First-Timer Gift Guide

First-Timer Gift Guide

TOP 4 FIRST TIMER MULTI-TOOLS

A multi-tool is a gift like no other. People are surprised how often they use it in everyday life and might never forget the time they used it to save the day in ways big and small. These four picks are all lightweight and easy to use. We know you’ll find a Leatherman for everyone on your list, no matter your budget. Every Leatherman multi-tool is backed by our standard 25-year warranty. Interested in an extended warranty? Check out our Insider Rewards Program.

#1

Wingman®

The Always Ready Bestseller

You can’t go wrong with a bestseller, and the Wingman® delivers. Featuring 14 indispensable tools like our iconic spring-action pliers and spring-action scissors you can use with one hand. Customizable.

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HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Lightweight and easy to use
  • One hand accessible knife blade and scissors
  • Spring-action pliers

GOOD TO KNOW:

Not compatible with Leatherman Bit Kits or Bit Driver Extenders.


WHO IT'S FOR

Anyone looking for an easy-to-use multi-tool they can use on the go or at home.


WHY WE PICKED IT:

The Wingman makes the perfect first multi-tool because it is easy to carry and easy to use. It offers just the essential tools used every day, like a knife blade and outside accessible scissors. Even Leatherman super fans with large collections of heavy-duty multi-tools will have a backup Wingman for when they want to carry something light.

#2

FREE® T4

The Pocket Problem Solver
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HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Compact and lightweight
  • FREE technology for one-handed opening of all tools
  • Available in five color variations

GOOD TO KNOW:

The FREE T4 is one of the few Leatherman tools without pliers.


WHO IT'S FOR:

For those looking to step up from a basic pocketknife and don’t need pliers or full-size features.


WHY WE PICKED IT:

The FREE T4 features a signature design and epic haptics—all tools lock into place with a confident, reassuring click. Of course, everything is one-hand operable (with the exception of the removable tweezers). The FREE T4 is made from a durable combination of 420 stainless steel and glass-filled nylon. Easy to use and easy to carry, the FREE T4 is a high-functioning tool in a convenient, packable size.

#3

Micra®

Best Mini Multi-Tool
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HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Less than 2 oz.
  • Spring-action scissors
  • Packs a knife, screwdrivers, file, and more in a compact design
  • Available in a variety of colors (including new Cherry and Arctic Blue) and is customizable

GOOD TO KNOW:

The Micra does not have a pair of pliers.


WHO IT’S FOR:

Anyone can find a use for a Micra! That might be why it’s one of our most popular gifts.


WHY WE PICKED IT:

If portability is your thing, the compact, lightweight Micra puts 10 helpful tools—including strong, spring-action scissors—right on your keychain. Carry this daily problem solver by itself or pair with a bigger multi-tool for a powerful duo. Don’t forget to customize it for the perfect gift.

#4

Curl®

The Classic and Capable Choice
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HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Based on the bestselling Wave, but lighter and easier to carry
  • One-handed knife blade and file
  • Comes with a pocket clip

GOOD TO KNOW:

Easy to customize or engrave with a personalized message.


WHO IT’S FOR:

Anyone who wants a classic and capable multi-tool and is looking for an affordable entry into the Leatherman lineup.


WHY WE PICKED IT:

The Curl is packed with some of Leatherman’s iconic features yet affordable for first-time users. It’s equipped with 15 different tools, including an ultra-sharp knife blade, spring-loaded scissors, and our customizable bit driver. Carry it wherever the work takes you with the removable pocket clip or the provided nylon sheath.

