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10 Best United Cutlery Knives & Tools

United Cutlery was established in 1984 as a design and sourcing company in the sporting cutlery industry. As United and its design, sourcing and marketing capacities grew, the company began to produce and distribute products under the United brand into traditional cutlery markets.

It has grown from a small cutlery sourcing company to the fastest growing, most creative and dynamic cutlery company in the world. It now has the capability to create, design, engineer, market, manufacture, or source.

Early in United Cutlery's history a distinctive product segment was developed based on movie replica cutlery products. The company has produced licensed products for more than 30 films including the Rambo franchise and the Lord of The Rings franchise. United Cutlery's uniquely designed, proprietary knives are frequently used in theatrical and television programs because of their quality and authenticity.

Below is a list of the top 10 knives and tools from United Cutlery, handpicked by our experts.

1. United Cutlery Gil Hibben Cleaver Black UC-GH5091 - £99.95

United Cutlery Gil Hibben Cleaver Black UC-GH5091

Knife Masters Gil and Wes Hibben continue to put out innovative designs, which become legends in their own right! The Hibben Legacy Ebony Cleaver Knife is all about having supreme control from the finger-grooved handle that fits comfortably in your palm to the finger ring integrated into the capable blade design. It has a 5 7/8”, full-tang 5Cr15MoV stainless steel cleaver blade with a mirror-polished finish and beveled edges. The black linen Micarta handle scales are secured to the tang with heavy-duty stainless steel pins and there is a lanyard hole. The 10 3/4” overall cleaver knife can be carried and stored in its premium black leather belt sheath, which has the Hibben Knives logo.

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2. United Cutlery Gil Hibben Old West Toothpick With Sheath UC-GH5019 - £149.95

United Cutlery Gil Hibben Old West Toothpick With Sheath UC-GH5019

Gil Hibben has a history of designing knives for Sylvester Stallone to feature in his films, going back to the Rambo III Bowie. Stallone has been an avid collector of Gil’s custom knives and that relationship continued when Stallone commissioned Gil to make several knives to use in his new film, The Expendables. One of those was a never-before-produced, custom-designed Old West Toothpick. It offers a classic Arkansas toothpick style 11 7/8" AUS-6 stainless steel blade with mirror-polished finish and a solid brass back. Grasp this hefty knife by the classic hardwood handle and you can’t help but feel the power of its construction.

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3. United Cutlery Hibben Survival Tanto Bowie UC-GH5047 - £109.95

United Cutlery Hibben Survival Tanto Bowie UC-GH5047

The latest masterpiece in Gil Hibben’s legendary custom-designed knife lineup is this show-stopping Hibben Sawback Survival Tanto. Featuring a razor-sharp 7Cr17 stainless steel beast of a blade with a bead-blasted finish, this powerful tanto is stout! It offers a double-serrated sawback design with an oversized guard and cord wrapped handle. Unscrew the end cap to find a built-in compass. Includes embossed leather sheath.

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4. United Cutlery Hibben Hurricane Blue/Black G10 UC-GH5081 - £74.95

United Cutlery Hibben Hurricane Blue/Black G10 UC-GH5081

The Hibben Hurricane Pocket Knife showcases Gil Hibben’s extraordinary talent for marrying attractive form and absolute function in his incredible designs. The pocket knife has a 3 1/16” sharp, 7Cr17 stainless steel blade with a satin finish and a flipper. It is constructed of precision CNC machined parts with tight tolerances and featuring a glass-smooth ball bearing blade pivot mechanism. The handle is CNC machined 6061 aircraft aluminum with a satin finish, a silver anodized coating and has tan and black G10 handle scale accents. The pocket knife is 5”, when closed, and has a bead blasted stainless steel pocket clip with the iconic Hibben Knives logo laser etched in white. If you’re looking for an exceptional lock knife, this Gil Hibben masterpiece is exactly what you’re looking for! This is an absolute must-have for your Gil Hibben collection!

