Monthly Archives: September 2022

Why are our Tsukamaki Handles so special?

Since around 2018 we began experimenting with Tsukamaki style handle wraps. There is nothing immediately special about this, as its a common way to finish a handle in the EDC knife world, and for many makers its often quite a lot easier (and much less messy) than making scaled handles.  So while the “Jap Wrap” […]

The Defensive Custom Knife

For over 5 years now Ironside Edge Works has been making handmade defensive custom knives. We have worked to perfect our pikal knives in particular, which is something very close to our hearts, and we feel we have come close to creating a perfect system – if there is such a thing – for making […]

5 Years of the Shrike

Way back in 2017 the Ironside Edge Works Shrike was born. Most will know the story, a pikal knife designed and created out of necessity at the time which was refined year after year to become a formidable defensive EDC knife now.  We recently completed our 5th Anniversary Masterworks Shrike, in celebration of our business […]

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