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Evan Siembida

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Knife Making with Evan Siembida

Wilderness Warrior Podcast

In this episode, I talk with Evan Siembida, owner of Siembida Custom Knives, about the art of making knives. We also talk about Evan's wild game appetites, which range from turtles to coyote. Yes, coyote. Finally, we'll explore some of the ways the wilderness can shape men today and create space for creative passions. Notes: Siembida Custom KnivesWilderness-Warrior.com (Sign up for the podcast & get your swag!) Patreon (Join the Tribe!) GabFacebook  Instagram


2 Apr 2021

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The Knife Guide with Evan Siembida


Today we're joined by knife maker Evan Siembida. Evan is a custom knife maker and is a wealth of knowledge surrounding the process and materials. In this episode we cover different steels, blade shapes, handle materials plus choosing the fit and function of a knife for your application.Previous episode on knives -> https://www.rokslide.com/guide-to-knives-with-zack-waddle-ridgeline-knives/


17 Oct 2020

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Hunting Knife Design with Evan Siembida

Backcountry Hunting Podcast

SHOW NOTES • Intro: Summer is in full swing... which means fall is just around the corner!  • Welcoming Evan Siembida, a new sponsor of the podcast, thanks to an anonymous benefactor.  • Tradbows and elk hunting • Estrous cow elk calls: an indispensable tool • Siembida Custom Knives's superb ultralight Meadowlark knife • Collaborating on a limited edition Backcountry Hunting Podcast custom backcountry hunting knife.  Concept Steel type Grip material and colors Edge geometry Point profile Configuration Lanyard holes To Name a Knife: Meet the Northern Shrike Sheaths are personal Cost of a custom, limited-edition knife Delivery timeline  https://www.instagram.com/siembida_custom_knives/ www.timneytriggers.com www.browning.com https://www.instagram.com/backcountryhuntingpodcast/ Facebook podcast page

1hr 12mins

17 Jul 2020

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Hunting Knives with Custom Knifesmith Evan Siembida

Backcountry Hunting Podcast

SHOW NOTES Host introduction: Evan Siembida of Siembida Custom Knives  Hunting knife design evolution and performance characteristics  Handle materials and practical advantages  How size, blade shape, and edge geometry affects use  Bushcraft and fire starting  “Spa Treatment” knife restoration service  Micarta handle material: linen, canvas, paper, and boutique burlap  Sharpen-ability and edge-holding characteristics of stainless steel vs. non-stainless  Specific types of steel optimum for knives  Carbides and the microscopic edge  Different degrees of “stainlessness,” i.e. rust resistance  SHARPENING Sharpening correctly—and using a Strop  Recommended sharpening stones  The drawbacks of “V” type pull-through sharpeners  Choosing and using the right blade for backcountry hunting RESOURCES • Siembida Custom Knives Instagram • SiembidaCustomKnives@gmail.com • Gator sharpening stones • EZE-LAP pocket diamond stone • EZE-LAP diamond shop stone • Leather strops for sale

1hr 17mins

11 Oct 2019

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