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Creative Arms LLC was founded in 2013 by the Folkestad family.

Creative Arms LLC. is a 07 FFL / 02 SOT manufacturer located in the heart of Iowa. Specializing in the manufacturing of precision engineered firearms and accessories. We utilize the latest in machining technology and CAD/CAM design. We proudly use all American materials and HAAS CNC machines.

Best known for our AK/AR hybrid rifle dubbed the ARK, our company proudly manufactures top-of-the-line suppressors, AR15’s, AR10’s, AK47’s, and other firearm accessories. All Creative Arms products are made in our Des Moines, Iowa facility.


Team Members

Bob Folkestad

Bob’s passion for firearms and engineering started at a very young age.  As a child he grew up with half the family involved in firearms and the other half in the automotive industry. Bob’s whole life has been in the automotive and firearms businesses.  In both industries he is know as a expert designer and has many patents in both…

Brandon Burg

Bradon is a US Marine Corp Veteran that is passionate about firearms, training and protecting our gun right by advocating safety and training. He is continually training and learning advance techniques with handguns, rifles, knives and other methods of self-defense.

Cris Folkestad

Cris uses her educational & professional backgrounds to assist with the legal & insurance aspects of the company.   When you purchaser a suppressor she is the one that assists customers with the Form 4 and other legal matters

Dan Francis

Joel Fleming

Mike Six

Preston Folkestad

T.J. Dagnillo

Operating Hours

Mon - Fri: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: Closed

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