Murray Carter is the 17th Generation Yoshimoto Bladesmith. Born and raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia, he traveled to Japan when he was 18 years old. He stayed in Japan for half his life and apprenticed under a Japanese bladesmith for 6 years. In this video, Murray tells his story and discusses the importance of pursuing one’s dreams.
An extended interview with Murray can be seen at: on.fb.me/1deWc7i.
He currently works out of his shop, Carter Cutlery, in Hillsboro, OR.
VIDEO BY CINEASTAS