Basic Knife Making: From Raw Steel to a Finished Stub Tang Knife

Ernst G. Siebeneicher-Hellwig and Jürgen Rosinski

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In this book Ernst G. Siebeneicher-Hellwig and Jürgen Rosinski show the simplest and least expensive ways to construct a simple forge, make all necessary tools yourself, forge a stub tang blade from an old automobile coil spring, and make a complete knife.Their practical guide demonstrates the most important theoretical basics and shows how simple it can be to experience bladesmithing. Each step is presented in text and pictures, with a special focus on forging the blade. Clear lists of tools and materials help you through the process. Practical tips, explanations of terms, and sketches round out the volume.

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 205 color images/10 drawings | 112 pp
ISBN13: 9780764335082

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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.