A hand tool is provided that includes a handle and one or more implements that are movable relative to the handle. The hand tool may include a first implement that is rotatable within a plane and a second implement that is slidable along an axis that may also lie within that same plane. The implements may include a variety of tools or blades, such as knife blades and cutting hooks. The hand tool may also include locks and/or catches to bias or lock one or more of the implements in retracted and extended positions. The handle may define a groove or other recess for holding an instrument such as a sharpening tool.

Title
Hand tool
Application Number
11/410879
Publication Number
20070245497
Application Date
April 25, 2006
Publication Date
October 25, 2007
Inventor
CJ Goodrich
Vancouver
WA, US
Melissa C Yale
Portland
OR, US
Nathan E Knight
Portland
OR, US
Hollan Akio Tsuda
Portland
OR, US
Agent
Alston & Bird
NC, US
Assignee
Leatherman Tool Group
IPC
B25B 15/00
B26B 11/00
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