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A modern guide to knifemaking : step-by-step instruction for forging your own knife from expert bladesmiths, including making your own handle, sheath and sharpening

Zerra, Laura (author.).

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Homer Public Library 621.932 ZER 000165018 Nonfiction Place on copy / volume Available -

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  • ISBN: 1631595059
  • ISBN: 9781631595059
  • Physical Description: 159 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
    print
  • Publisher: Beverly, MA. : Quarry Books, 2018.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes index and bibliography.
Formatted Contents Note: Tools of the trade -- Designing a knife -- Understanding steel -- Blacksmithing -- Grinding -- Heat treating and finishing -- Making a handle -- Making a sheath -- Sharpening and knife care.
Summary, etc.: "In A Modern Guide to Knifemaking, celebrated survivalist Laura Zerra provides you with step-by-step instructions on making your own knives"--
Subject: Knives Design and construction
Metal-work
CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Metal Work
Knives Design and construction
Metal-work
Knives
Metalwork
Summary: "We all use a knife almost everyday, but for well-known survivalist Laura Zerra her very life often depends on the blade she takes with her into the wild. She's learned about what works and what doesn't, what steel will hold an edge, and what nuances in blade design will make or break a knife. In A Modern Guide to Knifemaking, Zerrra shares all the tips and tricks she's learned to make her own knife, including step-by-step instructions for both forging and stock removal"--
"In A Modern Guide to Knifemaking, celebrated survivalist Laura Zerra provides you with step-by-step instructions on making your own knives"--
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