Edge of the Arctic Trading Post – Custom Knives and Art Gallery

Edge of the Arctic Trading Post is home to the beautiful creations of Mark Knapp Custom Knives. We also have a large selection of unique items, Made in Alaska gifts and Alaskan Artwork, showcasing our incredibly beautiful surroundings. If you have visited our shop and remember items which you don’t see on our website, please contact us for assistance.

We’re locally owned and operated and open throughout the year to serve our wonderful local clientele and our visitors from around the world. Whether you’re a local or just passing through, stop on in. We love to share the stories, travel trips, ideas and information from the city we call home, Fairbanks, Alaska!

We accept AMEX/VS/MC/Cash/Check/Money Order and PayPal.

If you live in town, or you are visiting Fairbanks, Alaska, stop by to say Hello.

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Have questions? Can't find what you're looking for?

Give us a call, (907) 452-7477.


Mon – Fri: 8AM-6PM
Saturday: 9AM – 3PM
Sunday: 1PM – 6PM


Blade Specs: length 8”, thickness 3/16”, width 1.5”, material 154CM high carbon stainless steel. We are now taking pre-orders on our next production batch.

Bandsaw blades

We make any size band saw blade to order, currently stocking over 75 width/pitch combinations in carbon steel, bi-metal or carbide tooth bands for wood or metal. Call us at (907) 452-7477!


We’ve got a limited selection of t-shirts and hats. Check with us for size and color availability