Table of Contents
Dangers in the Bladesmith Shop
Practical Parameters of Cutlery Design
Selection of Steel
Grinding a Perfect Blade Profile
Grinding the Secondary and Primary Edges
Low Temperature Silver Soldering
What Dulls Knives: How to Extend the Performance of Your Blades
What Makes a Knife Special?
Glossary of Japanese Terms
About the Author
Murray Carter is one of the most popular custom knifemakers at the annual BLADE Show, regularly conducts wildly popular seminars on shaving with a machete, and is known for standing at his booth sharpening knives while teaching the techniques to interested attendees. Carter lives in Oregon.