Common Ground

Classic Hunting Knives

Season 9 Episode 3 | 26m 48s

Curtis Olson of the Bemidji area invites us to his shop where the iron age meets the space age. Olson demonstrates his process of making a hunting knife from special steel stock, through all of his carefully executed steps to a finished, fully functional work of utilitarian art. He honors the process, a legacy carried down from earlier innovators, for the sake of quality form & function.

Aired: 11/09/17

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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