Dan Estep, left, the Appalachian Artisan Center's resident blacksmith, works with Earl Moore, right, to temper a steel blade for a knife Moore is making. Watching them are Randy Wilson, left, and Bill Weinberg, chair of the center's board of directors.
Dan Estep, left, the Appalachian Artisan Center's resident blacksmith, works with Earl Moore, right, to temper a steel blade for a knife Moore is making. Watching them are Randy Wilson, left, and Bill Weinberg, chair of the center's board of directors. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com
Dan Estep, left, the Appalachian Artisan Center's resident blacksmith, works with Earl Moore, right, to temper a steel blade for a knife Moore is making. Watching them are Randy Wilson, left, and Bill Weinberg, chair of the center's board of directors. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.