Knives made by William Wales Scagel are truly considered to be the holy grail of knife collectors. Bill Scagel began making knives in the early 20th century and is considered to be the father of handmade knives. His iconic status persuaded guys like Bo Randall and R.W. Loveless to begin knifemaking. Bill Scagel passed in 1963 but his legend continues to grow. Although Scagel Knives are seldom seen in the marketplace, Blue Ridge Knives have had the pleasure to buy and sell approximately 75 Scagel knives over the years. Please contact Blue Ridge Knives if you are looking to sell a handmade knife by William Scagel.