Bladesmith's Apprentice Podcast
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Handmade knives are a functional art. Beautiful, effective, deadly, and precise, they capture the obsession of hundreds of artists; bladesmiths.
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This week's interview is with Walter Sorrells, a masterful bladesmith famous for his YouTube videos. Today we discuss his history in bladesmithing, along with writing, martial arts, Japanese blades, his YouTube career, Forged in Fire, Tactix Armory, and much more.
You can find Walter's content here:
Walter Sorrells Blades: http://waltersorrellsblades.com/
Tactix Armory: https://www.tactixarmory.com/
Walter also competed on Forged in Fire: Season 3 Episode 14.
Note: Since recording this interview I bought Walter's DVDs on Hamons and Sword Polishing, both excellent resources that have helped a ton. Straightforward, to the point, and they address any questions one can have. You can find his DVDs on Japanese style Sword making here: http://waltersorrellsblades.com/videos/