Krause Publications, Oct 1, 2002 - Antiques & Collectibles - 304 pages
Born from fire and steel, custom knives, which have emerged into works of art and working tools, are featured by the hundreds in this updated edition. Top custom knifemakers show off the lavish result of their labor, as well as provide contact information for collectors to purchase their knives. A new color section depicts the "best of the best" from custom knifemakers. Enthusiasts will see current custom knife designs and style trends of their favorite knives. Feature articles discuss how to assemble kit knives, antique collectible pocketknives, how to obtain the strongest knife blades, samurai steel, Roman swords, gent's tactical folders, safari steel, and bulletproof handle materials. Directories of custom knifemakers, suppliers, knife services, and sporting, importers, and foreign cutlers are all updated, as well as knifemakers club membership lists. Collectors will appreciate the photo index of the knives and makers featured in the previous five editions.- Top custom knives are displayed by the hundreds- New color section depicts the "best of the best" custom knives- New feature articles cover trends and available knife styles and designs
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