Synopses & Reviews
Master bladesmith Wayne Goddard draws on his decades of experience to answer questions of knifemakers at all levels. As a columnist for Blade
magazine, Goddard has been answering real questions from real knifemakers for the past eight years. Now, all the details are compiled in one place as a handy reference for every knifemaker, amateur or professional.
With its question-and-answer format this book gives the answers to real-world problems like heat-treating, choosing the best steel and finding the right tools for the knifemakers shop. This is a title readers will reach for.
- Tips for knifemakers of all skill levels.
- Real questions from real readers.
- Heat treating and steel selection.
Master smith Wayne Goddard is an icon in the custom knifemaking field. As a full-time maker, teacher and writer, Goddard works as hard to teach knifemaking skills as he does to acquire them. His affiliation with Blade Magazine has brought new and interesting information, tips and tricks to thousands of would-be knifemakers.
The Wonders of Knifemaking is a compilation of Goddard's columns and advice, as it has appeared in Blade Magazine over the past several years. He also mixes in new and updated material. With his straightforward style Goddard answers real questions on every aspect of knifemaking from selecting steel to heat treating and finishing the blade.