Dull Boy Blades has recently debuted their latest in knives with the new Negative Zero friction folder.

Dull Boy Blades state “This is a friction folder inspired by one of my favorite knives, the Svord Peasant (made in NZ).

The Peasant is a simple knife with character at a super affordable price point.

The use of affordable yet functional materials in a simple design is something that captured me.

To clarify, a “friction folder” is a type of non locking folding knife that relies on friction to limit the movement of the blade.

The tang of the blade extends past the handle when the knife is closed, this is used to open the knife and prevents the blade from closing while in use.

When I started designing the ZERO I wanted to put my own touch on those concepts, using the tools and technologies I have access to.

Firstly a friction folder like this has essentially one function, to slice, this knife would be an unwise choice for a defensive tool or any hard use application.

However, it excels at slicing tasks, packages, food prep whittling, skinning… “


  • 1/16″ 80crv2, AEBL
  • BL 2.5″
  • HRC 58-61 HRC
  • Pocket clip $120:
  • AEBL w/ high viz orange scales
  • AEBL w/ glow in the dark scales
  • 80crV2 w/ OD green scales
  • 80crV2 w/ one tan and one FDE scale
  • Standard $100:
  • All colors available in both AEBL and 80crV2
  • red, purple, FDE, OD green, black

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