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The Knife Junkie Podcast

Jerod Johnson, STA Blades - The Knife Junkie Podcast (Episode 448)

September 17, 2023

Jerod Johnson of STA Blades joins Bob "The Knife Junkie" DeMarco on Episode 448 of The Knife Junkie Podcast ( 

STA Blades started in 2020 in Jacksboro, Texas, when Jerod took a blacksmithing and bladesmithing class from Chuck Stone at Masters Forge. A USMC veteran, Jerod decided to make knifemaking his encore career, turning a mid-life tack into a new career.

He counts on lessons learned from the daily grind and the good people of the knife community for professional and technical development.

STA Blades is a veteran-owned company proudly based in Jacksboro, Texas, making custom knives with blood, sweat, and tears.

Find STA Blades online at, on Facebook at, and on Instagram at

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