Slash & Burn: geoff feder: sculptor, blacksmith (and knife maker to the stars)
Edible Westchester - JULY 25, 2017
“I grew up in the ’80s watching graffiti artists like Keith Haring, who did the Crack is Wack playground. He didn’t commission that, it was just there. You’d see his work everywhere in the street for free.” He continues, “So I came up thinking I didn’t want to kill anyone with the price of my sculptures or my knives. I want people to have them and enjoy them.”
Knife Expert Guesses Cheap vs. Expensive Knives
Epicurious video - June 6th 2018
In this episode of 'Price Points', Epicurious challenges knife expert Geoff Feder to guess which knife is more expensive. Feder breaks down paring knives, chef knives, boning knives, and serrated knives. For each type, the connoisseur looks at and tests each knife before guessing which knife costs more. Once the prices are revealed, Feder explains why a specific knife costs more and dives into specifics on how each knife is made.
“Peekskill’s Newest Revolution”
NYT September 13, 2018
“For years it’s been an amazing artists’ community intermingling with a lot of firefighters,” said Geoff Feder, 44, a blacksmith, sculptor, knifemaker and Manhattan native who moved to Peekskill in 2004. One of his autumn projects will be heating up steel guns, forging them down, and welding them back together for a sculpture to be displayed outside River Outpost Brewing Company, at the Factoria at Charles Point.