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Will Manning - Culinary Collaborator

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The Knife Maker
    
Will Manning
      
Acclaimed knife maker Will Manning has been a craftsman his whole life. Trained as a blacksmith, Will has been perfecting the art of fine culinary tools for the better part of a decade. Creative transformation propels Heartwood Forge, Will's knife making business in Jonesborough, Tennessee, where he crafts heirloom quality knives from reclaimed and repurposed materials. Good fortune brought Will and Tom Beckbe together, and with the guidance and input from Chris Hastings, Will created the ultimate collection of knives for the discerning sportsman chef.