Full-Color, Step-by-Step Knifemaking Photos!
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Authored by an all-star cast of knifemakers and knife experts, with BLADE’S Guide to Making Knives, 3rd Edition you’ll be certain that you’re learning the trade from the best. You’ll learn forging blade steel from Don Fogg, wax casting from Kevin Hoffman, knife designing from Ryan Johnson and many other vital techniques from top experts in the field.
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This guide will teach you:
- Heat Treating
- How to Make Blades
- How to Make Pommels
- How to Make Handles
- How to Make Custom Sheaths
- How to Make a Bushcraft Blade
- Making the Using Knife
- How to Build a Wakizashi
- Forging Steel from Raw Materials
- Combo Weapons: A History and How-To
- Building a Demascus Locking-Liner Folder
- Lost Wax Casting for Guards & Pommels
- Designing a Knife Using CAD Software
- Fashion and Hone a San Mai Kitchen Knife
About the editor:
Joe Kertzman has authored 13 editions of the Knives annual book, as well as Art of the Knife, earlier editions of Blade’s Guide to Making Knives, and four editions of Sporting Knives. In addition, Joe was the Managing Editor of BLADE Magazine and provides regular editorial and blog posts for www.blademag.com.