Ontario Knife Company produces the Old Hickory selection of kitchen cutlery. Ontario has built its reputation on a heritage of uncompromising craftsmanship, quality materials and components, and a steadfast commitment to its workforce.
First introduced in 1924, the Old Hickory knives are the most venerable product line still in active production. The Old Hickory knives feature a hardwood handle secured with brass compression rivets to high carbon steel blades that are both very sharp and capable of retaining an edge better than most stainless knives. Proudly manufactured with artisan processes for over 90 years, Old Hickory has stood the test of time and is proven to be the best carbon steel kitchen cutlery sold today.
Old hickory knives have veen around for more than a century, which is longer than most of our grandfathers. It's hard to find the old timey style carbon steel kitchen knives like they had years ago. Well, Ontario Knife Company still makes these knives from high carbon steel here in the good old USA. Brass riveted hardwood handles, and fully heat treated 1095 tool steel blades.
Caution, high carbon steel will rust if not properly cared for. Clean and oil after use, and keep out of the dishwasher.
Each Old Hickory knife is made with 1095 carbon steel, fully heat treated and tempered to provide a razor sharp cutting edge which is easily sharpened when needed. The knives are fitted with an attractive hardwood handle branded Old Hickory and secured with brass compression rivets.The Old Hickory knife brand has been around for since 1889.
Please note: Old Hickory knives are inexpensive, they can be sharpened razor sharp but do not normally come very sharp from the factory, do not expect $100.00 knife quality in fit, finish, and edge from a $10.00 knife. Also carbon steel will rust. We guarantee that they will rust or tarnish - if rust is problematic for you, then please do not order carbon steel knives.