As a columnist for BLADE Magazine, Wayne Goddard has been answering real questions from real knifemakers for more than twenty years. Now, find all the details in one place in this handy reference for every knifemaker, amateur or professional.
* Clear and precise answers on every aspect of knifemaking, from selecting steel to heat treating and finishing the blade
* Tips and tricks for knifemakers of all skill levels
* Completely revised and updated with more than 11 years of new answers
Table of Contents
So, You Want to Make Knives
The Mystery and Magic of Steel
The Metallurgy of Knife Steels
Heat Treating Knife Blades
Handles, Blades, Guards and Tangs
The Study of Sharp
The Smithy and the Forged Blade
About the Author
Master smith Wayne Goddard is an icon in the field of knifemaking. As a full-time maker, teacher and writer, Goddard works as hard to teach knifemaking skills as he does to acquire them. His affiliation with BLADE Magazine has brought new and interesting information, tips and tricks to thousands of would-be knifemakers.