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The Ellis

The Ellis

Regular price  $119.00
Regular price  Sale price  $119.00

Multiple Tools for Maximum In-Pocket Functionality

Color

Color Black + Black

Blade Shape

Blade Shape Serrated

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Our daily workhorse, reimagined.

We’ve redesigned the Ellis from the ground up, based on feedback from you, our customers. First off, we’ve added our very first scissors, which makes the Ellis supremely versatile. If you can’t cut it with the Ellis's knife blade, you can almost assuredly cut it with scissors. We have also updated the construction of the Ellis into a slip-joint design to make it easier to use. The new Ellis also features a new deep-carry wire clip as well as our “All-Things”® scraper, flat-head screwdriver and pry tool. The Ellis is built around a partially-serrated Swedish Sandvik 12C27 stainless-steel blade and is available in three different scale options. It will immediately become your daily multi-tool of choice.

Product details

Multi Tool
Our most-popular multi tool design
Blade Options
Available in both straight and serrated options for maximum flexibility
Now with Scissors!
Our first knife that includes scissors. Now you can cut paper (and other stuff) on demand!
All-Things® Scraper
Includes the TJB All-Things® pry and scraper; you can turn screws, scrape stickers and pry out a nail with confidence!
Key Ring Attachment
Leverage the TJB All-Things® pry and scraper to attach the Ellis to your keys.

Technical specifications

Blade Shape
Drop Point
Blade Steel
Sandvik 12C27
Blade Type
Partially Serrated
Scale Material
G10
Lock Type
Slipjoint
Blade Length
2.6" / 6.6cm
Handle Length
3.5" / 8.9cm
Overall Length
6.5" / 16.5cm
Weight
2.6 oz
Opening
Nail Nick
Carry Style
Tip Up
Pocket Clip
Deep Carry, Formed Wire
Orientation
Right Handed
Tools
Scissors / Pry Bar / Flat-Head Screwdriver
Designed In
Portland, Oregon
Made In
Yangjiang, China
  • Regular price  $119.00
    Regular price  Sale price  $119.00
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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.

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Sandvik 12C27 Stainless Blade

6.1" Open

OD Green Micarta

3.5" Closed

A daily workhorse.

We have updated the construction of the Ellis into a slip-joint design to make it easier to use. The new Ellis also features a new deep-carry wire clip as well as our “All-Things”® scraper, flat-head screwdriver and pry tool. The Ellis is built around a partially-serrated Swedish Sandvik 12C27 stainless-steel blade and is available in two different scale options. It will immediately become your daily multi-tool of choice.

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ellis scissors
ellis wire clip
ellis collapsible scissors

Collapsible Scissors.

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Partially Serrated Blade.

MADE FOR ZACH


EXPANDING THE UTILITY FAMILY


Minimal Form, Maximum Utility.

Born from the same lineage as the Elko, The Ellis was designed to be the in-pocket, multi-function knife that you’ll be reaching for multiple times a day. We asked ourselves “What things do you really need from a knife like this?”. We made sure that the Ellis had all of those functions, and then we ditched the rest. With a partially serrated blade, scissors, pry bar, and bent wire clip you won’t know how you ever got along without it.

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In-Pocket Utility

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Our Multi-Use Family.

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Reviewed by John B.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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The Ellis by James Knives

Super sharp, nicely built, handy, durable scissors. Great carry pocketknife.

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Reviewed by Daniel G.
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Rated 5 out of 5
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Great knife

I purchased this knife, with a few key points in mind. The knife had to be easy to sharpen, easy to keep track of, and knife law carry legal in foreign countries, as I do a lot of travel, and this knife does the trick. It’s in my pack, as a second….

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Reviewed by Michael G.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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A nicer version of my SAK Compact

I finally decided to pull the trigger on the Ellis and so far I've been very happy with it. The blade is the perfect shape and length for light work daily tasks and the scissors are even sharper and more robust than the vaunted Victorinox scissors. The G-10 scales provide good purchase and I'm very pleased with the overall quality.

As someone who has owned and loved the SAK Compact as my EDC for years, I must admit I mainly use the main blade, the scissors, and on occasion, the bottle opener/flathead. With the Ellis I get higher quality materials and as such it's replaced the Compact as my EDC knife. Well done.

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Reviewed by Alfonso E.
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Rated 5 out of 5
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Scissors in a thin package

I really like the Ellis knife. I am well aware that it does not offer a locking blade so my question is, will a locking blade be available in a future version of this knife?

Or is it a physical limitation because of the scissors that a lock mechanism cannot be added?

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Reviewed by Matt B.
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I recommend this product
Rated 4 out of 5
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New Ellis

Great refinements from the previous version!

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