I showed a picture of a railroad spike knife to an old fellow who shoes horses around Central Texas "I ain't a farrier, I'm horse shoer." I asked him if he could make something like it, and he said, "Shore; but I ain't a knife maker." I told him to go ahead and give it his best shot, and here's what he came up with. Looks exactly like the picture! Very, very sharp edge to it, and it's heavy enough to be a real weapon just wrapped up in your fist! It's a little sway backed, but it feels good in your hand. I may do a paracord wrap on the handle just to smooth out the sharp edges a bit.