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The Ellis

The Ellis

Multiple Tools for Maximum In-Pocket Functionality

Regular price  $199.00
Regular price  Sale price  $199.00
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Color OD Green + Black

Blade Shape

Blade Shape Serrated

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A daily workhorse.

The Ellis uses a lockback design so that you can do real work with a tool that locks; no more busted knuckles turning screws. Other features include a partially-serrated drop point blade, a combination bottle-opener and screwdriver, our "All Things"® scraper and pry and a bail loop for attaching to your keys, carabiner or backpack.

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
Lock Type
Blade Length
2.6" / 6.6cm
Handle Length
3.5" / 8.9cm
Overall Length
6.5" / 16.5cm
2.6 oz
Nail Nick
Carry Style
Tip Up
Pocket Clip
Deep Carry, Formed Wire
Right Handed
Scissors / Pry Bar / Flat-Head Screwdriver
Designed In
Portland, Oregon
Made In
Yangjiang, China
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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.

ellis black blade detail
ellis scissor detail
ellis clipped in pocket
ellis laid on pendelton blanket

Collapsible Scissors.

ellis open in hands

Partially Serrated Blade.



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.

ellis laydown on textile

In-Pocket Utility

ellis on book

Our Multi-Use Family.

Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
Based on 174 reviews
Total 5 star reviews: 143 Total 4 star reviews: 21 Total 3 star reviews: 10 Total 2 star reviews: 0 Total 1 star reviews: 0
94%would recommend this product
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174 reviews
  • LS
    Lance S.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Rated 4 out of 5 stars
    4 weeks ago
    Great EDC knife with scissors

    Great little tool and the perfect size/weight for EDC. First off the construction/materials seem to be top notch and this tool just looks really nice!! The slip joint function of the blade and scissors are nice and firm. Love the G10 scales and the scissors cut amazingly. The pocket clip is nice and low profile but the finish has scratched already with very light use. The biggest drawback to me seems that the clip should be on the opposite side. As a right hand carry, when I pull the knife out - with my finger on the clip and thumb on the inside scale - I have to flip the knife over in my hand so my thumb is on the clip to be able to open the blade. If the clip was on the other side I could just pull the knife out and open the blade. Maybe the scales/clip can be swapped? Overall a very nice EDC tool, lower the price a bit, make in the USA and swap the clip to the other side and it'd be a solid 5 and probably my all time favorite knife for EDC.

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    Christopher S.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    1 month ago
    Best EDC around

    I love the new Ellis. The scissors come in clutch when i knife cant fit or you need the delicate touch. The everything scraper i never knew i needed but seem to keep finding new ways to use it. Will definitely be keeping this in the pocket no matter where i go.

  • RB
    Roger B.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    3 months ago
    Great knife, fantastic scissors!!

    I am usually a lock blade person but have to say really happy with the detent on the Ellis, I have no concerns on closing on me and scissors are exceptionally practical.

  • EB
    Evan B.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    4 months ago
    Saved the day in Maine’s 100 mile wilderness

    I’m in love with this EDC. On a recent 10-day backpacking trip in Maine, it saved the day when a buddy’s bear bag got snagged in a tree and wouldn’t fall down. No bear bag means no food!! After a few other ideas, we tried lashing my Ellis to a ten foot stick and used it to saw through the line, freeing the bag!

  • SJ
    Sophia J.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    5 months ago
    Compact & Mighty

    I bought "The Ellis" for my fiance and he was so excited! He had been eying it for months! Although he has another "everyday" knife, I believe that knife is currently in a drawer somewhere and "The Ellis" has now taken its place. We are both very happy with our purchase.

    One more note, I thought I had ordered the wrong knife and reached out to TJB immediately. The staff was so patient and kind while they helped me out. I love TJB!

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