101 Knife Designs: Practical Knives for Daily Use

101 Knife Designs: Practical Knives for Daily Use

by Murray Carter
     
 

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Great designs, great knives!

In 101 Knife Designs, join master smith Murray Carter as he reveals the successful traits of knife designs that have lasted throughout history. Knife enthusiasts and knife makers alike will learn to:

  • Identify common traits in great knives.
  • Understand how to apply them to new knife design.

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Overview

Great designs, great knives!

In 101 Knife Designs, join master smith Murray Carter as he reveals the successful traits of knife designs that have lasted throughout history. Knife enthusiasts and knife makers alike will learn to:

  • Identify common traits in great knives.
  • Understand how to apply them to new knife design.

For the first time ever, Carter shares details of his personal collection of successful patterns--created and perfected over decades of designing and making knives.

Dazzling, full-color images of completed knives--from renowned photographer Hiro Soga--provide inspiration and direction as you apply these principles to create your own custom knife designs.

With 101 Knife Designs, you, too, can make practical knives that will become cherished keepsakes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440233838
Publisher:
Krause Publications
Publication date:
06/25/2013
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
218,397
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Murray Carter (cartercutlery.com), one of the most popular custom knifemakers at the annual BLADE Show, regularly conducts wildly popular seminars on shaving with a machete, and is known for standing at his booth sharpening knives while teaching the techniques to interested attendees.

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