Any company that can say they've been mastering a product for over a century
must be doing something right. Photo by Jason Frank Rothenberg.
Our knife collection is fundamentally Best Made. We work with makers who focus on quality of
materials and time-tested design, found throughout the world, to provide a definitive offering of the
blades we rely on. Photo by Jason Frank Rothenberg.
Robert Service loved his two-room cabin on the outskirts of Dawson dearly.
Upon leaving in 1912 he said goodbye as only he could, in verse.
"Your roof is bewhiskered, your floor is a-slant, / your walls seem to sag and to swing;
I'm trying to find just your faults, but I can't" Photo by Jason Frank Rothenberg.
A canvas "manty" makes the perfect ground cover for our makeshift kitchen
on the shores of Lake Laberge. Photo by Jason Frank Rothenberg.
At the Keno City Hotel and Bar, the Chilkoot is cold and there's always time
for another game of pool. Photo by Jason Frank Rothenberg.
Hand-painted or unfinished, a Best Made axe is your lifeline in the wilderness,
and a wonderful window into that wilderness at home. Photo by Jason Frank Rothenberg.
“It’s the great, big, broad land ‘way up yonder, / It’s the forests where silence has lease; /
It’s the beauty that thrills me with wonder, / It’s the stillness that fills me with peace.”
– from The Spell of the Yukon by Robert Service.
Photo by Jason Frank Rothenberg.
36 White Street: Hold an axe, meet the team, talk shop, get expert advice:
nothing compares to experiencing our world in its most tangible form.
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Seamless & Steadfast Enamelware

Using World War II-era machinery, our storied European maker forges Best Made insignias directly to these steel surfaces with heat, ensuring a smooth, long-lasting, and seamless finish. Set the tone for your mess hall with these enduring pieces.

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Our Story

"The tradition of adorning tools is a long and storied one, upon which we are proud to have cast a bold and fresh coat of paint."

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"Sometimes, there’s nothing better than just wandering into the wilderness, setting up camp, and cooking over an open fire."

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We are dedicated to equipping customers with high quality products and dependable information they can use and pass down. We empower people to get outside, reconnect with their hands and nature, and in doing so, embark on a life of great adventure.