Shinola is a Detroit-based luxury goods designer best known for their (mostly) American-made watches and bicycles. However, they partner with small manufacturers all over the country to produce these and other items such as leather journals, shoe polish, pet items, and now through a partnership with the Benchmade Company, knives.
The Shinola/Benchmade knife features Dymondwood composite scales. Each set has a variable color and grain pattern which makes each knife unique. It features a reversible pocket-clip for our left-handed friends, and a quality, 2.96″ M390 steel blade.
According to Zvisoft’s steel app, M390 is a very high quality stainless commonly found in limited edition folders of this type. It can be hardened to 62HRC, but is more typically found in the 60HRC range. A solid choice for a knife like this.
If you would like to read more about it, you can visit Shinola’s website. It is available for purchase there for a $200MSRP.