Welcome to Ironman Knives

Steve Watkins is an artist and bladesmith expressing his vision for functional art by using the highest quality steel and most beautiful wood available.This is where Steve’s passion for making heirloom quality knives meets your love for cooking.

Chef’s Knife Series’

Steve has worked with the top chefs in the country to developed four of his own signature knife designs which he offers in the following categories;  The Sous Chef Series, the Chef de Cuisine Series and the Executive Chef Series.

Looking for custom?

Steve’s collaboration projects offer the best of both worlds. Steve collaborates with you to bring your vision to life. Steve will sit with you, draw and design your knife then using the highest quality blade steel and most beautiful wood available  execute your design. Learn More…

Meet your Maker

I’m an artist, custom knife maker and athlete living in Charlotte, NC. This website is the culmination of all the influences that shape who I am and my Knife making. Learn more…

Featured in Garden & Gun Magazine

Steve was featured in Garden & Gun Magazine and won Runner Up for the Sixth Annual Made in the South Awards.  Read More…