Sometimes the market dictates how metal is recycled, as it did for most of the tons of scrap salvaged from the World Trade Center. Other times, forces stronger than the market take hold. "The steel dictates what shape it will take," said Jerry Fisk, a master bladesmith from rural Arkansas. He would know. Operating from a workshop on his country property, Fisk is one of seven artists crafting knives of steel from the ruined twin towers for charity.
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