Christmas want list

Victorinox knife

Inspired by a classic Swiss soldier’s knife, the Farmer Alox is a cut above the standard red-cased Swiss army issue, with its durable fluted aluminium handle giving extra purchase.

Created for workers in rural Switzerland, the 86g Farmer packs a saw tool and a reamer for metalworking.

But every self-respecting outdoorsman needs a knife he can rely on, so this dependable item carries a sturdy blade nearly twice as thick as you’ll find on an average model. (£28, victorinox.com)

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