Watch as legendary Texas Knifemaker Johnny Stout walks you through the finer points of hollow grinding. Get an over the shoulder view of Johnny teaching you his techniques and secrets on one of the most important aspects of knifemaking.
Enjoy multiple camera angles, split scenes, and extreme close-ups as Johnny grinds both fixed blades and folders in this spectacular video. This video is a "must have" for both the beginner and the professional knifemaker!
Johnny Stout recently celebrated his 20th year as a knifemaker, fulltime for the last 12 years. Johnny is the co-founder of the Guadalupe Forge School of Knifemaking & Bladesmithing at his shop in New Braunfels. He also hosts the biannual Guadalupe Forge Hammer-In & Knifemakers Rendezvous held in the Winter and Fall each year, and teaches personal knifemaking classes several times a year. He was instrumental and a founding member of the Texas Knifemakers & Collectors Association. He is also a member of the Knifemakers Guild, and an Apprentice Bladesmith in the American Bladesmith Society. Johnny takes every opportunity to advance and promote handmade knives.