We’ve started seeing things…

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In a good way, don’t worry. It’s about our vision and values. Every company or organization says they have them, but who actually lives them? At Dakin-Flathers, we live and breathe our values every single day and never lose sight … Continue reading

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Feeling tense? Come here…

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Take your shirt off. Lie face down on the bed. Comfy? Well, we’re not going to get exotic oils out and give you a massage, sorry. But we are going to relieve any stresses you might have regarding bandsaw or … Continue reading

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‘B’ is for…?

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Bandsaw? Brilliant? Breakthrough? Blimey? Actually, all of the above. The ‘B’ in question in Dakin-Flathers Saw37B range stands for ‘Bimetal’ and it’s the special metallurgical properties that give every blade in the range its incredible long life. The blurb on … Continue reading

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One lean green manufacturing machine…

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We’ve already thought of a number, now how about your favourite colour? Actually, we’re not that interested in yours, it’s really ours that counts. Bear with us. We don’t just concentrate on the finer details of blade manufacture, such as … Continue reading

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Think of a number, any number… 37?

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If you asked anyone at Dakin-Flathers that question, you’d more than likely get 37 as an answer. It’s an odd number (literally) to choose but what’s so special about 37? Rather a lot, actually. ‘Generation37’ is the name for the … Continue reading

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Jack of all trades? Master of none…

We all know the saying, and you know what… it couldn’t be truer. How many times do you have the request “I want a blade that cuts everything”? You’ve run out of fingers haven’t you? Well, that’s because, quite frankly, … Continue reading

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It’s not Monday, it’s Yorkshire Day, yer daft ‘apeth!

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Don’t worry, “daft ‘apeth” (silly person) is just a term of endearment here in God’s Own Country (that’s Yorkshire). Every year, on the 1st August, we celebrate Yorkshire Day – a day dedicated to all things that make the biggest … Continue reading

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We’re in the Guinness Book of World Records!

Well, we should be. Maybe. Why? It’s a bold claim, but Dakin-Flathers manufactures quite possibly the largest range of different sized carbon steel blades in the entire world. It’s not been verified, and to be honest, we’ve not been in … Continue reading

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Who said the English had bad teeth?

Our friends stateside think the English are too polite, are obsessed with football and have incredibly bad teeth. Well, they might be right about our manners and the beautiful game, but they’re further from the truth about our teeth than … Continue reading

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What never sleeps, but never tires?

Don’t worry, we didn’t get this teaser along with a useless miniature screwdriver out of a Christmas cracker, it’s a genuine question. Right, you’ve had your three guesses and you’re way off the mark. The answer is… our purpose built, state … Continue reading

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