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Making Your Own Bush Knife

Item 168290
Model 9781497100121

$19.99

From outdoor excursions to everyday use at home, bush knives are practical tools with many uses. Making Your Own Bush Knife will show you how to select the steel, forge it, quench it and grind it into a usable knife. Author, outdoorsman, blacksmith, and knife making instructor Bradley...

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From outdoor excursions to everyday use at home, bush knives are practical tools with many uses. Making Your Own Bush Knife will show you how to select the steel, forge it, quench it and grind it into a usable knife. Author, outdoorsman, blacksmith, and knife making instructor Bradley Richardson explains both stock removal and forging, and how to achieve great results with simple power tools or hand tools. Detailed chapters cover types of steel, designing and profiling, grinding techniques, drilling tang holes, tempering, finishing and much more. Step-by-step instructions and high-quality photography guide you through creating your own beautiful bush knife. 184 full color pages, Softcover, ISBN: 9781497100121.

  • Knife shop safety precautions, protective equipment and essential tools
  • Describes the various types of steel and design aspects
  • Details knife making: blade forging, bevel grinding, tempering, and handle shaping
  • Provides thorough, step-by-step instructions with crisp coordinating photographs

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