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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 / Laura Zerra.

Zerra, Laura, (editor.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District. (Show)

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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."
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 621.932 ZER 2018 (Text) 33892100718858 Adult New Books Book None 01/23/2021 Available -

Record details

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

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
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.:
"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." -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Knives > Design and construction.
Metal-work.
CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Metal Work.

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