By Joe Kertzman

Learn the secrets and techniques of Knifemaking From the Masters of the Trade

With an all-star forged of well known knifemakers, BLADE's advisor to creating Knives 2d Edition brings you the main up to date, within info to be had on fashioning edged implements. during this full-color, meticulously illustrated volume:

  • John Lewis Jensen, clothier and fabricator of extraordinary decorative edged weaponry, provides a step by step advisor to making your individual artwork knife in "Desk Daggers: A restricted version Jensen Knives Trio."
  • Tim Zowada, forger of damascus and smelted metal, unearths his alternate secrets and techniques and strategies in "Making the utilizing Knife."
  • Allen Elishewitz lends his wisdom and knowledge in "Making styles and utilizing a Pantograph," for these within the layout phases of fashioning high quality knives.
  • Don Fogg, arguably the most effective sword makers on this planet, stocks his services in "Forging metal from uncooked Materials."
  • Vince Evans, crafter of Scottish dirks, Viking swords, significant Asian weaponry and different unique and ancient items, finds his equipment for "Making and Carving a Scottish Dirk."
  • Rick Dunkerley, recognized for his mosaic-damascus masterpieces, opens his global of information in "Building a Damascus Locking-Liner Folder."
  • Kevin Hoffman unlocks the mysteries of "Lost Wax Casting for Guards & Pommels," illustrating every step of this tedious but lucrative process.

It's All Here!

Forging — Grinding — warmth Treating — Etching — sharpening — polishing

Blades — Guards — Pommels — Bolsters — Handles — Sheaths

Whether your curiosity in making knives is new or you have been crafting blades for years, BLADE's advisor to creating Knives 2d Edition hands you with wisdom that will help you achieve the rewards of a fruitful and gratifying knifemaking pastime or career.

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