The Mastersmith’s Mastersmith!

I met Jim Crowell at either Warren Osborne’s First Cutting School or at the ABS Hammer In, I can’t remember which.  He made a lasting impression on me.  He is a true renaissance man.  He has been an American Bladesmith Mastersmith for 25 years.  He was one of the original teachers at the Bill Moran School of Bladesmithing in Washington, Arkansas.  He is truly the Mastersmith’s Mastersmith.  He makes a beautiful knife and has several cutting competition champion awards to his credit.  When I saw that he had made a set of instructional videos, I had to repost them.  If anyone is new to knifemaking or bladesmithing, this is the set to buy.  I wholeheartedly endorse his DVDs.  I have great respect for Jim Crowell.  Here are some examples of his work:

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Jim’s contact info is:

Crowell Knives, 870-746-4215,,, 676 Newnata Cutoff, Mountain View, AR 72560

About 1K Ton Goal Project

I am an Assistant District Attorney the Dallas County District Attorney's Office. On November 20, 2017, Comedian Bert Kreischer inspired me to start a weight loss journey. I started the journey at 475 pounds. Through Bert's support, Professional Wrestling Hall of Famer and Fitness Legend, Diamond Dallas Page, I reached changed my life. DDP Yoga and Nutrition helped me lose over 240 pounds and increased the quality of my daily life, every day. It is my goal to inspire 10,000 people to lose 200 pounds. If successful, I will help remove 2,000,000 pounds from this planet. Another way to say 2 million is 1,000 tons (10,000 x 200). Hence the name, 1K Ton. Welcome to the 1K Ton Goal Project. Vance
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