With the solitary world many custom makers function in, sometimes the need for a bit of maintenance goes beyond the machines and into the mind. Michael and Sean discuss some of these challenges and how they try to deal with them. Many of you may find similar things rattling around upstairs, knifemaker or otherwise. This one gets a bit personal, hope you find it enlightening or helpful in some way.
In this minisode, Tom talks about his love of hatchets, axes and tomahawks. We chat about both traditional and tactical styles and discuss a few great makers and designs out there today. This minisode ran a bit longer than usual, but we expect it’s one you’ll enjoy. Did we miss your favorite axe or tomahawk maker or design? Let us know! Follow us on Instagram @markofthemaker or join our discussion group on Facebook.
In this minisode series, we’ll talk with Sean Kendrick about how his experience going back to school later in life is impacting his knifemaking. Sean talks about what got him motivated to head down this path and a little about how it has already influenced his perspective. Follow us on Instagram @markofthemaker or join our discussion group on Facebook.
In our second Minisode, Tom Krein talks about the Crossada and how James Keating and his iconic fighting knife design have influenced his own work. We’ll use these short minisodes to help fill in some gaps about influences and their role in forming a knifemaker and their aesthetic.
In our first minisode, we explore influences. Sean dives into a savage scene from one of his favorite books and we talk about how the knife in this scene influenced his work at the time. We’ll use these short minisodes to help fill in some gaps about influences and their role in forming a knifemaker and their aesthetic.