Here’s How A Master Bladesmith Makes A Badass Kitchen Knife

Hot tip for you, BroBible fam: If you’re not watching History Channel’s Forged in Fire: Knife or Death, you’re missing out on some of the most electric television since the Jersey Shore reunion. It’s hosted by WWE superstar Bill Goldberg and basically the American Ninja Warrior of chopping shows, where knife-enthusiasts have to put their favorite blade to the test through a series of knife challenges, like slicing a watermelon or

Knifemaking is a culturally-hot topic right now, so Business Insider caught up with a master bladesmith to talk through the process of making a handcrafted kitchen blade that sells for $900+.

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