Made to go anywhere, and go lightly
The outdoor adventure knife, entirely re-imagined.
The Redstone is designed to be a compact and lightweight outdoor knife that you'll bring along anywhere the trail may take you. With our new island design concept, the Redstone allows for a finger to rest between the islands, providing superior grip, especially for a smaller knife. The Redstone is built around a one-piece die-stamped chassis which makes it incredibly strong, reducing the overall number of parts. The Redstone features our TJB Slide-Lock design for secure lock-up and easy one-handed use. The Redstone features a Sandvik 12C27 stainless steel for high corrosion resistance and great edge retention and has our very first bent-wire clip, it's the lightest and simplest clip possible.
All day, every day.
We make knives and tools for people who live adventurously - for people like us. For those who aren’t content consuming other people’s stories, and who don’t wait around for other people to fix things. We're with you, from the pocket to the hand, and back again.
Sandvik 12C27 stainless-steel blade
6.2” overall length
Island grip design
Inspired by climbing holds
Made to go anywhere.
Everyone in the backcountry needs a pocket knife, but there are few that you can both trust and blend seamlessly alongside the rest of your gear. The opportunity we saw with the Redstone was to make a small, lightweight knife that you could toss in your pack and basically forget about (until you really need it), but that had more premium materials, and was full-featured. The Redstone features our very first formed-wire pocket clip, a hand-hold grip design, an ambi-dextrous slide lock mechanism, and a partially serrated blade.
The outdoor adventure knife, entirely re-imagined.
The Redstone looks different because it is different. We created a one-piece chassis design that allowed us to minimize parts and keep out dirt and grime, while providing the structure required for the mechanism and grips. It can be fully-operated (both opened and closed) with one hand, and has a slide-lock mechanism, meaning that it’s extra secure when opened, but still easy to unlock and close with one hand. The Redstone uses our very first bent-wire pocket clip– one of the very lightest and most functional clip designs out there. It also comes with a lanyard, so that you can deploy it easily or clip it to other things. Add in a partially serrated blade ready to cut or rip, and the Redstone really is the full package.
Made for this.
Made for that.
Every Detail Considered
Designing the Redstone.
We developed the Redstone with professional rock climber and photographer Savannah Cummins. She gave us a great insight; there are always three things in the top of her pack: a Bic lighter, some lip balm, and a small pocket knife. The thing about a pocket knife is that you never know when you are going to need it, but when you need it– you really need it. No other tool will do the job. Making one that is small enough to make the cut when you are packing your gear, but useful enough for hard and repeated work is a difficult undertaking. That was the mission of the Redstone.
An idea worth holding on to.
Savannah is a rock climber, and rock holds, especially those inside climbing gyms have a very particular set of forms that are designed to maximize grip and surface area for fingers. This was our second insight. Grip on pocket knives is always an issue; imagine the consequences of dropping your wet pocket knife from a rock outcropping hundreds of feet off the ground. Could we use the concept of “holds” to make a small knife with great grip?
This “hold” concept gave us the chance to have some more fun with color, as that is always one of the things that is challenging in the pocket knife space: the general materials palette doesn’t allow for much exploration, but injected “holds” could really open things up.
See it in Action
- BHBeau H.Verified BuyerI recommend this productRated 5 out of 5 stars2 months agoAwesome knife!
Awesome! Small yet very capable! Very Cool style too!
- RERichard Eric S.Verified ReviewerI recommend this productRated 5 out of 5 stars6 months agoWorth nearly 1000 words
Had to thread the newly arrived Ulu to my latest TJB Redstone. As I was a touch dismissive of the silver gray paracord provided originally, if I am permitted, just wanted to dress up the Coral + Turquoise Redstone with the black version of the Ulu. This combination doesn’t interfere with the action of opening and closing the blade. Just adds a nice touch to a perfect pocket EDC. Easy to clip on your pocket out of the way and also easy to tug on James for the convenience of having in hand. The the remainder I leave to your preferences. Just love the addition.
- ALAndrew L.Verified BuyerI do not recommend this productRated 2 out of 5 stars10 months agoAlmost a good knife.
The shape of the handle and blade are fine and the material is well machined, but it’s the locking mechanism as a whole that kills it. Unlike other axis locks, even on James Brand knives, it wiggles and can’t be actuated with one hand, and the edges of the thumb knobs are shape and dig into your fingers. For the price the whole process should be smooth and painless. I like James Brand knives and designs but this one is a miss.
- JLJared L.Verified BuyerI recommend this productRated 5 out of 5 stars1 year agoLovin It!
Fits perfectly in hand and easy to handle!
- HRHector R.Verified BuyerI recommend this productRated 5 out of 5 stars1 year agoGreat EDC knife
I love my new Redstone. It is beautiful and very sharp. It will be my EDC knife for a long time. The James Brand knocks it out of the park with this one. Great job!