Bill has been working with Baltimore Knife and sword off and on for the past 20 years and on a full time bases for the past 2 years grinding blades. His craftsman background started in armor making and progressed into casting, mold making and heat treating. His knowledge with sheet metal work has made it easy to transition into prop armor and costuming. He has working with the Freelancers as their jousting armorer for 17 years and has a background in Martial Arts as well as the SCA. Bill is contributing smith on both MAN AT ARMS series(TV & Youtube).