Ahmet Polat was born in Yozgat, the district of Kadışehri in 1948. In 1955 he and his family moved to Zile and Ahmet started working as an apprentice beside a coppersmith. Before going to military service, he became an assistant master. After coming back from military service, Ahmet Polat opened his shop as a master craftsman. He continues to make copper works at his own workshop.