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5. United Cutlery Hibben Old West Bowie UC-GH5069 - £144.95

United Cutlery Hibben Old West Bowie UC-GH5069

Knifemaker extraordinaire Gil Hibben continues to design exceptional knives made for hard everyday use and the Gil Hibben Old West Bowie Knife – Bloodwood Edition takes it even further! Take it with you into the most untamed environments and use it under the harshest conditions. It has a keenly sharp, 14" stainless steel clip point blade with a high-polish finish and a beefy profile. The red-brown, natural-look wooden handle is complemented by a gold-plated blade catcher and handguard. A custom leather belt sheath protects and stores the massive bowie knife. This is a BudK Exclusive design, which has been reimagined by Gil Hibben, and brought back for a very, very limited time. Don’t let this one get away!

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6. United Cutlery Usmc Anytime Marine Recon Bowie And Sheath UC-UC2863 - £49.95

United Cutlery Usmc Anytime Marine Recon Bowie And Sheath UC-UC2863

US Marines need knives they can rely on in the most intense situations. You’ll never find a mission the Marine Force Recon can’t accomplish, especially with the help of this massive sawback bowie. The AUS-6 stainless steel blade is corrosion resistant with a non-reflective finish. The overmolded rubber handle grip feels great in your hand, and the metal hand guard keeps your fingers from slipping to the blade. Includes a durable nylon sheath.

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7. United Cutlery Hibben Legacy Ulu UC-GH5074 - £73.95

United Cutlery Hibben Legacy Ulu UC-GH5074

Knife Masters Gil and Wesley Hibben continue to put out innovative designs, which become legends in their own right! The Hibben® Legacy Ulu Knife is a sleek and modern reimagining of the traditional ulu knife, used since ancient times. The 6 1/2" 5Cr15 stainless steel blade has a mirror polished finish that provides a striking contrast to the black pakkawood handle scales. The wide and beefy blade is keenly sharp, allowing you to put it up against any slicing or cutting task whether it’s at home or on the hunt. The ulu knife is protected by a black leather belt sheath with an embossed Hibben® logo and a secure snap closure. This is an absolute must have for your Hibben® collection.

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8. United Cutlery LOTR Strider Ranger Sword UC-UC1299 - £299.95

United Cutlery LOTR Strider Ranger Sword UC-UC1299

With over 100 million copies sold in over 40 languages, millions have grown up with The Lord of the Rings, the classic epic tale considered by millions to be the greatest fantasy-adventure story ever told. J.R.R. Tolkiens phenomenal epic trilogy chronicles the struggle between good and evil for possession of a magical ring. The book trilogy, named the most popular book of the 20th Century, has been presented in a series of feature films from New Line Cinema. Solid metal cross guard and pommel, antique metal finish. Genuine leather-wrapped grip. 420 stainless steel blade, false-edged. Wood display plaque and certificate of authenticity. 47 1/4" overall. 36" blade.

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9. United Cutlery Kissing Crane Usmc 2019 Trapper UC-KC5550 - £42.95

United Cutlery Kissing Crane Usmc 2019 Trapper UC-KC5550

This eye-catching pocket knife, from Kissing Crane’s 2019 American Hero Collection, pays homage to America’s brave Marines with bold handle accents, USMC-themed blade etchings and construction that’s nothing short of “Marine tough.” Both elegant and field-capable, it features razor sharp clip and spey blades crafted from resilient 440 stainless steel. The distinctive handle is comprised of genuine black bone and brown pakkawood, separated by brass spacers. “USMC” is etched into the handle with the iconic US Marine winged anchor insignia. A must-have for any cutlery or military collection. It also makes a fantastic everyday carry and a heartfelt, memorable gift for a Marine in your life.

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10. United Cutlery Hibben Kukri D2 UC-GH5094 - £204.95

United Cutlery Hibben Kukri D2 UC-GH5094

The new Hibben Kukri Knife D2, crafted by noted knife designer Gil Hibben, really is a beast of a kukri knife. The knife has a perfectly sharp, 11 7/8” D2 tool steel curved blade with a mirror polished finish, extending from a chrome-plated metal handguard. The finger-grooved handle is crafted of dark brown pakkawood, accented with a black Micarta spacer, and it has a chrome-plated pommel with a lanyard hole. The 17 3/8” overall kukri knife slides smoothly into a genuine leather, basket-woven belt sheath with a snap strap closure.

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