FORGING DAMASCUS KNIVES FOR BEGINNERSby: Ernst G. Siebeneicher-Hellwig & Jurgen Rosinski
Practical guide shows how easy it can be to build a simple Damascus-grade forge; forge Damascus steel into different patterns; & forge a blade into shape, harden it, & turn it into a finished knife. Sketches, step-by-step instructions, & tools & materials lists help you prepare & work through the project methodically & safely. 180+ photos & diagrams; 6×9 inches, 102 pgs.
Knives, Swords & Blades
The art of forging multiple layers of steel together into beautiful, strong, and sharp Damascus steel blades started millenia ago. Now, with this guide, novice blacksmiths and bladesmiths have a practical and budget-conscious approach to forging their own Damascus steel knives. Starts with the basics. Complete with tips for sharpening Damascus steel blades and insights on the metallurgy behind this special steel, this guide is ideal for the metalworking hobbyist.
Publisher: SCHIFFER BOOKS
Publish Date: 09-30-2012