(Bonus) Influences: James Keating and the Crossada

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.

Episode 18: Andy Frankart

We are joined by collector and maker Andy Frankart for a discussion about knives, collecting, and his perspective as the maker of probably the hottest and most collectable non-knife EDC items out there. Andy shares insights with us about how he came into the knife community, some specifics of some great pieces in his own knife collection, and what it was like to see his brand explode. Fun stories, some personal history and a great conversation.