Welcome to Daniels Family Knife Brands.

Renowned knifemaker Chuck Hawes has come up with an amazing new release for the Excelsior Knife Company brand. The Tickler pattern measures 5 1/4 inches closed, and features blades of amazing River Pattern Damascus with 148 layers of 15n20 & 5160. Paired with Burl Pattern Damascus bolsters, and a file-worked backspring, these unique knives are both beautiful and a handful. Various handle materials include Ancient Forest or The Cosmos Box Elder, as well as Genuine Burnt Stag.

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Our Story

A brief history of the Daniels family and their passion for traditional cutlery.

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Historic knives from a historic town.

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Since 1943

The Daniels family have been involved in knives for five generations, from trading, selling, manufacturing, and now distribution. Our goal is to work with knife makers and manufacturers to bring our customers an exclusive line of knives with the highest quality materials.

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