Synopses & Reviews
Blade Building Made Easy
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.
Novice knifemakers, knife enthusiasts and shop junkies of the world, this is the book of your dreams
Learn to grind blades
Fashion handles the easy way
Forge steel like the pros
Fashion bolsters and guards
Fit and finish those bladed beauties
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.
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
Fusing the expertise of seven of the best knifemakers in the world Guide to Making Knives is an unrivaled how-to for blade enthusiasts! In the rapidly evolving world of knifemaking, expert blade fashioning advice is essential for any serious collector or knifemaker. Knife enthusiasts gain professional tips about grinding blades, crafting hunting knives, forging pattern-welded steel into intricate designs, making folding knives, forging swords, creating a tomahawk and fashioning the important bolster between knife and blade, in detailed instructions and 240 striking color illustrations. Whether knifemaker or collector, expert guidance from the likes of Walter Brend, Joe Szilaski and other, in one outstanding resource, is a must-have.