Mark Zalesky on The Craftory Podcast

I wasn’t familiar with The Craftory Podcast, but have added it to the rotation. They describe their show thusly:

Welcome to “The Craftory Podcast”, where creativity knows no bounds. Join your hosts, Zac Azbill and Christian Lishen, as they embark on a journey of discovery with a diverse array of guests from every discipline imaginable. In each episode, we delve deep into the lives and minds of fellow makers, uncovering the stories that shape their unique journeys.

From master artisans to visionary creators, no stone is left unturned as we explore the tapestry of human ingenuity. Together with our guests, we traverse a rich landscape of ideas, experiences, and insights. Whether we’re discussing the art of craftsmanship, the science of innovation, or the philosophy behind creation, you’ll find a treasure trove of inspiration in every episode.

Join us as we celebrate the threads that connect all creators, regardless of their craft. Tune in to the Craftory Podcast for conversations that enlighten, entertain, and expand your horizons. Immerse yourself in a world where passion meets purpose, and where the art of making takes center stage.”

Mark shares an Iowa connection with one of the hosts, and agreed to be on the show. It just went live.

Here is what the have to say about this episode…

“In this captivating episode of the Craftory Podcast, we had the honor of sitting down with Mark Zalesky, the illustrious owner, editor, and publisher of Knife Magazine. With a distinguished career marked by numerous awards, authorship, and a deep passion for all things knives, Mark brings a wealth of expertise to our discussion. Join us as we explore the world of blades, craftsmanship, and the art of collecting knives with a true industry luminary. Mark shares his unique insights and experiences, making this episode a must-listen for knife enthusiasts and collectors alike. Tune in now to uncover the fascinating world of knives through the eyes of Mark Zalesky.”

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