MBtv: Taiwan blacksmith turns Chinese artillery shells into knives

In a contemporary twist on beating swords into ploughshares, Taiwanese blacksmith Wu Tseng-dong has forged a career converting Chinese artillery shells once fired in anger into kitchen knives. Known locally as “Maestro Wu”, his workshop on the island of Kinmen — which lies just two miles from the Chinese mainland — is a vivid reminder of the threat of war which hangs over Taiwan.