NEW: CPM-3V Powder Steel

NEW: CPM-3V Powder Steel
Powder metals have really gained traction in recent years, and thanks to continuing research and development, CPM-3V in particular has truly earned the title of “super steel”. What makes powder steel special? Well, I’m glad you asked.

Dawson Knives 2019 Grind In

Dawson Knives 2019 Grind In
Register now to reserve your space in the first-ever Dawson Knives Grind-In! Build your own custom knife with us on Friday and Saturday, then join us for a fun family-style barbecue with the Dawson gang on Sunday. 

NEW Layaway Option

NEW Layaway Option
Just in time for the holidays! We’re excited to announce the addition of Lay-Buy as a new, budget-friendly online payment option.

Website Improvements

Website Improvements
You may have noticed a few changes around our website recently. We think these improvements will greatly enhance your experience with Dawson Knives. Here’s a quick summary of what’s new to bring you up to speed!

The Big Hunt: Post-Hunt Update

The Big Hunt: Post-Hunt Update
"The next day is the last day of hunting for us, and once again I take my little girl out. I am really hoping for something, but so far it’s not looking good. At the end of the day we are headed back to the truck and decide to take a rest by the side of a path through the woods to rest my aching knees.

The Ups and Downs of Working in a Family Business

The Ups and Downs of Working in a Family Business
I step back from the grinder and stretch my aching back, mentally flipping through the stack of orders on my schedule for this week. I’ve been grinding, heat-treating and cleaning up blades all day and it looks like it’s going to be a late night. Again.

3 + 1 Shows Every Knife Nut Should Attend Before They Die

3 + 1 Shows Every Knife Nut Should Attend Before They Die
Hey, it's John Roy! As a knifemaker, I get the chance to attend a myriad of different knife and gun shows, and I often get asked; “What are the best shows to go to?” Obviously, I can’t speak for the shows I haven’t attended, but from the ones I’ve had...

Swordmaking: Inspiration and Innovation

Swordmaking: Inspiration and Innovation
This is the first installment in a series I'm writing on knife and swordmaking and the stories that go along with it. Over the years, people have often asked me how I got into swordmaking, or what inspired a certain design. Writing's not my strong suit but I hope you...

The Big Hunt: What's In Your Bag?

The Big Hunt: What's In Your Bag?
Anyone that knows me, knows I love to hunt. In fact my wife, Lynn, gets a little irritated with me sometimes. “Can’t you talk about something else? Don’t you think other people might not be interested?” Well, I could. But what would be the point in that? Everyone loves hunting....