The Leatherman® Blog

The Leatherman® Blog

Edward Whidden working on machinery

Engineering never ends: An Interview with Edward Whidden-Rivera

It can take up to two years for a Leatherman multi-tool to move from concept to storefront. But you might be surprised to learn that the engineering doesn’t stop there.
leatherman pliers in testing device

enter the torture chamber: Inside the leatherman testing lab

Before any Leatherman multi-tool design is put into production, it must run a gauntlet of stress tests. Some engineers call the room housing these machines the Testing Lab. Tim Leatherman himself has dubbed it something more colorful: the Torture Chamber.
Leatherman arc cutting cord

Talking MagnaCut® Steel with Dr. Larrin Thomas

The pinnacle of multi-tools, ARC® is finally here. This premium multi-tool combines fan favorite implements with innovative materials and design. One of the features getting the most attention is the use of MagnaCut steel for the primary blade.