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Mark of the Maker is a panel discussion with renowned custom knife makers Tom Krein, Sean Kendrick and Michael Burch, and hosted by Mark Stheiner. The format is much like a group of friends sitting around in The Pit at Blade Show, talking knives - a look at life from the perspective of the maker as well as the collector. Covering broader topics such as tactical knife history, trends, industry commentary and influences of social media, as well as conversations with other knifemakers, collectors and notable figures in and around the custom knife world. Music: “noir guitar” by Stevie’s Amp Shack, from the Free Music Archive, CC BY 4.0

Mark of the Maker Discussion of knives, knifemaking, and knife collecting with makers Michael

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Mark of the Maker is a panel discussion with renowned custom knife makers Tom Krein, Sean Kendrick and Michael Burch, and hosted by Mark Stheiner. The format is much like a group of friends sitting around in The Pit at Blade Show, talking knives - a look at life from the perspective of the maker as well as the collector. Covering broader topics such as tactical knife history, trends, industry commentary and influences of social media, as well as conversations with other knifemakers, collectors and notable figures in and around the custom knife world. Music: “noir guitar” by Stevie’s Amp Shack, from the Free Music Archive, CC BY 4.0

    Richard Rogers

    Richard Rogers

    Richard Rogers joins us for a chat about his knifemaking journey and some of the challenges he has had to work through both in life and in knife making.  Richard and his wife Sally are friends of the show, so it was a pleasure to have him take the time to chat with us.  You can find Richard in his Facebook group Richard Rogers Knives or on Instagram @richardrogersknives Check out our Patreon and follow us on Instagram @markofthemaker or join our discussion group on Facebook for more conversation.

    • 2 hrs 26 min
    Bill Moran

    Bill Moran

    Our latest knife history installment is on W. F. "Bill" Moran.  We were honored to have Jay Hendrickson join us for this episode, an ABS Master and legendary maker in his own right.  We walk through the Moran timeline together with Jay and after this one, you'll have a clear understanding why many consider Moran to be one of the greatest makers of our time. Check out our Patreon and follow us on Instagram @markofthemaker or join our discussion group on Facebook for more conversation.

    • 2 hrs 33 min
    Luke Swenson

    Luke Swenson

    Traditional knife maker Luke Swenson joins us for a conversation about life and knifemaking.  We talk a bit about the South Texas slipjoint scene, his move to Idaho and how Luke came to be a traditional slipjoint maker.  You can find Luke in his Facebook Group "Swenson Handmade Knives" or on Instagram @swensonknives Check out our Patreon and follow us on Instagram @markofthemaker or join our discussion group on Facebook for more conversation.

    • 2 hrs 11 min
    Dr. Burch's Cabinet of Curiosities

    Dr. Burch's Cabinet of Curiosities

    To celebrate our 50th (wow!) episode, we take you on a journey into the wild and wide-rangingworld of Fantasy Knives.  We did this "picks" style, and each selected some examples from a few different categories.  Get your inner knife geek on and join along with us!  Be sure to share your own picks in our FB group or via IG and tag us.  Check out our Patreon and follow us on Instagram @markofthemaker or join our discussion group on Facebook for more conversation.

    • 2 hrs 14 min
    Grace Horne

    Grace Horne

    Grace Horne joins us for a chat about her work and how she came to be part of the Sheffield cutlery world.  We've talked a few times in previous episodes about Grace's work and her fantastic scissors.  She tells us about her personal history and her path from other forms of metalwork to knives to scissors and why she finds them fascinating.  Check out our Patreon and follow us on Instagram @markofthemaker or join our discussion group on Facebook for more conversation.

    • 2 hrs 36 min
    Back to School - Part 4

    Back to School - Part 4

    It's been a weird year, so we check in with Sean for an update on his journey back to school.  Sean gives us an update, we pay our respects to damascus and knife maker Chris Marks, and we chat about some very cool and interesting stuff that we've come across lately. Check out our Patreon and follow us on Instagram @markofthemaker or join our discussion group on Facebook for more conversation.

    • 41 min

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