Patrick has trained extensively both Japanese and Western bladesmithing he has had the honour of being trained by the worlds top knife makers the Hall of fame legend Gil Hibben, Wes Hibben, Murray Carter, Lin Rhea, Tommy Gann. In 2016 Patrick attended Blade University in Atlanta and learned from Timothy Potier. Steve Culver, Joe Keeslar, Butch Sheely Abe Elias, Wally Hayes .James Nelson. Jason Brous and Ryan M. Johnson on specific knife making skills.
Every handmade knife Patrick creates he strives for perfection. Patrick believes if someone is buying one of his knives with their hard earned cash then they are going to get the best knife he can make them or it wont leave his forge. Your not just buying steel its soul.