steve (@knife.thru.the.lens) is living proof that if you love what you do, you’ll never work a single day in your life. As a Fitter Welder and part-time photographer – he mixes work and play without missing a beat. Read on to learn about Steve’s love for GiantMouse knives and find out what’s on his wide-ranging gear radar.
From the rugged land down under, we chat with Chris (@cray_edc) who’s been working as a Water and Wastewater Operator for the last 20 years. Naturally, his EDC comes in handy in the line of duty, so he knows a thing or two about selecting the right tool for the job. Read on for Chris’ full rig rundown and learn how he puts his gear to the best use – day in and day out.
The epitome of a man who works with his hands, brain, and heart – to paraphrase Louis Nizer – Andrew (@0.8200.20) is an artist, craftsman, collector, photographer and leatherworker all rolled into one. A self-professed “patina-fiend”, he seeks out vintage Leatherman tools and Old Cross Alox SAKs. Read on to learn about Andrew's love affair with all things old and how he strives to live a simple, honest life.