BLADE'S GUIDE TO MAKING KNIVES, 2ND EDITION
Author: Joe Kertzman, Editor
Publisher: KRAUSE PUBLICATIONS/DBI BOOKS, May 2012
Unrivaled how-to for blade enthusiasts! Precise instruction from the industry's leading experts. Design it, shape it, grind it. Includes the latest techniques for making folders & fixed blades, grinding blades, fashioning handles & much more. 400 color photos; 8.5x11 inches, 160 pgs.
Fusing the expertise of 7 of the best knifemakers in the world BLADE's Guide to Making Knives, 2nd Edition 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 & fashioning the important bolster between knife & blade, in detailed instructions and 250 striking color illustrations. Whether knifemaker or collector, expert guidance from the likes of Walter Brend, Joe Szilaski and others, in one outstanding resource, is a must-have.
* Features instructions from 7 of the world's leading knifemakers for a truly expert resource
* 250 color illustrations demonstrate expert techniques
* Techniques for everything from forging steel to making a tomahawk are covered for the diverese population of knifemakers
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Joe Kertzman has an eye and a passion for knives. He's edited several editions of Knives and Sporting Knives annuals, and is managing editor of BLADE magazine.