Bladeology is hosted by Jeremiah Burbank (The Dealer) Nick Chuprin (The Maker) and Elijah Isham (The Designer)
Follow us along on this magical journey of exploring the ins and outs of the knife world from the perspective of people deeply involved in the community. We interview our friends and colleagues along the way to hear stories and life tales.
Bladeology Episode 40 Walter Halucha of Latama Cutlery
This week we speak to Walter Halucha of Latama Cutlery about the rebirth of his brand and his history reading and eventually taking over the "Automatic Knife Resource Guide and Newsletter" better known in the automatic knife circles as just the "Newsletter" along with Walters direct and personal connection with legendary Italian knife making families including the Beltrames.
Bladeology Episode 39 Craig Camerer Custom Knives
This week we talk with Craig Camerer, Forged in Fire "Warhammer" champion and avid maker. Craig hosts "Hammer Ins" at his house as often as he can and also builds full custom Balisongs and in the last couple of years came out with the Continuum Mid-Tech Balisong series. We hear about future projects and Craig tells us about the ABS.
Bladeology Episode 38 Les Adams
This week we speak with Les Adams of Cape Coral Florida about his sole authorship carbon fiber knives. Les makes a flipper and an "Always On Safety" push button automatic designed for use in the bomb squad. Les shares the development of these models through his time in the Miami-Dade county law enforcement program during the hay day of drug running and Vice squad.
Bladeology Episode 37 BURN Knives Paul Panak
This week we speak to Paul Panak of Burn Knives, a long time switchblade maker who tells us of his early days customizing Italian Stilettos and selling them on BladeAuction.com and then eventually fabricating them from scratch and developing his OTF mechanism. Paul is now a full time maker still doing Stilettos in the classic way along side making his Custom OTF's.
Bladeology Episode 36 Part 2 Rainy Vallotton
This week we pick up where we left off in Episode 36 Part 1. This is Part 2 with Rainy Vallotton going over some more details and history of the Vallottons and the way to convert knives and the Mechanisms that make the world spring to action.
Bladeology Episode 36 PART 1 Rainy Vallotton
This week we talk with the outstanding Rainy Vallotton of Rainy Vallotton Custom Knives. Rainy is the son of the late Butch Vallotton, we talk about growing up immersed in switchblades and dual actions. Rainy has been to 30 Blade Shows over the years with his dad and has the stories to prove it! Stay tuned for part 2.
Customer ReviewsSee All
Great podcast. Love the mix of perspectives this group brings to the table. Really digging the switchblade history!
I’m very glad they have upped the quality, they have a well rounded group for every aspect of the market. It’s a good listen and pretty interesting.
Insightful and in depth conversations about the craft of knife making form some of the most innovative and creative designers in the industry. For anyone who likes to hear creative people discuss the origins and the implementation of their art, it is truly eye opening. I feel like I could listen to anyone discuss something they’re this passionate about. The hosts are also extremely knowledgeable about the intricacies of knife crafting so the conversation is always enlightening.