Beginning with an urge just to "make stuff," Joel Bukiewicz started making knives by hand in his Brooklyn studio while on a hiatus from writing. As he perfected his craft, his business, Cut Brooklyn, thrived. This video is the second in the Made by Hand series by Keith Ehrlich, which profiles independent businesses dedicated to handcrafted products.
The first installment of Made by Hand introduces Breuckelen Distilling Company, an independent distillery that makes organic gin. Watch it here, and read an interview with filmmaker Keith Ehrlich about his vision for the project here.