Episode 51: 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

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Mark of the Maker Challenge Coins!

We’re happy to finally offer you these custom Mark of the Maker challenge coins! These are a great way to support the show and be part of the story. The coins are finished in antique silver and custom shaped in the style of our logo.  They are right around 2″ x 2″ in size. The front carries the logo itself and the rear reminds us that although we are all makers or collectors – everybody has their own story.

Mark of the Maker Challenge Coins are $40 each, shipped to US addresses.

For shipment to addresses outside the US, you can purchase below and contact me for a USPS Priority shipping quote at mark@markofthemaker.com – Typically this ends up being an additional $15-30 due to Priority International cost, depending on location. Please Note: Shipment outside the US via any method other than tracked Priority or Express is at the buyer’s risk.

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Episode 50: Dr. Burch’s Cabinet of Curiosities

To celebrate our 50th (wow!) episode, we take you on a journey into the wild and wide-ranging world 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.

If you enjoy the show, please consider supporting us via Patreon! For more discussion and insight on our show topics, follow us on Instagram @markofthemaker or join our discussion group on Facebook.