Cs.KNIFE MAKING~BLADE METAL TOOL ANVIL WORK ETCHING FORGING~LOCKBACK FOLDING ART

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  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jan 07, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House
PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED

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Spanning the gap between Pre-cut and "Art" knives with STEP BY STEP ILLUSTRATED INSTRUCTIONS for UNIQUE and BEAUTIFUL KNIVES in Custom Knife making including 10 Great Projects from a MASTER CRAFTSMAN Learn How To Make These Projects, or Designs of Your Own: kitchen paring knife / full-tang all-purpose knife / partial-tang carving knife / through-tang skinner / wilderness knife / forged camp knife / kitchen chopper / one-blade pocket knife / lockback folding knife / Damascus Steel Dagger

Chapters and some content: Tools // Materials // Knife Design // Sheathmaking: a molded pouch sheath; a snap sheath; a molded pocket sheath // Forge Set-Up: the fire; fuel; tools; using the forge; the goal of good forging // Projects: DAMASCUS STEEL DAGGER: list of materials; a brief history; process overview; design considerations; process detail: preparing the billet and the fire; making the initial weld; restacking and making further welds; shaping blade and tang; hardening and tempering; etching to reveal pattern; bolster and guard; assembling the handle / LOCKBACK FOLDING KNIFE: list of materials; process overview; design considerations; process detail: laying out the mechanism; heat-treating the spring; making a trial mock-up; etching the blade in Aqua Regia; assembly / A ONE-BLADE POCKET

plus helpful and handy index for quick and easy reference all in this dated 1985, 222 page softcover book in overall good condition with overall clean and intact pages and a good binding with some cover and edge wear and price buzzed off back cover and book measures about 9.25" x 7.25" And THANKS SO MUCH FOR LOOKING AT THIS NEAT BOOK - please see all our other neat Books in Our Ebay Store - with More of These and Other Great Books added Daily

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