With all the advancements in knife technology that exists today, sometimes it is best to stick to the basics. Manual opening knives are a staple when it comes to everyday carry. Folding knives have proven to perform time and time again over the years. Use the convenient thumb stud to open and close your manual opening knife with ease. Not sure which folding knife is right for you? Browse Benchmade's inventory and customize the perfect blade style, blade shape, and blade length for your individual needs. View our popular 565-1 Mini Freek and Mini Bugout manual-opening knives.