Work Sharp Gears Up for Annual Knife Day with Columbia River Knife and Tool

Work Sharp Gears Up for Annual Knife Day with Columbia River Knife and Tool

ASHLAND, Ore. (August 15, 2018) — At home, in the field, or wherever you carry a blade, you need it to be sharp. Help Work Sharp Outdoor — the leading manufacturer of knife and tool sharpeners — Columbia River Knife and Tool, and renowned knife maker Ken Onion celebrate Annual Knife Day, which takes place nationwide August 24, by participating in the #WorkSharpStaySharp campaign.

Throughout August, Work Sharp will run a series of social media campaigns designed to engage hunters, anglers and craftsmen. On August 22, one lucky entry will be chosen at random to receive a Ken Onion Edition Knife and Tool Sharpener, a CRKT knife signed by Ken Onion, and more.


To enter the giveaway, individuals should:

  • like Work Sharp Tools on Facebook and share the specified contest post with their friends;
  • follow @WorkSharpTools on Instagram and comment on the specified contest post;
  • and sign up for Work Sharp Outdoor’s newsletter.

Individuals are also encouraged to share how they #WorkSharpStaySharp in the field on their own social media channels.

Participants will automatically be entered for the Grand Prize, which will be awarded August 31. The Grand Prize includes: a Work Sharp Guided Sharpening System, Guided Field Sharpener, Pocket Knife Sharpener, Ken Onion Edition Knife and Tool Sharpener with Blade Grinding Attachment, knife signed by Ken Onion, and more.

CRKT has been a valued industry friend and partner of Work Sharp for many years, and continues to grow this partnership through their mutual relationship with award-winning knife designer Ken Onion.

“We believe in Ken Onion, and we believe in Columbia River Knife and Tool,” said Kyle Crawford, Work Sharp Brand Manager.

“Our brands share a core set of values and industry vision. We all want the absolute best for our customers. To fulfill that commitment, we must be innovative. Ken has been the cornerstone of CRKT’s innovation, and collaborated with us to develop a game-changing sharpener: the Ken Onion Edition Knife and Tool Sharpener. Together, we’re able to deliver the pinnacle of knife sharpening – one that sharpens any blade you own. This Knife Day, we’re celebrating that innovation with #WorkSharpStaySharp.”

Work Sharp’s engineering, combined with Onion’s industrial design, resulted in a fast, easy way to sharpen every knife you own – with precision and repeatability. Using a fully adjustable precision sharpening guide, variable speed motor and wide, flexible abrasive belts, the Ken Onion Edition Knife and Tool Sharpener sharpens pocket knives, hunting knives, serrated knives, kitchen knives and more. This innovative design takes the same technology that professional blade makers use to create razor sharp edges, and puts it in the comfort of a consumer’s home or shop.

In the field, on the water, at your workbench, or wherever your passion takes you – sharp knives and tools are essential to your success. This month, celebrate how you #WorkSharpStaySharp with Work Sharp Outdoor.

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For more information about Columbia River Knife and Tool, click here.

About Work Sharp Outdoor
Work Sharp Outdoor is a division of Darex, a 4th-generation, family-owned business in Ashland, Oregon. Darex has produced industry-leading sharpening tools for more than 45 years. Work Sharp’s complete line of manual and power sharpeners is trusted by hunters and craftsmen worldwide; its longstanding reputation is built on exceptional products that make sharpening faster and easier than other systems in the market, without compromising performance. Today, Darex is over 100 co-workers strong and has sold over 5 million sharpeners.