Everyone likes a good smithing story, and we are offering two timeless articles here. The first is about a young knife maker who won an award given by Garden & Gun. Reed Moore makes Damascus blades, which are both challenging and beautiful. Read it here.

The second story is about master knife maker Ray Kirk. Kirk is a Cherokee Nation citizen, and the article about him comes from the Cherokee Phoenix. It includes several nice photos and a short video. Check it out here.