Murray Carter is the man behind the name. He initially visited Japan when he was 18 to study karate. By chance, the sight of a knife shop caught his eye while he was there and intrigued him enough to peak inside. Later he would return and fall into a six-year apprenticeship and at its completion take the position of number seventeen in the Sakemoto family tradition of Yoshimoto bladesmithing – the only Caucasian to ever be offered. Watch him as he explains his story.