Family: Wife, Kaila Cumings
Occupation: Co-owner of Kaila Cumings Knives in Bellows Falls
Education: Leland and Gray Union Middle and High School in Townshend, Vt.
Question: What advice do you have for someone who wants to start blacksmithing?
Answer: “If I had any advice for someone just starting out, it would have to be [to] just be patient, and not to give up. Have fun with the art, and make a hobby out of it.”
Question: Because of your trade, are you particular with the types of knives you use on a regular basis?
Answer: “No, I don’t even use my own knives. I just have my set of IKEA knives.”