Founded in 1976 by Sal and Gail Glesser, Spyderco is one of the largest manufacturers of folding pocket knives and fixed blades in the world. From their humble beginnings as knife sharpening specialists traveling from show to show in their bread truck, the Glessers have grown Spyderco into having knives manufactured on five continents.Spyderco has had huge influences on the knife industry and cutlery steel production. From the Spydie hole to the pocket clip, Spyderco’s innovations on the pocket knife have been legendary. Sal Glesser personally works with many steel makers; helping them to develop and test steel types specific for the cutlery industry.Eric Glesser continues to uphold Spyderco’s high standards as a company and in the knife industry. Spyderco continues to make reliable high performance knives. They also continue to support the Armed Forces and Law Enforcement community.
Spyderco has been known to work with many knife designers featuring their designs on new products. From Schempp, Bradley, Wilson, Janich, Lum, and many more, Spyderco continues to give the knife community an opportunity to enjoy many designers’ models.
Here at The Knife Joker we proudly feature Spyderco products. We also offer our own The Knife Joker Spyderco Exclusives.