Moran: 50 Yrs Anniversary Knives: The Complete History of their Making by Dominique Beaucant

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Item num: 83979
Item weight: 22.50 oz.
Description: A book consisting of photos and descriptions of the 50 knives Moran made to celebrate his golden anniversary as a knife maker. Included is information on these knives, tips on knife care, the development of the ST-24 and the wood-lined sheath Moran uses.
In 1989 the world's most famous bladesmith, William F "Bill" Moran Jr., celebrated his fiftieth year of knifecraft with the undertaking of a project to make one knife for each year he had spent in the field. Termed the "50 year knives," the last one was completed and delivered in late 1996, and the span of these knives encompasses combat knives to carvers, utility knives to bowies, patch knives to pendants. This book is a celebration of those fifty knives, accompanied by related anecdotes and other items of interest to the many thousands worldwide who are fascinated by Moran and his creations.
The largest section of the book consists of full-page black and white photographs of each of the 50 year knives, accompanied alongside by a detailed description of the knife, the materials used to create it, the date it was finished, and other interesting particulars. Short sections also cover the background of the 50 year knives, tips for the care of Moran knives, the development of the ST-24, and the development of the wood-lined sheath Moran utilizes.

Paperback: 108 pages
Language: English
Product Dimensions: 0.3 x 8.6 x 11.0 inches


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