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  • Product Video
    Size Category
    Full-Size
    Blade Length
    2.6 in. | 6.6 cm.
    Blade Hardness
    55-59 HRC
    Closed Length
    3.8 in. | 9.65 cm.
    Open Length
    6 in. | 15.24 cm.
    Weight
    7 oz. | 198.45 g.
    Overall Thickness
    0.56 in. | 1.42 cm.
    width
    1.27 in. | 3.23 cm.
    Height
    -
    Depth
    -
    Band Width
    -
    Circumference
    -
    Bezel Diameter
    -
    Material Names for Search
    420HC Stainless Steel
    Awl
    Bit Drivers
    Blades
    420HC Combo Knife
    Cutters
    Files
    Wood/Metal File
    Openers
    Package Opener
    Can Opener
    Bottle Opener
    Pliers
    Spring-action Needlenose Pliers
    Spring-action Regular Pliers
    Ruler
    Ruler (1.5 in | 3.8 cm)
    Scissors
    Spring-action Scissors
    Screwdrivers
    Phillips Screwdriver
    Medium Screwdriver
    Small Screwdriver
    Wire Work
    Spring-action Wire Cutters
    Wire Stripper
    Wrenches
    Other
    Wire Cutters
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    Pliers
    -
    Wire Cutters
    -
    Pliers
    -
    Color
    Stainless Steel
    Sheath
    Black Nylon
    Gift Box
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  • 12
    Tools
    $69.95 - $74.95
    Product Video
    Size Category
    Pocket-Size
    Blade Length
    2.2 in. | 5.59 cm.
    Blade Hardness
    55-59 HRC
    Closed Length
    3.6 in. | 9.14 cm.
    Open Length
    5.8 in. | 14.73 cm.
    Weight
    4.3 oz. | 121.9 g.
    Overall Thickness
    0.69 in. | 1.75 cm.
    width
    0.96 in. | 2.44 cm.
    Height
    -
    Depth
    -
    Band Width
    -
    Circumference
    -
    Bezel Diameter
    -
    Material Names for Search
    420HC Stainless Steel,Glass-filled Nylon,Cerakote®
    Awl
    Awl
    Bit Drivers
    Blades
    420HC Knife
    Cutters
    Files
    Wood/Metal File
    Openers
    Package Opener
    Bottle Opener
    Pliers
    Ruler
    Scissors
    Spring-action Scissors
    Screwdrivers
    Phillips Screwdriver
    Medium Screwdriver
    Small Screwdriver
    Extra-small Screwdriver
    Wire Work
    Wrenches
    Other
    Pry Tool
    Tweezers
    Wire Cutters
    -
    Pliers
    -
    Wire Cutters
    -
    Pliers
    -
    Color
    Stainless Steel
    Arctic
    Navy
    Evergreen
    Lunar
    Sheath
    None
    Gift Box
    None
    Leatherman
  • Product Video
    Size Category
    Keychain
    Blade Length
    1.6 in. | 4.06 cm.
    Blade Hardness
    55-59 HRC
    Closed Length
    2.5 in. | 6.35 cm.
    Open Length
    4.2 in. | 10.67 cm.
    Weight
    1.8 oz. | 51.03 g.
    Overall Thickness
    0.37 in. | 0.94 cm.
    width
    0.75 in. | 1.91 cm.
    Height
    -
    Depth
    -
    Band Width
    -
    Circumference
    -
    Bezel Diameter
    -
    Material Names for Search
    420HC Stainless Steel
    Awl
    Bit Drivers
    Blades
    420HC Knife
    Cutters
    Files
    Nail File
    Openers
    Bottle Opener
    Pliers
    Ruler
    Ruler (4.7 in | 12.0 cm)
    Scissors
    Spring-action Scissors
    Screwdrivers
    Flat/Phillips Screwdriver
    Medium Screwdriver
    Extra-small Screwdriver
    Wire Work
    Wrenches
    Other
    Nail Cleaner
    Tweezers
    Wire Cutters
    -
    Pliers
    -
    Wire Cutters
    -
    Pliers
    -
    Color
    Cherry
    Stainless Steel
    Black
    Gray
    Green
    Pink
    Slate
    Arctic
    Navy
    Limited Edition Red & Blue
    Sheath
    None
    Gift Box
    -
    Compatible Accessories
    15
    Tools
    $89.95
    Product Video
    Size Category
    Full-Size
    Blade Length
    2.9 in. | 7.37 cm.
    Blade Hardness
    55-59 HRC
    Closed Length
    4 in. | 10.16 cm.
    Open Length
    6.25 in. | 15.88 cm.
    Weight
    7.5 oz. | 212.62 g.
    Overall Thickness
    0.6 in. | 1.52 cm.
    width
    1.24 in. | 3.15 cm.
    Height
    -
    Depth
    -
    Band Width
    -
    Circumference
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    Bezel Diameter
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    Material Names for Search
    420HC Stainless Steel
    Awl
    Awl w/ Thread Loop
    Bit Drivers
    Large Bit Driver
    Blades
    420HC Knife
    Cutters
    Files
    Diamond-coated File
    Wood/Metal File
    Openers
    Can Opener
    Bottle Opener
    Pliers
    Needlenose Pliers
    Regular Pliers
    Ruler
    Ruler (4 in | 10 cm)
    Scissors
    Spring-action Scissors
    Screwdrivers
    Medium Screwdriver
    Wire Work
    Hard-wire Cutters
    Wire Cutters
    Wire Stripper
    Wrenches
    Other
    Wire Cutters
    -
    Pliers
    -
    Wire Cutters
    -
    Pliers
    -
    Color
    Stainless Steel
    Sheath
    Black Nylon
    Gift Box
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