Support BladeForums! Paid memberships don't see ads! It Needs More Input! Feed Me!!! Please!! The Title says it all, where I lack in communication I make up for in observations, and absorbing information. I like to think of myself as a sponge and crave new and novel ideas. I am mostly a spatial, visual learner. If you have ever wanted an opportunity to influence or inject ideas into the mind of a knife maker, here is your chance! I cannot promise I will like or use all the ideas or sources presented to me but any contribution is appreciated. I am not terribly interested in doing close variations of what I currently make. Going back to the visual, spatial learning context. The best way to convey ideas to me is through pictures and videos. I do much better than trying to grasp an abstract concept through someone else's lense of interpretation. If anyone has a good multiple sources of traditional styles from all over the world. I am interesting in studying the source of a style then making my own interpretation not my interpretation of someone else's. (I guess in reality thats really what it is is one interpretation on top of another bringing about evolution. But I want to go as close to the original source of some as possible.) Sources- Pictures Books Websites I like all forms and styles of knives. If I do not currently make that style it does not mean I won't. I hope this encourages a-lot of dialogue and stimulates creativity on both sides.