The OLFA L-1 Utility Knife: A Must-Have

Professional carpenters need specific tools for specialty work, including a good multipurpose utility knife that can handle a variety of jobs in a ...

Everything You Need to Know About Changing Your...

Utility knives are considered extremely handy because of the multiple purposes they serve: from hanging wallboard, trimming wallpaper, cutting card...

The OLFA PL-1 Pro-Load™ Utility Knife: The Knif...

“Why buy a single blade knife when you can have an auto-loading knife with a one handed thumb lock and ratchet lock with extra blade storage that’s...

Andrew King’s Go-To Knife – The 25mm H-1 Extra ...

During my day job I am a building engineer for commercial buildings and do tasks relating to HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and more. I really dip my ...

How OLFA Shows Up on the Jobsite with Jacob Gar...

I call myself the “Jake” of All Trades because I have experience doing work in many trades, both for my day job and as side hobbies. I am a full-ti...

A Conversation on Black Blades with Micah Supan...

When you think about using a utility knife for a project, you probably reach for a typical retractable, silver blade that is a staple in any tool b...

Looking to Easily Slice Heavy-Duty Materials? T...

Tradespeople love the 18mm utility knife for everyday use, but sometimes you need something a little stronger that can aid in heavy-duty cuts, whil...

Could These Be the World’s Most Loved Heavy-Dut...

In today’s world, consumers—and especially professionals—expect products to go beyond, “performs as expected.” They don’t simply demand excellence,...

A Day in the Life of a Painter

We wanted to shine some light this month on a certain group of tradespeople who love and support OLFA for many reasons: painters! From scraping, to...

Product Spotlight: The Multi-Blade / Auto-Load ...

Auto-Load Utility Knives Keep the Momentum Going Strong with Built-in Blade Storage When Yoshio Okada invented the incredibly innovative snap-off b...

How to Choose a Blade

If you were to imagine a utility blade in your mind, odds are you would picture a straight piece of metal with a sharp edge. While that is true to ...

THE HISTORY OF THE SNAP-OFF BLADE CUTTER

  OLFA has been a pioneer in the utility knife industry for more than half a century. We want to take you back to our roots and tell you the origi...