leatherman skeletool pocket knife for camping

Leatherman skeletool

At a mere five ounces, the Leatherman Skeletool has a stainless steel straight blade, pliers, bit driver, removable pocket clip and carabiner/bottle opener. 

The Skeletool is just what you need in one good looking package. Blade is 1/2 Serrated 1/2 Plain.

7 Tools in One, 2 Bit Count


Needle nose Pliers 

Regular Pliers

Hard-wire Cutters

Wire Cutters

420HC Combo Knife

Bottle Opener

Carabiner Clip

Large Bit Driver


25-year Warranty

All Locking Blades and Tools

DLC Coating for Scratch and Corrosion Resistance

DLC-coated Stainless Steel Handles with Carbon-fiber Handle Insert

Outside-accessible Blade for One-handed Opening

Removable Pocket Clip

Stainless Steel body


2.6 in | 6.60 cm (blade length)

4 in | 10 cm (closed)

5.0 oz | 142 g


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The original Multi-tool

The original Leatherman tool was called the PST, or known as the Pocket Survival Tool. Eight years in the making, the PST comprised of 13 different tools and folded up into a five ounce, four inch toolbox. In the first year of business, Tim and Steve hoped to sell 4,000 tools; instead, they sold 30,000. And over the next decade, they would sell over one million PST multi-tools.


When Tim started on the prototype for this new tool, he estimated it’d take him a month. Instead, it took the next three years to build the prototype he envisioned and file for a patent. With the patent application and prototype in hand, he set off to sell his idea. Unfortunately, the companies he approached didn’t bite. Knife companies thought his invention was a tool, and tool companies thought it was a gadget. Neither were interested.

For another three and a half years, Tim faced one rejection letter after another. Until he partnered with his college friend, Steve Berliner, and in the spring of 1983, they received their first order for 500 tools from Cabela's and launched the first Leatherman tool.

Reinforced clear top drawer bag