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Keeping Up With Mark

BLADE Show is the world’s largest knife show – and Mark will be exhibiting this year, as he has every year. Look him up, June 5 – 7, Row 16 Table O, at the Cobb Galleria in Atlanta.

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archives_of_natural_historyMark’s expertise and knowledge of the materials used in custom knife making led him to co-author “On the origin of khutu”, an article in the journal Archives of Natural History, published by Edinburgh University Press.

Click to read the article.

When he’s not making knives, Mark is an avid fly fisherman. You can follow his adventures on his quest to catch each of Alaska’s game fish with his own fly patterns at his blog, Alaska Fly Tyer.

Forging a blade to shape

Forging a blade to shape

 
Forging a tomahawk head

Forging a tomahawk head

 
Drifting an eye in a tomahawk head

Drifting an eye in a tomahawk head

 
Forging a tang of the knife

Forging a tang of the knife

 
Making pattern dies from damascus

Making pattern dies from damascus

 
Fly Tying

Fly fishing in salt water, Sitka Alaska

Click here if you'd like to read my fly tying blog