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.
Episode 60 2021 ICCE Texas Re-Cap & Host News
Welcome to Episode 60! We have been out for a while and a lot has happened in that time, some of which we will talk about some of that we will tease about! News from Nick about BBMs news from Elijah about future Collabs and News from Jeremiah about the future of the business!
Episode 59 Sam HEAdesigns
Bladeology returns to the stage in the year 2021 with our first guest Sam from HEA designs! We get off topic more than a few times and hear great origin stories of HEA and NCC Knives mixing it up in the mean streets of Brooklyn.
Episode 48 Johnny Stout
This week we sit down with long time knife maker Mr Johnny Stout! We discuss his early days in the hobby that eventually turned into a lifetime passion for what he calls "Fine Folders" his meeting with Larry Chew and getting hooked on Automatics, along with his recent outstanding NRA auction knife that brought an untold amount.
Episode 47 Steve Hill Custom Knives
This week I sit down with knife maker to the stars, Steve Hill! We catch up about his start making "Pocket Hotrods" and his connections to the early New England makers from days of yore, including his close personal friend Mr Bill McHenry and Steve's early days traveling the North South routes from MA to FL to work at the Randall shop.
Episode 46 Chuck Gedraitis Maker Update
This week we catch up with our first guests ever from Episode 6, now on Episode 46! Chuck Gedraitis! We go over the success of his Swiss Army Switchblade along with some details about his builds this past year including the traditional New England style Switchblade knives that he continues to keep alive and strong.
Episode 45 Brad Zinker
This week we talk with the venerable Brad Zinker about his humble beginnings in Homestead Florida, Brad was a "SpareTime" Knife maker for almost 30 years before becoming full time recently. Zinker is known for his many successful production collaborations and designs with a multitude of knife companies, we dive into the origins of his distinct style of lightweight EDC friendly knives.
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.