Episode 94: Fall Camping Picks

The leaves are falling, the weather is turning cool and that means Fall is here! This time we take a swing at some picks for gear you might want to take on a fall hiking or camping trip, but with a twist. Fun one as always and you’ll want to have your search engine ready or join us in our FB group for pics.

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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 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 93: Mike Quesenberry

For episode 93, we get together with renowned ABS Mastersmith Mike Quesenberry for a chat.  Mike has been the recipient of numerous awards, including this year’s Best Damascus award at Blade Show and is featured in the Greatest Living Knifemakers book.  We talk about his path and his love for forging, integrals and making damascus.

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Episode 92: Nick Swan

Next up in our string of interviews is Nick Swan.  Nick came into knives as a user and collector and eventually found is path to being a maker.  We talk about his personal knifemaking journey, his influences, his mentors and his process.  

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Episode 91: Kirby Lambert

Here’s a great interview with one of the nicest custom knifemakers in the game – our friend Kirby Lambert. For those not familiar, Kirby is a Canadian maker and makes some of the cleanest knives around. From growing up skateboarding and his interests in martial arts and guitars, to the guidance of some great mentors, we cover lots of territory in this great chat.

Please visit our sponsor American Metal Xchange for your titanium and exotic knifemaking material needs.

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.