Episode 67: Bowie Bonanza

Just in time for America’s Independence Day, we bring you a new picks episode, dedicated to what is probably the knife most synonymous with America.  Regardless how you pronounce it, this one’s a real googler (yeah, we made that word up), you’ll want your search engine handy or hit the Facebook group for pics of some of these great knives from great makers.

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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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Episode 66: Dave Brown

We’ve talked in previous episodes about Dave Brown’s work under his mark Vasana Bladeworks, and this time Dave took the time to chat with us about his life and his work. Great insights into his background, this knifemaking process and why his work covers lots of territory and multiple genres. Dave was a pleasure to chat with, we think you’ll enjoy the conversation.

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(Bonus) Minisode: TKI with Sean and Michael

Mark, Sean and Michael chat about the 2021 Nashville Tactical Invitational (TKI) show and how it went in the new calendar slot and location. We talk makers, special knives and some fun projects we’ve seen in the last week or two.

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Episode 65: Katar with Rachel

Dr. Rachel Parikh joins us again, this time for a deep dive into her favorite category of South Asian weapon – The Katar. You’ll want to have a web browser handy as Rachel gives accession numbers for each of the pieces she talks about and there are details you won’t want to miss. Rachel is a joy to chat with so this one’s a fun and informative discussion, much like when she joined us last.

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