Knifemaking for Beginners - StepbyStep Guide to Making a Full and Half Tang Knife

Author(s): Stefan Steigerwald; Dirk Burmester

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The best way to start in knifemaking is usually to make a fixed-blade knife, and this photo-rich guide with carefully detailed instructions offers a full tang knife and a hidden tang knife. Make each of these two projects by following the individual construction principles here, and learn all phases of the knifemaking process. A few simple tools and a suitable workplace are all you need; materials are inexpensive. In their decades of teaching, the authors have often heard "I've never worked with metal before" and offer quick ways to understand the basics. Enjoy clear answers to the questions they often hear from their beginning students, such as "Is the steel hard yet?" or "What kind of wood works best for the handle?" With this complete guide, there is nothing standing in the way of you starting your knifemaking hobby. AUTHORS: Stefan Steigerwald is one of the most prominent knifemakers in Germany. Dirk Burmester is a professional translator of technical info. For many years he has been on the quest for "the" knife. SELLING POINTS: * 241 colour photos and diagrams plus thorough instructions lead you to success with knifemaking * Perfect for beginners, with in-depth explanations and 2 projects to give you a sound base for future knifemaking * Many are surprised at how easy it is to create such a beautiful yet practical tool 241 colour images and diagrams

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General Fields

  • : 9780764357343
  • : Schiffer Publishing, Limited
  • : Schiffer Publishing, Limited
  • : May 2019
  • : .4 Inches X 6 Inches X 9 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Spiral bound
  • : English
  • : 128
  • : Stefan Steigerwald; Dirk Burmester