The classic knife from Spyderco. Spyderco knives owe the awareness of the unique circular hole in the blade designed to open easily with one hand a pocket knife. Later, they acquired much fame by the special design, the many different types of steel and special serration of the blades. Spyderco is definitely a trendsetter when it comes to revolutionary designs and new types of steel.Spyderco was founded by Sal Glesser. The first product which was produced Spyderco Portable Hand in 1976, a "spider-shaped device," To this Spyderco derived its name. The device was a series of corners, ball joints and clips of people gave a helping hand as jewelers and hobbyists to work with small parts. Sal and his wife Gail traveled in a converted truck and camper from show to show to show their products. In the beginning these were mainly innovative ceramic abrasive products. This quickly became a success and in 1987 they settled in Golden and production began.