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Knives

Complete Bladesmith: Forging Your Way To Perfection Jim Hrisoulas

S&H $5.00

Looking for instructions in bladesmithing that'll put you on the cutting edge of the custom blade market? Then this definitive guide to forging world-class blades is for you. Written by a master bladesmith; this book tells you how to set up your forge; select your materials; fashion grips and hilts; grind edges and much more! Jim Hrisoulas is a master bladesmith specializing in medieval broadswords and daggers and Damascus pattern welding. He has almost 30 years of experience at the forge.

Blacksmithing; Knives

Publisher Paladin Press. 1987. 192 pages

 
Master Bladesmith: Advanced Studies In Steel Jim Hrisoulas

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This advanced study of steel reveals forging secrets that for centuries have been protected by guilds. Never-before-seen instructions; diagrams and photos explain the tricks behind using Japanese mokume gane; differential heat treating; power hammers; and other techniques to make kukris; wavy blades; spears and swords that bear the masterís mark.

Blacksmithing; Knives

Publisher Paladin Press. 1991. 296 pages

 
How To Make Knives Richard W. Barney; Robert W. Loveless

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Learn how with "the bible of knife-making". Barney and Loveless give complete instructions on making high quality handmade knives. Forging and stock removal; mirror polishing; sheath making; safety techniques; required tools and supplies and more.

Knife making; Knives

Publisher Krause Publications. 1994. 182 pages

 
Step-By-Step Knifemaking: You Can Do It! David Boye

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Boye takes readers through each stage in the design and fabrication of a knife; showing how the process is completed; from cutting the blank from new or used steel to tempering the blade to grinding; polishing; and coating to the addition of the handle.

Knives; Metal-work

Publisher Rodale Pr. 1977. 288 pages