ADVANCED GEOMETRY
Knives Illustrated|May-June 2020
INSIDE DWAYNE UNGER’S QUEST FOR EXCELLENCE
DOUG JEFFREY & DWAYNE UNGER

To reach the top, they are relentless. Their determination is fierce, and their work ethic is unmatched. In the journey for perfection, there are leaders. Bruce Lee is one. Because he was not completely satisfied with other martial arts, Lee created jeet kune do. He took what was useful from other arts and applied them to his style.

Dwayne Unger’s approach is similar. The 45-year-old Pennsylvania resident is only three years into his journey, but he’s already forging a name for himself in the industry. Someday, don’t be surprised if you see Dwayne’s name alongside other leaders such as basketball’s LeBron James or Lee. He’s that good. —Doug Jeffrey

01 Where It Began

When I was growing up, I spent a lot of time at my grandparents’ farm. Of course, we had pocket knives, so I’ve always had an interest in knives as tools.

In 2012, I took a bushcraft survival course at the Wilderness Learning Center. As a result, I got more interested in knives and what they could do. I also learned the importance of having a good, quality knife that I could depend on.

02 The Journey

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