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By Joe Kertzman

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The craft of knifemaking is alive and good, as evidenced by way of the lovely edged masterpieces published among the covers of the easiest publication on blades ever published—Knives 2011. The artwork of fashioning knives contains carving, engraving, sculpting, scrimshaw, jewel inlaying, damascus-making and extra. by no means have such a lot of elaborations been printed in a single medium, then captured in a full-color, modern, photo-driven booklet reminiscent of this must-have quantity that is prepared for the espresso desk or certain position at the bookshelf.

  • Treat your self to add tales overlaying the most effective wedges within the enterprise, friction forging, “Swordplay Renaissance-Style,” the newest in cleaver choices, “Scrimshaw That Drives males loopy” and villagers' blade art.
  • Learn how one knife collector—Paul Lansingh—is giving again to the area of knives.
  • Find out the reply to the query, “Why can we Love Knives?”
  • Follow writer James Ayres and his spouse, Mary Lou, on their quest to discover carbon metal alongside the cobblestone streets of Europe.
  • In the manufacturing unit developments part, seriously look into the latest in “Blue Collar Blades.”

    In among, benefit from the most recent tendencies and state-of-the-art in knives. it is a journey worthy taking. The pages are palpable, the textual content worthy examining and the photographs worthy one thousand phrases and extra. every one bladed construction is a piece of paintings in its personal correct, and a credits to its maker.

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