It's a tool, a collectible, an aesthetic object, and even a piece of art. Knifemaking has experienced tremendous growth as a hobby, and now you can learn this craft. 205 color images and illustrated step-by-step instructions provide all stages of the knife's construction, from selection of the steel, to forging the blade, assembling the handle, and constructing a holder. Includes sections on safety, sources for materials, and 10 templates and designs to inspire your own ideas.
|Publisher:||Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.|
|Product dimensions:||8.90(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)|
About the Author
Ernst G. Siebeneicher-Hellwig has written several books about knifemaking. Jürgen Rosinski is a blacksmith and former vocational schoolteacher. He teaches knifemaking to both beginning and advanced students.