Ben Stark shares more than you’d think with the fictional genius playboy billionaire philanthropist that bears his last name. For starters, both he and Tony Stark started their impressive craft young — Ben is only 18 and already creating beautiful work. It makes sense then that Ben would eventually craft another gorgeous blade in homage to the fictional Iron Man inventor. Behold, a true Stark knife.
Every time Ben posts a new knife, he says that multiple comments hit on the obvious Tony Stark connection. So here is the fruit of that geeky labor. The blade itself is made from the immediately recognizable Damascus steel, and although Ben claims that his equipment isn’t as high-end as he’d want for such a knife, it still cuts paper like a gauntlet laser through Ultron drones.
In-hand and cutting demo of the damascus Iron Man Cleaver. —- #edc #customknives #bestknivesofig #everydaycarry #knifepics #knifemaking #dailybadass #knifefanatics #knifeclub #diy #handmade #damascus #ironman #tonystark #avengers A video posted by Ben Stark – Stark Creations (@starkknives) on
If you’d like to attempt your own Tony Stark knife, Ben has posted a complete tutorial here. He even made sure to use lower-quality tools in his Imgur explainer so that people with less-than-ideal equipment can try. Ben Stark’s full collection of knives can be found here.
What do you think? Is this the next best thing to a shoulder-mounted mini-rocket launcher? (No, but humor us here.) Let us know in the comments below.
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