An experienced blacksmith and outdoorsman, Bradley Richardson appeared in two seasons of the History Channel's TV show, Alone where his knifemaking skills proved to be vital. Having a background in furniture making, he acquired simple blacksmithing equipment and learned his way around the anvil to forge his own hardware. Soon, he forged his first knife in his father's backyard and quickly grew passionate for creating custom knives with a focus on the ancient art of Damascus steel. A member of the American Bladesmith Society with over 19K YouTube subscribers, Richardson is known for his knife making videos and founded Timberlee Tool & Trade where he sells his handcrafted work. He also leads instructional classes and one-on-one workshops in his blacksmith studio where he shares his expertise with aspiring knifemakers and outdoor enthusiasts.