Episode 63: Dr. Larrin Thomas

Dr. Larrin Thomas, author of Knife Engineering and the Knife Steel Nerds website joins us to talk about his life and his studies in metallurgy. Larrin brings some interesting insight and a technical perspective to an area that is often steeped in tribal knowledge. We also talk a bit about Larrin’s new steel CPM-MagnaCut and its design specifically for the knife industry.

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Episode 62: Rick Hinderer Pt.2

Rick Hinderer joins us again to continue our conversation about his knifemaking journey and going from a converted chicken coop to the factory he’s in today. That journey isn’t always easy, and sometimes it doesn’t look like you thought it would when you get there. Another great chat with Rick, hope you enjoy it.

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Episode 61: Rick Hinderer Pt.1

Rick Hinderer joins us to talk about his life and his knifemaking journey. In the first part of our discussion, we talk about Rick’s early life, challenges he faced growing up, and his long path around to becoming a knifemaker. We only scratched the surface, so this one will continue in Episode 62 for more of the story.

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Episode 60: Three MORE Knives You Should Know About

We revisit a theme from an early episode and pick some knives and makers that we think may be under-appreciated or or lesser known to chat about. Historical knives, art knives, modern knives – you name it. Give it a listen and hit us with your own picks, we’d love to hear about them.

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Episode 59: Dr. Rachel Parikh

Dr. Rachel Parikh joins us to talk about her own personal journey and some insight into the world of arms and armor from the perspective of curatorship.  Really fun chat that we think you’ll enjoy.  We’ve talked about her before, but be sure to check out Rachel’s excellent Instagram feed @rachel.parikh for fantastic details and insights on some special pieces of arms and armor from collections around the globe.

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