Benchmade 940 Osborne Design Knife Review


Designed by renowned custom knife maker and designer Warren Osborne, the Benchmade 940 Osborne features a satin finished, plain edge, modified reverse tanto blade made from premium CPM-S30V stainless steel. This light weight EDC folder is built off the foundation of Benchmade’s super tough Axis Lock and uses Green anodized 6061-T6 aluminum scales over 410 stainless steel liners for the handle. A classic design, the 940 is operated via dual thumb studs and comes with a black coated, stainless steel, reversible pocket clip and purple anodized titanium backspacer.  The 940 design is one of Benchmades most successful models from their Blue Class production line.


The Osborne is a timeless classic Benchmade has offered for many years and has had continued success with its unique design and versatile cutting edge.  The 940 was designed by seasoned and renowned custom knife maker Warren Osborne and combined with Benchmade’s manufacturing qualities, result in a knife that performs at the highest level.   The Osborne 940 comes from Benchmade’s Blue Class production line and is offered in a variety of blade styles and handle materials.  And with Benchmade, you can take pride in owning knives that are made in the USA and put through the highest stress tolerances during production to maintain such a high level of quality and craftsmanship that Benchmade has achieved.

Rating: 9.5


Everyday knife with premium stainless-steel blade; Modified reverse Tanto design; ambidextrous dual thumb studs; Green anodized aluminum handle with stainless-steel liner; Color-anodized titanium ...

Made by: Benchmade, Available: In stock


Overall Length 7.87″
Blade Length 3.40″
Blade Thickness 0.115″
Blade Material CPM-S30V Powder Steel
Steel Type Stainless
Blade Rockwell 58-60 HRC
Lock Axis Lock
Closed Length 4.47″
Handle Thickness 0.410″
Handle Material 6061-T6 Aluminum
Liner(s) 410 Stainless Steel
Clip Stainless Steel


  • Secure AXIS locking mechanism
  • Ambidextrous thumb studs for easy deployment
  • S30V premium blade steel
  • Reversible pocket clip
  • 410 stainless steel liners and titanium backspacer
  • Compact and lightweight
  • Made in the U.S.A.

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