Synopses & Reviews
*Reveals secrets to crafting durable knives without spending a lot of money*Speaks to a ready audience: BLADE Show - -largest custom cutlery show in the U.S. draws 10,000 people each year*Presents simple, expert instruction in full color photosKnife-makers, veteran and novice, know and trust Wayne Goddard's techniques and teaching, and it shows in the level of craftsmanship featured at the nation's knife shows. The very book that changed the face of bladesmithing is revamped, with full color photo instructions and the tried-and-true format knife-makers will refer to for years to come.This page-turner covers: *Tools needed to make knives, and outfitting a personal workshop without breaking the bank. *Forging and heat-treating techniques, to help improve existing bladesmithing skills *200+ color photos demonstrate basic knife making techniquesThe easiest guide to making knives is Wayne Goddard's $50 Knife Shop, Revised.
You don't need to spend a fortune to start making fantastic knives. Noted knifemaker Wayne Goddard provides outstanding step-by-step instructions for making your own tools, finding the right steel and forging, grinding and heat-treating knives on a budget.
Wonderfully illustrated with full-color photography, Goddard's book guides you through the knifemaking process from start to finish and even includes a budget breakdown showing everything you need is available at bargain prices. Goddard even explains and demonstrates the making of wire Damascus blades with the simplest of tools.
Wayne Goddard's $50 Knife Shop is a fine companion volume to Goddard's book The Wonder of Knifemaking and provides all the details you need to start making knives on a budget.