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Knife making still a passion after 35 years
Knife making still a passion after 35 years

Michael Hinkle is really into knives.He makes them, collects them and sells them.He’s been making knives for 35 years. He’s able to turn just about anything into a knife: from pre-order metal bars to metal from old discarded parts that people leave in a collection bucket at his home.He turns those pieces of once deemed worthless metal into hunting knives, carving knives, barbecuing utensils and even knives for earrings - though he had to dull them so the wearer didn’t scratch her neck.It was an encounter with his first teacher, a family member, that steered him into becoming a master ...

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