If you’re looking for a great knife at a great price, I don’t think you need to look further than Eddie White. He’s been in the knife-making business for over thirty years, but mainly as a production person for different manufacturers. In the last couple of years, he’s taken a different direction with his work and has begun doing more custom knives on a personal order basis. I first met him at a huge group camp-out in April where I picked up my first knife from him. It was love at first sight (with the knife, not Eddie) when I saw that Model IX shimmering in the sunlight. He didn’t have it in his hands long. We’ll put a write-up about it later. So, Eddie was one of the first people I wanted to interview as we introduced the audio section of our web site. We spoke for a few minutes today about various things via Skype and I think we made a new friend. So sit back with a cup of coffee and enjoy the interview on the next page.
While you’re listening, you can go over and take a look at Eddie’s website and see some of the excellent models we’re talking about during the interview. His site is www.shadowknives.com
**Special Note–There’s a part in the middle where we’re talking 5/16ths and 5/32nds thicknesses in knife blades. I had a bunch of things on my mind while recording the interview, and I got the numbers flip-flopped in my mind for some reason. I was thinking more along the lines of 5/16ths when the knives we were talking about were actually 5/32nds of an inch. My mistake. Tim Russert I’m not. Bear with us during the learning curve. It gets a little hinky sometimes trying to be the interviewer and focusing on the recording and production at the same time. But, we’re learning fast and this won’t be the last podcast we do. We’ve got some great ideas for roundtable discussion and for "Cross-Fire" type formats for our podcasts. As we go along, contact us and let us know which formats you like the best.
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