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The Complete Bladesmith

Author: JIM. HRISOULAS
Publisher: Redd Ink Press
ISBN: 9780998708164
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This guide to smithing world-class blades is for the novice and experienced bladesmith alike. With this book you will be able to build your own forge, equip your workshop, choose your materials from the exotic to the mundane, and get to work.

The Complete Bladesmith

Author: Jim Hrisoulas
Publisher: Paladin Press
ISBN: 9781581606331
Size: 44.49 MB
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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!

The Complete Bladesmith

Author: Jim Hrisoulas
Publisher: Paladin Press
ISBN: 9780873644303
Size: 54.82 MB
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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!

Custom Knifemaking

Author: Tim McCreight
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811721752
Size: 13.64 MB
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Ten projects will teach beginners how to cut, shape, heat, treat, and finish a knife.

Bladesmithing With Murray Carter

Author: Murray Carter
Publisher: Krause Publications
ISBN: 9781440218385
Size: 19.39 MB
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Bladesmithing with Murray Carter provides the reader with an in-depth look into traditional Japanese Cutlery forging techniques and their modern applications. A non-stop flow of inquiries to Murray has prompted him to reveal the secret techniques learned during 18 years in Japan, where he lived and worked as a village bladesmith. He now shares this wealth of information for the benefit of the curious reader and Japanese knife enthusiast alike. Owners of nearly 15,000 of Murray's knives will be delighted to see a comprehensive book written by the knives' creator. Features: 250+ dazzling, full-color images, including many by renowned photographer Hiro Soga. Unique and extremely rare insight into the Japanese culture through the (blue) eyes of a Japanese village bladesmith. Detailed explanations of Traditional Japanese Bladesmithing techniques that until now have been cloaked in mystery and myth. Enough detailed information to guide an aspiring bladesmith to become a successful smith in the Japanese style of blade making.

The Complete Modern Blacksmith

Author: Alexander Weygers
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 1607743752
Size: 37.92 MB
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A truly unusual and unique resource, this extremely hands-on book brings together three popular but long-out-of-print classics (THE MODERN BLACKSMITH; THE RECYCLING, USE, AND REPAIR OF TOOLS; and THE MAKING OF TOOLS) essential for anyone interested in the making, repair, maintenance, or arcana of tools. An essential volume in any serious craftperson's library, this book covers setting up a smithy (anvil, forge, hammer, tongs, and all), and manufacturing everything from stone-carving chisels to decorative wall hooks. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Forging Damascus Steel Knives For Beginners

Author: Ernst G. Siebeneicher-Hellwig
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780764340123
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The art of forging multiple layers of steel together into beautiful, strong, and sharp Damascus steel blades started millenia ago. Now, with this guide, novice blacksmiths and bladesmiths have a practical and budget-conscious approach to forging their own Damascus steel knives. Starting with the basics, this practical guide shows how easy it can be to build a simple Damascus-grade forge; forge Damascus steel into different patterns; and forge a blade into shape, harden it, and turn it into a finished knife. Sketches, step-by-step instructions, and tools and materials lists help you prepare and work through the project methodically and safely. Complete with tips for sharpening Damascus steel blades and insights on the metallurgy behind this special steel, this guide is ideal for the metalworking hobbyist.

Damascus Steel

Author: Gunther Lbach
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780764342943
Size: 49.89 MB
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Damascus steel: centuries-old, hot-forged steel that is legendary for making sharp, strong blades that struck fear in many a mans heart. Artisans, blacksmiths, and hobbyists the world over have initiated a renaissance of this fascinating, decorative material, which is the focus of this comprehensive book. Unravel the history and mysteries surrounding various types of Damascus steel before delving into the theory and mechanics of forging your own complex Damascus steel creations. Use the detailed, computer-generated illustrations and hundreds of photos to learn how to forge-weld your Damascus steel billets, properly execute torsion technique, and see the endless potential for forging patterns in Damascus steel. Complete with material and equipment requirements, safety precautions, practical tips, temperature charts, and examples of finished works, this book offers inspiration and the fundamentals of working in this ancient medium. Ideal for amateur blacksmiths and experienced metalworkers. Includes a bonus poster, "Practical Tips for the Blacksmith."

A Blacksmithing Primer

Author: Randy McDaniel
Publisher: Dragonfly Enterprises
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Details forging techniques from the start to finish, beginning with the building of your own forge to making tools and elaborate door knockers.