A complete guide to crafting knives, handles and sheaths.
Author: Bo Bergman
Ever yearned for a knife that fits your hand exactly? Ever admired a handmade leather sheath and dreamed of making your own? Whether you're a beginner who needs a useful tool or an experienced knife maker in search of new ideas, this book is a must have. Bo Bergman, expert knife maker, will lead you through the craft, with a detailed discussion of the required tools and materials (fewer than you may think) and a thorough description of knifemaking techniques.
Fits find the perfect blade to buy (the book will even help you select it), then fashion gorgeous handles and sheaths out of wood, bark, leather, horn and metal. This book includes both basic and advanced projects, all shown in full color and accompanied by photographs, drawings and step by step instructions. You will also find helpful information on grinding and honing, choosing a design, decorating handles and sheaths and caring for the finished knife. Everything you need to make your perfect knife!
Includes step-by-step instructions for ten projects, including information on decorating handles and sheaths, grinding and honing, and knife care techniques.
The book is in very good condition.
The upper part of the spine has some bumping.
The lower corner on the outer edge of the front cover has some very minor wear and bumping.
The lower pages on the outer edge have some bumping.
The lower edge of the bottom of the rear cover has some wear.