Last November, Chris posted the video Inside Carter Cutlery. As a bit of background, Murray Carter is a knifemaker in Portland, OR. He is Canadian by birth, but spent 18 years in Japan where he earned his Master’s stamp as a 17th Generation Yoshimoto Bladesmith.
In this latest pair of videos, also shot by the Cineastas production company, aspiring Aussie knifemaker Tyler Pomeroy goes through Murray’s introductory class. During the 6-day class, Tyler learns how to make 3 different blades – a neck knife, a kitchen knife, and a camp knife. Part 2 is below the jump.
I am jealous of Mr. Pomeroy. The class looks like a lot of fun an a heck of a foundation off of which to build.. Murray Carter seems like one fantastic teacher. As a professional fly-fishing guide, I understand the that it is one thing to be a master at a skill but quite another to be an effective teacher of that skill to others. I would love to be able to attend one of Murray’s classes someday.
***Editors Note: I am thinking of starting a new feature. What do you all think of a regular “Friday Film Feature” of knife and knifemaking videos?