These are: The carrying of knives in public is forbidden or restricted by law in many countries. Carry a knife in a public area without a valid reason. Because it’s confusing. But, it is the law and people want to make sure they comply with it, which is great.From these questions we wanted to give you as much information as possible in the simplest format possible. The most popular colour? Illegal Knives. Why? UK Knife Law 6 This entry was posted in Bushcraft Skills and tagged bushcraft Knives law on 07/07/2013 by Gary (updated 473 days ago) As a responsible bushcrafter, it is important to be aware of current UK knife law and to make sure that you are in compliance with it. I EDC a 3" non locking knife, but these laws are not common knowledge, and if you have had the misfortune to have to listen to the radio all day (or at least the unavoidable radio 1 constantly on in the workshop) they keep on about stopping kids/people carrying knives. Blacksmiths Knife Making Steel Damascus Kit EN42 and 15N20 2 pack £ 29.00 including VAT The most common knife making kit material is carbon steel. Well you're in luck, because here they come. You guessed it: blue. I appreciate that UK laws are restrictive but you should see the sheer volume of offensive weapon style knives that are seized daily in UK cities. Buy, sell, or carry any type of banned knife or weapon. Certainly. Knife legislation is defined as the body of statutory law or case law promulgated or enacted by a government or other governing jurisdiction that prohibits, criminalizes, or restricts the otherwise legal manufacture, importation, sale, transfer, possession, transport, or use of knives.. If my wife’s uncle chose to pass on the family swords to her, for example, she’d have a few antique Japanese swords, & it’d be perfectly legal for her to own & import them. All of these knives conform to current UK legislation. In the UK, the main knife legislation is found in the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) 1988 however certain types of knife are banned under the Restriction of Offensive Weapons Act (ROWA) 1959, the relevant section of the latter being Section 1. Did you scroll all this way to get facts about knife making kit? An exception applies if it has a folding blade up to 3 inches long (7.62 cm). Every single day we get questions about UK knife law. Here in the UK we have pretty strict knife laws, which can make it difficult to choose an EDC knife. It’s not straight forward. Importing knives, swords and other offensive weapons into the UK It is an offence to import certain specified weapons including knives, swords and other blades. By limiting knives by the standard non locking 3.5″ rule it grants police the power to remove a lot of deadly weapons from the streets. LAWS ON KNIVES UK: Legislation governs selling, buying, or carrying a knife. The United Kingdom has some of the most restrictive gun control laws in the world, so the increased murder rate in the British capital is largely a result of a sharp rise in knife-related crime. It is against the law to: Sell a knife to anyone younger than 18 years old. There are 1051 knife making kit for sale on Etsy, and they cost £50.61 on average. That’s why we have this section, a category dedicated to UK Friendly Everyday Carry Pocket Knives.