Knives 2012: The World's Greatest Knife Book

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Krause Publications, Aug 25, 2011 - Antiques & Collectibles - 312 pages
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In its 32nd Edition, Knives 2012 progresses with the knives, showcasing the increasing talent of the world's best knifemakers who forge and grind curvaceous blades, fashion handles from the finest materials and practice embellishment techniques saved for only the most skilled artisans.

Featured articles: Carving titanium handles Making knife blades from Lake Superior beach sand Hollywood movie knives and swords Anglo-Saxon and Viking swords AND...the finer points of Bob Loveless knives

Also Includes: World's most complete Directory of Custom Knifemakers includes websites, emails and phone numbers Hot Trends in handmade knives State Of The Art embellishments and knifemaking techniques Historical overview of knives and their makers

Savor the hand-selected, splendid color photography of some of the most beautiful and original custom knives in the world, chosen from over 2,000 submissions. The ever-evolving, magical world of custom knives, knifemaking techniques and embellishments is captured in full, glorious color between the covers of the most coveted book on edged masterpieces-- Knives 2012.


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About the author (2011)

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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