The Journey to World Class Knife Making

My interest in steel and fire dates back to 7th grade metals class and my cold chisel project. As we all know, artisan crafts of this nature were being shelved all over the country in the 70’s and 80’s. Finding artisan craftsmen to help further my interest seemed impossible. That all changed in the late 90’s with access to the Internet. My first blacksmith “Google” brought the Indiana Blacksmith Association up. $10 later I was a life member with monthly access to a forge and