⫸ Hardcover Step-by-Step Knifemaking: You Can Do It! store ❇ Kindle Ebook By David Boye ⇼ A knife is the most basic tool, and the average adult uses a knife almost every day Yet there are very few individually made knives in existence, and few people who know how to make knives Step by Step Knifemaking, by master knifemaker David Boye, is widely regarded as the classic on the art of handcrafted knives Thorough, clear, detailed instructions guide the reader through each step in how to make a knife Generously illustrated with photos and drawings on most pages, this book reads like a one on one workshop with a thoughtful teacher The reader is led to discover the spiritual connection between himself and his work, to develop his sense of artistry, and to acquire practical skills for self sufficiency Completely self taught, the author guides the beginning knifemaker through the thinking processes necessary to make a knife inspires confidence in the reader to begin at his own skill level and shows how it can be done on a financial shoestring Topics covered include tools, setting up a shop, knife design, grinding, heat treating, polishing, sharpening, blade etching, sheath making, and Boye s outdoor knives, kitchen cutlery, and utility knives are functional and peace loving, and the chapter on etching designs into the blades is one of the few guides to this unique art in print With over 175,000 copies in print, Step by Step Knifemaking has deeply moved thousands to involve themselves in this craft, and they constitute a visible portion of today s knifemakers This book can impel the reader to a personally satisfying, alternative backyard career, making his own useful knife art It is an enjoyable, indispensable reference for those wanting to learn knifemaking, become self reliant, or for anyone with an interest in the ancient craft of blades Handmade knives are unique, writes David Boye, reflecting the skills and personality of their maker They impart a personal touch to what would be a cold impersonal item Thus it is with a handmade knife, or a handmade article of any kind, that there is a subtle exchange of electromagnetic energy that is transferred from the heart and the hands of the craftsman to the heart of the person who sees and uses the handmade article Hopefully, the product will be the embodiment and expression of love and beauty in a useful, sanitary, and safe cutting tool a hint of a deeper, profound spirit in the process of living 272 pages 170 illustrations 155 photographs. Tony Griffiths Lathes LATHE everything to do with lathes, millers, shapers Operation Manuals Sales Catalogues History Drive belts LATHES and storethes the worlds largest MACHINE TOOL REFERENCE ARCHIVE pictures specifications Tony Phone from overseas Fax GMT except Sunday Step-by-Step Knifemaking: You Can Do It!
- Step-by-Step Knifemaking: You Can Do It!
- 274 pages
- David Boye
- 17 July 2016 David Boye