How is a blade born in N.C.? Find out, with A. Sharpe knife

Andy Sharpe began making knives, out of wood, when he was 8 years old. He switched to metal in his teens but took about a 25-year break from the craft. Then he picked up the hammer again and forged ahead in his 40s. Read the story here http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/travel/article132910214.html
John D. Simmons The Charlotte Observer