Minisode: Blade Texas 2022 with Tom

Tom talks with us about his experience at Blade Texas 2022. This is the former ICCE show with a new name and venue. We hear details about the show, some cool stuff he saw there and get his thoughts on why this is a show worth checking out as well as a bit of other show news.

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Minisode: Michael’s Press Odyssey

Michael talks with Mark about his latest project – building a forging press. As part of an overall goal to do more sole authorship work, he describes some of the challenges he ran into along with the tools and skills he needed to make it happen.

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(Bonus) Minisode: Krein Regrinds

Mark and Tom talk regrinds! We start with basic edge geometry and get into what a regrind is, why you might want one, when they work best, and when they don’t. Tom gives us some history about how long he’s been doing these and why they aren’t available on some knives and what kinds of limitations apply.

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(Bonus) Minisode: Back to School – Part 6

Sean talks wraps up the Back to School series in this final installment post-graduation from his machining program. He gives some insights about the kinds of things he learned, how he’s been able to use them and offers some advice to people in similar situations. As usual, we also talk about some cool things we’ve seen recently and where to find them.

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(Bonus) Minisode: Blade Show 2021 with Tom

Mark, Sean and Tom chat about Blade Show 2021 and some of Tom’s experiences and goodies from the show. Always great to see friends and makers we enjoy winning awards so we spend a few minutes talking about some of the great custom pieces that makers brought to Blade this year.

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