Blade's Guide to Making Knives

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Joe Kertzman
Krause Publications, Aug 24, 2005 - Sports & Recreation - 160 pages
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Blade Building Made Easy

&break;&break;The world's finest knifemakers learned to ply their trade through trial and error. They honed their skills with blood, sweat and tears. Never before has there been a fully illustrated, all-color, step-by-step book on how to make knives - until now! And, as a bonus, two chapters are dedicated to sword and tomahawk making.

&break;&break;Novice knifemakers, knife enthusiasts and shop junkies of the world, this is the book of your dreams!

  • &break;&break;Learn to grind blades
  • &break;Fashion handles the easy way
  • &break;Forge steel like the pros
  • &break;Fashion bolsters and guards
  • &break;Fit and finish those bladed beauties
&break;&break;Chapters are penned by some of the world's greatest knifemakers, including Wane Goddard, Allen Elishewitz, Rick Dunkerley, Don Fogg, R.J. Martin, Jow Szilaski and John Lewis Jensen.

&break;&break;Seeing is believing, and with over 400 step-by-step illustrations guiding you along the way to making your first or finest knife, this book is a must-have for any knife enthusiast's library. Have fun, and be careful!

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User Review  - pamelou -

Great bookfull of helpful information for knifemakers.Well organizedneat in appearance. Read full review

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About the author (2005)

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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