2 Jan
Crafted of laminated white steel with hand-hammered finish

Best Made‘s latest ode to fine tool making is their new “Higo” knife, aka the Higonokami. The Higonokami is a famed Japanese blade that has been made by the Miyamoto Manufacturing Co. since the 1920s, and has grown to prominence with over 50 other manufacturers also making the blade. Best Made’s slim profile version is crafted of laminated Japanese white […]


We’re long time fans of the people over at Best Made, who specialize in handcrafted goods that live up to their name (our favorite probably being the Axe & Axe Sling). Now they’ve teamed up with world renowned Japanese swordsmith/knifemaker Toshiki Nambu to craft a set of Jiro Ono-worthy kitchen knives. The 71-year old artisan […]


22 Jan
A blade fit for calm or dangerous seafaring needs

Best Made has created a rigging knife fit for all the dangers aboard the next Sea Shepard Ship in the height of another Whale Wars Campaign. The heavy-duty knife is designed to cut through rope as clean and quick as possible — much like their Axe & Axe Sling chops through zombies. It features a […]


Best Made Co. teams with Seil Marschall to create an Alpine Rucksack bag replete with European mountaineer design and function. Since 1896 Seil Marschall, a fourth generation family-owned business, has worked from Southern Germany near the Swiss Alps to create quality Alpine products. When traveling Germany Best Made Co. stumbled upon a Seil Marschall bag […]


The Stay Sharp tumbler by Best Made combines both style and design in one. The tumbler, which come in a set of two, are made from Ankole Cattle Horn and polished to a flawlessly smooth finish. Each one is produced for the company by a 170 year old horn works company in England and engraved […]


15 Sep
SCION & Gluekit present artists of product design

For their latest gallery exhibit, Scion has recruited the crew over at Gluekit (American designers Christopher Sleboda and Kathleen Sleboda) to curate an exhibit showcasing artists who focus on product design. Blurring the line between collectibility and function, A Product of Design celebrates a different type of creative artist. Moving away from their usual fair […]


20 Jun
Handmade sling keeps axe safe and secure in case of zombie attack

New York-based Best Made Company crafts many a bad ass chopping axe, and along with it has designed the complimentary Axe Sling. Meant to be carried on one’s back, the vegetable tanned cowhide sling features solid brass hardware and helps to keep your hands free and your blade safe and secure — perfect for quick […]

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