Urban EDC Showcase

Showcase #195: Expert Outdoorsman and Knife Designer from Italy

Showcase #195: Expert Outdoorsman and Knife Designer from Italy

From Italy, we chat with Alex (@the_primitive_wanderer) who is an expert outdoorsman specializing in living off-the-grid. When he’s not beating a path through the bush, Alex designs knives and gear for a living. Read on to learn all about Alex as he wanders into the wilderness – armed only with his knowledge, experience and a carefully configured set of tools.
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Showcase 194: Martial Artist and Forklift Operator from the Netherlands

Showcase 194: Martial Artist and Forklift Operator from the Netherlands

A man of many skills, Buddy (@edc_buddy69) practised and taught the Indonesian martial arts of Pencak Silat for years. Now, he challenges himself daily as a forklift operator – responsible for the cold storage warehouse. Read on to learn about Buddy’s diverse interests and how he rekindled his love of knives and tools through the EDC community.
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Showcase #193: Brewing Company Owner from Elkhart, Indiana

Showcase #193: Brewing Company Owner from Elkhart, Indiana

From Elkhart, Indiana, Chip (@phantom_brewer) is literally living the dream. Alongside his wife, Chip owns and operates Iechyd Da Brewing Company and gets paid to indulge in his hobby (cue widespread envy). Read on to learn all about Chip’s highly personalized carry which he uses daily as he brews up a storm.
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Showcase #192: Geospatial Data Analyst from the Netherlands

Showcase #192: Geospatial Data Analyst from the Netherlands

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Maarten (@nerdism_edc) is a nerd is the best way possible. When he was trying to find out what knife works best for him, Maarten bought hundreds (yes, hundreds) of production knives to use and test. And because he’s a film buff, Maarten built his own movie theater in his basement, complete with a widescreen TV. You get the idea. So, read on to find out all about Maarten and his carefully curated everyday carry tools.
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Showcase #191: Cross Country Runner and Mainline Mechanic from Lawton, Oklahoma

Showcase #191: Cross Country Runner and Mainline Mechanic from Lawton, Oklahoma

“Hello, my name is Corban (@hideandgrit) and I love multi-tools.” With that out of the way, we can delve into Corban’s impressive collection of Leatherman tools, ranging from the compact Micra to the innovative Free P4. When he’s not working on his collection, Corban also works with leather (Horween leather in particular). Read on for the full story and find out how he deploys his different tools in his day-to-day. 
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Showcase #190: College Student from California, USA

Showcase #190: College Student from California, USA

Turning his passion into profit, Matthew (@cuttingedgegear) teaches martial arts, works as a cutlery store salesman, does outreach for a watch shop, works trade shows for ProTech, as well as sharing his knowledge through his personal IG brand. Read on to find out how Matthew does it all and learn how he lives by the inspiring philosophy of “Iron sharpens Iron.”
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