#84 Special guest Geoff Feder from Feder knives

In episode #84 We bring on Geoff Feder from Feder knives to talk about the cutting edge. The forge is hot with this one and a lot of knife and Blacksmithing talk where we heat up many long held arguments.

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What’s new/ what are we working on?

  • Geoff:Trying to finish 30 knives before the end of July so i can start a a 30+ signature series knife project with Chef Carl Ruiz

  • Zack: New video, music service, anvil stand, heat treat oven, CMA class?

  • Will: Big Pedestals, Hit by lightning, pool, WorkBenchCon with Rick Lafaver or Wood Work Life. Media Cabinet Build.  Knife grinding.

  • James: MWTCA National Meet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EITXqdtjJ1w Box for my daughter’s birthday: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1lpM8VKVP4&t=1s


Jim Dockrell

uestion: What is the biggest error you see YouTube knife makers make?

Keith Decent
uestion for geoff, favorite scale material/material combo?


Creators Photo Challenge

Due next week: texture

Joke of the week

Did you hear the Dali Lama has a gambling problem?

-He loves Tibet, -@sunsetforgenj

What’s new/what are we watching/reading?

  • Will: Epicurious Cheap vs. Expensive Knives - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9UHD30MSGk

  • James: Third Coast Craftsman: Plane restoration https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HqydI5Wmd4A&index=16&list=LLbMtJOly6TpO5MQQnNwkCHg

  • Geoff: Opieradio podcast, The Blacksmiths Pub & Knifetalk from @ChopKnives

  • Zack: Listening to FWT, & Blacksmiths pub

Favorite tool/product this week?

  • Zack: Hydroflask - White balance… https://amzn.to/2trXAPx

  • Geoff: Evenheat LB-18 heat treating kiln

  • Will: Cheap Belt Sander - https://amzn.to/2lmnQaj

  • James: Sharp Hand Saw.


James Wright: Wood By Wright https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbMtJOly6TpO5MQQnNwkCHg

Zack Herberholz: ZH Fabrication https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDdZMJDDpyvI9WJyY7IZP7w

William Walker: Wm. Walker Co. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCievvwx_-UU-rP28103rUCw

Geoff Feder: Feder knives


@Federknives on instagram




Intro and outro recorded and produced by Jason Wright http://jason.theyouthman.com/

James Wright