This railroad spike knife is hand forged in fire and is our original signature knife. With more space available for engraving, it’s easy to create a personalized gift for groomsmen, a unique birthday gift for men or a Father’s Day gift. Being made of steel containing iron, Our blacksmith made knives are perfect as a steel gift for men on their 11th anniversary or an iron gift for an upcoming 6th “iron” anniversary gift. It is our most popular gift for wedding parties. With a consistently clean curve, perfect weight and balance, and the way it fits and feels great in your hand, this will be your new favorite knife. Strong enough to use it every day or display it for all to see. Custom engraved with a name, date, or special message on the spike head and the side of the handle for a truly one-of-a-kind personal gift. Paired with a sheath or display stand, this railroad spike knife is a great gift for a man or woman in your life. Knives are 8.5″ total length, 4.5″ blade, 4″ handle. Wire brushed finish with a natural wax coating to protect the blade. Dimensions may vary slightly as each item is handmade and forged independently. We file sharpen and harden them to hold an edge. For a finer edge the customer must apply a wet stone or graphite stick. We recommend these knives for light to medium duty use. They are intended for average functionality as well as show. We do not recommend them for heavy duty use or survival type use.