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CRKT HomeFront by Ken Onion

CRKT HomeFront by Ken Onion

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Take Your Knife Apart in Seconds

Whether you’re in the field or on the homefront, this Ken Onion collaboration with CRKT—the Homefront—can be cleaned any time anywhere with new Field Strip technology. More than 10 years in the making, the Homefront can be easily disassembled for cleaning at the flick of a switch. When the knife is closed, push the star switch to the opposite side and spin the wheel at the base of the handle until the scales gradually release. Reassembling the knife is just as easy: Simply reverse the process.

Note: At checkout, choose from the following: Homefront EDC, Homefront Hunter, or Homefront Tactical with glass-reinforced nylon scales; or the original Homefront (+ $30) with 6061 aluminum scales. This drop is limited to 50 units. Due to the sensitive nature of shipping knives internationally, we are able to ship only some of the knives on Massdrop to select countries. It is the responsibility of the buyer to know and comply with all importation regulations and local laws. Click here for additional information.

CRKT HomeFront by Ken Onion
CRKT HomeFront by Ken Onion
CRKT HomeFront by Ken Onion
CRKT HomeFront by Ken Onion

Wide-Bellied Drop-Point Blade

The Homefront features a 3.5-inch blade made from 1.4116 steel (AUS-8 stainless steel on the original version), which is easy to sharpen and takes a good edge. The blade’s wide-bellied, drop-point shape is great for slicing, and it has a slight recurve for cutting hanging material. Textured for added grip, the handle is made from glass-reinforced nylon, but you can upgrade to the original version for 6061 aluminum scales. Press the flipper tab to effortlessly deploy the blade. Once opened, it locks in place with a liner lock. Attach it to your belt or jeans with the tip-up pocket clip.

CRKT HomeFront by Ken Onion
CRKT HomeFront by Ken Onion

About Ken Onion

A former US Marine and avid knife collector since childhood, Ken Onion is known as one of the most innovative knife designers in the industry. The youngest member ever inducted into the Knifemakers Hall of Fame, Onion holds 36 patents and actually invented Kershaw’s acclaimed SpeedSafe opening system. A firm believer in American-made craftsmanship, Onion currently operates out of his workshop in Kaneohe, Hawaii.

CRKT HomeFront by Ken Onion

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Model Options

Homefront EDC
Homefront Hunter
Homefront Tactical
Original Homefront (+ $30)


  • CRKT
  • Blade: 1.4116 stainless steel on EDC, Hunter, and Tactical models; AUS-8 stainless steel on original Homefront
  • HRC (1.4116): 55-57
  • HRC (AUS-8): 57-58
  • Handle: Glass-reinforced nylon on EDC, Hunter, and Tactical models; 6061 aluminum on original Homefront
  • Blade type: Drop-point
  • Field Strip technology
  • Liner lock
  • Flipper
  • Pocket clip for right-handed tip-up carry
  • Blade thickness: 0.13 in (3.3 mm)
  • Blade length: 3.5 in (8.9 cm)
  • Closed length: 4.7 in (11.9 cm)
  • Overall length: 8.3 in (21 cm)
  • Weight (Homefront EDC, Hunter, and Tactical): 4.3 oz (122 g)
  • Weight (original Homefront): 4.8 oz (136 g)


All orders will be shipped by the vendor.

Estimated ship date is Sep 5, 2017 PT.

After the drop ends, payment will be collected and the group’s order will be submitted to the vendor up front, making all sales final. Check the discussion page for updates on your order.