MADE IN THE USA

Handcrafted for three generations

BUILT TO LAST

We use American-made CPM-3V powder steel for our blades. CPM-3V is the next evolution of blade steel: it's tough, flexible and holds an edge up to 3x longer than D2.
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WE SUPPORT OUR VETS
Military + First Responder Discount
We are proud to support those who protect and preserve the freedoms of our great nation. From all of us at Dawson Knives, thank you for your service. 

Call 928-910-0770 or email info@dawsonknives.com for more info!

BLADE FINISH: SPECTER

Specter is a sleek, modern interpretation of the traditional Japanese hamon. The dark, hollow ground area of the blade is harder than the lighter area, through a bit of metallurgic magic known as differential hardening. Differential hardening creates a fantastic edge and makes an already crazy-tough steel even stronger.
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LIFETIME WARRANTY
Our family has been handcrafting custom knives and swords for almost 50 years. We've built our reputation on the consistent excellence of our blades.
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Your order ships free anywhere in the contiguous United States!
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BLADE FINISH: ARIZONA COPPER

Like a stunning southwestern sunset, our Arizona Copper finish is a gorgeous, jewel-toned look that comes from the steel itself. It is a proprietary part of our heat-treat process - the specific colors and tones are unique to your individual blade and no two are alike. See that slightly darker, blue-toned area in the hollow grind? This area is the visual representation of the hardest area of the blade, achieved through a process known as differential hardening.
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WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY

Hundreds of 5-star reviews
RAIDER 5
"Hard to tell from pictures how a blade will feel in hand, but this knife is absolutely perfect. From head to toe you cannot beat it. I shopped this knife for months before buying and I should have purchased sooner. All around use is wonderful. 5 star rating and I’ve found the only place I’ll purchase again. Thank you everyone at Dawson Knives!"  - Ken L., Tacoma, US
PATHFINDER
"From the first time holding the Pathfinder I was impressed. The knife just feels good in your hand. The weight and size are perfect not to mention it is a beautiful knife. The Pathfinder will not disappoint. Thanks again for everything."  - Steven J., Forest, US
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EXPLORER ELITE
"Purchased the CPM-3V Explorer Elite. The quality and superb craftmanship is apparent. Will definitely be buying more from Dawson in the future!"  - Daniel., Andersonville, US