In 1973, Barry Dawson built his first knife shop inside a dilapidated barn. Fresh out of the military and broke, he built most of his machinery himself out of parts scavenged from the local landfill. What he didn't know, he learned, and what didn't exist yet, he invented. More than 40 years later Dawson Knives has grown to encompass three generations of knifemakers, all working together out of our shop in Prescott Valley, Arizona.
PROUDLY MADE IN AMERICA FOR OVER 40 YEARS
Each of our knives and swords is 100% designed and built by us in the USA. We handle every aspect of the knifemaking process in-house, from cutout and grinding to heat-treat, finishes, sheaths and sharpening. We're constantly researching new and better knifemaking methods and the latest advances in materials to ensure we deliver you the best custom knife available.
We also stand behind our knives with an industry-leading Lifetime Warranty. Choose a category below to get started!
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VETERAN OWNED AND OPERATED
Dawson Knives is proud to employ veterans of America's armed forces. We also offer a special discount for all active duty and retired members of the armed forces and law enforcement. Call 928.910.0770 or email for more info!