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101 Knife Designs: Practical Knives for Daily Use


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Author Carter, recognized as a master smith by the American Bladesmith Society, apprenticed with a 16th-generation Yoshimoto bladesmith for six years. In this photo illustrated guide for knife makers and knife enthusiasts, he demonstrates ancient Japanese bladesmithing techniques and shows readers how to use them to create custom knife designs, from kitchen knives to combat daggers. All examples are from the auth‛s personal collection. The first part of the book reviews terms and design theory, then supplies practical designs for daily use in work, culinary arts, fighting arts, hobbies, hunting, and the outdoors. The second part shows how to create and preserve original designs, grow a pattern collection, and modify and improve patterns. About 40 pages at the end of the book supply knife patterns and templates. The lively layout includes large-format color photos on every page to accompany step-by-step instructions. Patterns and page illustrations are also included. Photos are by Hiro Soga. Annotation ©2014 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (

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Carter, Murray
Krause Publications
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