Knives 2009

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Krause Publications, Oct 6, 2008 - Antiques & Collectibles - 312 pages
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The world?s greatest knife book showcases in brilliant full color photography the finest forged and artistic works of the greatest knifemakers. The top authors deliver the latest and most authoritative information on custom knives and the trends that are shaping the future of making blades.
 

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User Review  - PghDragonMan - LibraryThing

Knives 2013 is just that: a reference book of mostly custom made edged weapons. I don’t quite agree with the epithet on the cover, “The World’s Greatest Knife Book”, but I will agree it is a handy ... Read full review

good picture book

User Review  - alanos - Overstock.com

Nice pictures but useful information for each individual knife is scarce. Almost half of the book is knifemakers contact info. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
6
2009 Wooden Sword Award
7
Tactically Impenetrable
65
He Had a Cocky Dagger
70
Edges of the Wood
75
Pristine Pocketknife Patterns
82
The Tortoise and the Ware
87
Classic Inclinations
88
Mosaic Steel Layers
152
Its Not Just a Place
157
StoneCold Cutters
164
Stacking the Deck
165
Points Encased
166
The Color Guard
168
Scrimming With Excitement
170
Factory Trends Introduction
172

Our Fold Fathers
91
The Alloyed Nations
92
Furious Fighters
98
StagHandle Hotties
103
Fowl Fur and Fish Knives
110
Hand Me the Flipper
117
Blades of the Behemoths
118
Cloaked in Toger Coral
125
The TiDyed Crowd
126
Cuts for the Kitchen
128
State of the Art Introduction
129
Bountiful Blades
130
Engraved in Our Souls
132
Sharp Deco
139
The Crazed Knife Carvers Convention
140
Why Go Wireless?
146
Steel Sculptors
148
MillionYearOld Knives?
173
Flat Blunt Talon and Tanto Tips
177
Classic Folders
179
Hot Little Hunters
180
Utility Tools
183
Directory Introduction
193
Custom Knifemakers
194
Knifemakers StatebyState
280
Knifemakers Membership Lists
290
Knife Photo Index
294
Sporting Cutlers
296
Importers and Foreign Cutlers
299
Knifemaking Supplies
301
Mail Order Sales
303
Knife Services
305
Organizations and Publications
311
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About the author (2008)

Joe Kertzman has authored 12 editions of the Knives annual book, as well as the Art of the Knife, BLADE's Guide to Making Knives and four editions of Sporting Knives. Joe is also Managing Editor of BLADE Magazine.

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