First introduced in 1924, the Old Hickory® knives are the most venerable product line still in active production. This knife features a hardwood handle secured with brass compression rivets to 440 stainless steel blades. Proudly manufactured with artisan processes for over 90 years, Old Hickory® has stood the test of time and is proven to be the best steel kitchen cutlery sold today.
USE & CARE
Please note that the Old Hickory knives are made with carbon steel. We have been making Old Hickory since the early 1900's. Carbon steel knives require extra care to prevent rusting and oxidation of the surface. Old Hickory should not be placed in a dishwasher or allowed to soak in a sink. We recommend cleaning the blade with a damp sponge or cloth and dry thoroughly. Some people go a step further and apply a light coating of vegetable oil to the blades surface. If your blade shows signs of rust, use some steel wool to remove it and then apply some oil to the blade. To keep the blade razor sharp, use a honing steel, sometimes referred to as sharpening steel, or sharpening stick. After years of use, the steel blade will develop a patina, a darkening which is desirable and an indication of its age. Old Hickory knives are durable and affordable, but do require special care.
I have used Old Hickory Knives for more 50 years. For many reasons I find he had to purchase all new knives. Obvius I chose to purchase OLD HICKORY!