Did you know that Leatherman and Costco teamed up to make an exclusive multi-tool, the Bolster? I didn’t – I only learned about the Bolster this week, thanks to a reader comment.
The Leatherman Bolster looks to be a cross between the Leatherman Sidekick and Rev multi-tools.
The Bolster looks to have a similar tool arrangement as the Rev, with a knife blade, 3 tools on one side, and 2 screwdrivers on the other.
But, the Bolster is closer to the Sidekick with respect to handle aesthetics, knife blade, and tools.
The Bolster has just one outside-accessible tool, the knife blade, as opposed to two for the Sidekick.
Visually, the Bolster looks to be half Rev, half Sidekick.
As of March, 2022, Costco has 573 store locations in the USA. Costco is a paid members-only wholesale club retailer. As one of the biggest retailers in the country, Costco has enormous purchasing power, and they also tend to buy in bulk.
In other words, I’m surprised that Leatherman and Costco teamed up to offer the Bolster, but I’m also not surprised.
Leatherman Bolster Tools & Functions
- Needle-Nose Pliers
- Regular Pliers
- Wire Cutters
- 420HC Knife
- 420HC Serrated Blade
- Wood/Metal File
- Flathead Screwdriver (Small)
- Flathead Screwdriver (Med)
- Phillips Screwdriver
- Ruler (1.5”)
- Bottle Opener
- Can Opener
- Wire Stripper
The pliers are spring-action.
The tool comes with a (presumably removable) pocket clip, as well as a nylon sheath.
Leatherman Bolster Multi-Tool Specs
- 3.75″ closed length
- 1″ closed height
- 0.5″ width
- Weighs 5.9oz
- 100% stainless steel construction
Pricing & Availability
According to Costco’s listing, the Bolster is made in the USA with US and global parts.
The Bolster is covered by Leatherman’s 25 year warranty.
Thank you to Mitherial for the tip!