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Why We Make Knives!! Why do I???

Hi! My name is Michael Ely. It is a pleasure to meet you, the reader, and to have the opportunity to share with you the ins and outs of knife making and silversmithing!! I have made knives for nearly 25 years and worked in silver for 8 years.  A few knives that I have made started out as a bowie knife and ended up as a pairing knife!! Silver pieces have been thrown into the silver scrap pile to be recycled. While this blog will be mostly about the challenges that face the knifemaker and silversmith, there will be times that I will share my perspective on life skills and also places that we travel to. I hope you enjoy!! Why...

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