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The Hand Forged Knife: An Introduction to the Working of Modern Tool Steels Karl Schroen

The Hand Forged Knife: An Introduction to the Working of Modern Tool Steels

Karl Schroen

Published June 1st 1984
ISBN : 9780940362086
Paperback
136 pages
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A complete introduction to the practical construction ofhand-forged knives. Over 160 photos accompany the well-written text,instructing the reader on every step of the process. Included is anintroduction to steels, forging, annealing, hardening andMoreA complete introduction to the practical construction ofhand-forged knives. Over 160 photos accompany the well-written text,instructing the reader on every step of the process. Included is anintroduction to steels, forging, annealing, hardening and tempering- adetailed study of various steels- the blacksmith shop - tools and equipmentused- forging operations - how to do it- and finishing the knife - handles,sharpening, sheath making, etc.