The Hand Forged Knife: An Introduction to the Working of Modern Tool Steels by Karl Schroen
Product Description for The Hand Forged Knife: An Introduction to the Working of Modern Tool Steels by Karl Schroen
Item num: 83972
Item weight: 8.50 oz.
Description: Author Karl Schroen, a fourth-generation blacksmith, provides a complete introduction to the practical construction of hand-forged knives. Over 160 photos accompany the well-written text, instructing the reader on every step of the process. This book provides an introduction to steels, forging, annealing, hardening and tempering. The techniques shown here are geared for the novice as well as for the advanced bladesmith. It's a book written for those who wish to use it as an instruction manual or as reference material to enhance their present knowledge on the subject. The serious knife collector will also find this book an interesting addition to he reference library.
Paperback: 136 pages
Publisher: Knife World Publications (June 1985)
Product Dimensions: 0.5 x 6.2 x 8.8 inches
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