Craftsmanship Without Compromise™
STEELPORT Knife Co. is reintroducing heirloom American forged carbon steel cutlery. We deliver trusted performance, exceptional design and handcrafted individuality through rigorous attention to detail.
Who We Are
We’re a small team dedicated to producing the finest trusted kitchen knives available. Our work combines premium materials, traditional forging technique, and American heirloom craftsmanship. We manufacture and sharpen each knife by hand in Portland, Oregon.
Now Available: the Complete Collection of Carbon Steel Knives
We’re proud to offer a full set of five essential carbon steel cutlery and accessories.
10” Slicing Knife
An impressive showpiece for carving roasts and preparing meat and fish.Shop Now
8" Chef Knife
A versatile chef knife for jobs large and small in any kitchen.Shop Now
10” Bread Knife
A high performance bread knife with custom wavy serration for more than just bread.Shop Now
6” Chef Knife
An agile chef knife especially well-suited for smaller cutting spaces.Shop Now
4” Paring Knife
Our smallest knife, designed for high level maneuverability and application.Shop Now
What Makes Us Different
Combining time-tested traditional forging and knife making methods with modern innovations, we’re the only cutlery brand to offer broadly accessible premium carbon steel knives forged and handcrafted in the US, using all American-made materials.
Steelport Knife Co. 8” Chef Knife
Natural Wood Handle
Locally sourced Oregon Big Leaf Maple Burl, stabilized with resin to meet tough kitchen requirements and prevent shrinking or swelling.
Contoured Bolster with Hand Polished Edges
Smooth transition from bolster to handle for comfort and support of proper pinch grip hold.
Differential heat treatment maintains a softer spine for overall durability.
65 HRC Hardness
Proprietary heat treatment and Cryo process results in a fine grained wear-resistant blade with exceptional sharpness and hardness without becoming brittle.
Forged Full Tang
Solid one-piece construction from blade tip to end cap for a well balanced and longer lasting knife.
“…This wickedly sharp, carbon steel 8-inch Chef Knife from STEELPORT should be in your arsenal…”
“The Best Made-in-USA Kitchen Knife: STEELPORT Chef Knife.”
“This new American-made Chef’s Knife will become the most versatile blade in your kitchen.”
“Here are some of our favorite kitchen tools…Handcrafted in Portland, the 8-inch STEELPORT Knife Co.”
The New York Times
“…It has heirloom written all over it.”
“After using and sharpening these I have to say they have the best of both worlds of soft and hard treatments of 52100.”
– Josh Donald, Owner of Bernal Cutlery SF
“STEELPORT is the perfect knife for me. Handles all of my duties at work yet Durable enough to use at home with the family. A knife that embody a true work life balance”
– Gabriel Rucker, James Beard Award-winning Chef/Owner of Le Pigeon in Portland, Oregon
“Absolutely exquisite. All aspects of the knife are so special. Design, materials and craftsmanship combine to make a knife that I look forward to using the rest of my life.”
– Paul Kahan, James Beard Award-winning Chef and Owner of Publican and avec in Chicago
“I love the STEELPORT knife! I use it every day, the great balance and feel definitely makes the cut!”
– Aaron Franklin, Owner of Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas.
“To me a knife is a tool. It has been a good minute since I put a knife in my hand and it has given me pause. STEELPORT knives are simply stunning, the second you see it or use it you know that this knife is special. I Intend on using this tool for a very long time with much joy.”
– Elias Cairo, Co-Owner/Salumist of Olympia Provisions
“It’s my go-to at-home knife now. Keeps a solid edge over time and is pretty damn indestructible. Would definitely recommend for those at a home level or pro.”
– Eric Rivera, Chef/Owner of ADDO in Seattle
“This knife is not only my favorite knife, it quickly became one of the most treasured items in my kitchen. The details are just impeccable, and it’s so light and responsive… Like a Bentley of knives.”
– Mike Thelin, Founder of Feast Portland
“Feel how amazingly balanced and well crafted this carbon steel knife is. It will definitely become an heirloom tool that you will use daily for a life time.”
– Carey Schleicher-Haselhorst, Owner of Cord
“I own a beautiful collection of carbon steel knives, but nothing as gorgeous as this American-forged, full tang carbon steel knife from STEELPORT, located in Portland, Oregon.”
– Jeffrey B. Rodgers, @TheCulinaryFanatic
“It’s made with all US materials and crafted right here in Portland by Eytan and his team. This 8″ chef knife is incredibly well balanced — razor sharp with none of the fuss and holds its edge for what seems like forever. This knife is everything.”
– Bonnie Morales, Chef/Owner of Kachka
“I’m loving this carbon steel chef’s knife from STEELPORT Knife Co. – super balance, killer edge, plus the handle (Oregon maple) is cool… It’s a joy to use.”
– Ray Isle, Executive Wine Editor of Food & Wine Magazine
“Using a Steelport feels like it was made by someone with so much experience and passion for the art of knives, because it was. Everything about it feels right, and knowing where it comes from feels even better.”
– Doug Adams, TopChef Season 12 Finalist
“Not only for its functionality and design but because it’s made by hand in Portland, Oregon. This knife would make a perfect Father’s Day gift for the man who loves to cook and appreciates the finer things in life. A great knife is an essential part of every kitchen.”
– Melissa Reome, @GrillMomma
“I haven’t picked up another chefs knife since I got my STEELPORT”
– Karl Holl, Founder of Forager Goods & Co and Culinary Director of Smith Teamaker