Function and Form Flow with the New Ontario Knife Company® Shikra Folder

Function and Form Flow with the New Ontario Knife Company® Shikra Folder

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Experience Versatility and Beauty With OKC’s Take on the Elegant Shikra Design


Ontario Knife Company® (OKC®) has a long-standing reputation for knives built for extreme conditions. For over 130 years, the company has blended classic design with extreme quality, all of which has been poured into their latest – the Shikra Folder. This lightweight, functional knife will prove to be a blade you will carry everywhere.


Getting straight to the point of the OKC Shikra Folder, the 3.2-inch Stainless-Steel blade has a 55-57 HRC rating with a beveled taper to a very fine tip. This makes for a highly versatile knife with a slotted spine by the grip for delicate work when opened to its full 7.4-inch length.  The handle is linen micarta on one side and full Titainium on the other. This reduced the weight while providing excellent grip, even in wet conditions. A belt-clip helps secure the knife in your possession when not in use.


“The Shikra blade design is well known for being highly versatile and we set out to make a highly functional, and lightweight folder that our customers would want to carry every day,” said Kenneth Trbovich, President and CEO of Ontario Knife Company. “The fine-point blade is incredibly strong, yet subtle for delicate work, making it a great knife for everyday use, as well as defense. The combination of linen micarta and Titainium for the handle makes it light in weight with a secure feeling in the hand – just what we wanted in a folder we’d carry all the time.”


Founded in 1889, the Ontario Knife Company® is an award-winning knife, cutlery, and tool manufacturer operating out of Upstate New York for over 125 years. OKC® produces a wide range of tools, including cutlery and kitchenware, hunting and fishing knives, machetes, survival and rescue equipment, science and medical tools, and tactical knives. OKC has a long tradition of building knives and tools for the U.S. military, producing high quality equipment that has seen continuous service since WWII. In addition to being a major supplier to the U.S. Armed Forces, OKC leverages a network of distributors, dealers, and major commercial retailers to sell its products nationwide and internationally to over 35 countries. OKC’s custom manufacturing division Jericho® Tool, advances capabilities including a broad-spectrum of injection molding, tool and die, and machining operations to provide white label and OEM manufacturing services for consumer and industrial goods. Collectively OKC’s product lines and manufacturing services reach the housewares, sporting goods, tactical, security, law enforcement & first responders, education, science & medical, and industrial & agricultural industries.


For more information about Ontario Knife Company and its industry-leading line of advanced knives, machetes, edged products and specialty tools, contact Ontario Knife Company at P.O. Box 145-26 Empire Street · Franklinville, NY 14737 · Telephone (716) 676-5527 · Or visit The Ontario Knife Company is a subsidiary of publicly traded Servotronics, Inc. (NYSE MKT - SVT).

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Jun 11, 2023 at 13:45

I own a Shiraz and love it. My only complaint is the pivot. Do you offer an option to have an adjustable pivot screw system put in?

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