Making the cut in smithing

Kumar has gone on to CNC machining which enables more precise designs such as this neck-knife.

KNIFE-making, whether as a hobby or full-time job, can be very rewarding, especially when one sees his or her smithing or designs reaching new levels of mastery.

StarMetro talks to two people, one a skilled hobbyist and the other a professional knifemaker, on what got them interested in turning pieces of metal into well-crafted tools for the outdoors, kitchen or tactical use.

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