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- Antique Swords & Daggers Veleanu, Mircea$55.00
Antique Swords & Daggers is a fascinating collection of edged weapons from Europe, America, the Middle East, Asia, Japan, and Africa. It includes their characteristics, historical uses, and current values.
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 9" x 12" Pages: 288 Illustrations: 1290Learn More
- Art of Traditional Blacksmithing, The Bergland Hårvard$58.00
THE ART OF TRADITIONAL BLACKSMITHING; A Norwegian Perspective, is a masterpiece that joins tradition with wisdom and creativity. It presents Håvard Bergland's overview of the blacksmithing trade as a whole. Bergland systematically documents the blacksmithing trade by gathering and presenting skills, techniques and ideas that he has tried out in the forge himself. The book is largely self-explainatory and offers advice, ideas and inspiration to anyone who wants to be involved in blacksmithing.
It is throughly illustrated with more than 400 color photos and nearly 700 drawings.
Format: Hardcover; Dimentions: 8 1/2" x 10 1/2"; Pages: 394; Illustrations & Photos: over 1,000Learn More
- Basic Damascus Patterns DVD Norris, Mike$39.00
Renown Damascus Steel and knife maker, Mike Norris gives you an up close, in-depth look at creating and preparing Basic Damascus Patterns.
Lessons include: basic pattern materials preparation - proper heating techniques - grinding and finishing - pattern design - and much more!
Total Run Time: 44 minutes with quick and easy menu access to all lessons.Learn More
- Blacksmithing Basics for the Homestead DeLaRonde, Joe$14.99
Basics for the Homestead
Joe DeLaRonde is a master blacksmith. He started his blacksmithing career 35 years ago as an apprentice under a master German blacksmith. His works are in use around the globe by military personnel and living history enthusiasts, as well as in private collections and museums in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Europe.Through detailed but easy-to-understand instructions, illustrations, and photographs, he teaches the basic skills of forging. Here is all the information you need to create artistic yet functional iron hardware and accoutrements for home or ranch, including: pokers, shovels, tongs, hooks, camp sets, forks, spoons/spatulas, skewers, nails, hinges, latches, drawer pulls, coat hooks, towel bars, candle holders, brooms, hoes, crowbars, awls, screwdrivers, chain links, chisels, hammers, adzes, axes and knives. DeLaRonde continues to work in his shop in Mancos, Colorado.and Europe.Through detailed but easy-to-understand instructions, illustrations, and photographs, he teaches the basic skills of forging. Here is all the information you need to create artistic yet functional iron hardware and accoutrements for home or ranch, including: pokers, shovels, tongs, hooks, camp sets, forks, spoons/spatulas, skewers, nails, hinges, latches, drawer pulls, coat hooks, towel bars, candle holders, brooms, hoes, crowbars, awls, screwdrivers, chain links, chisels, hammers, adzes, axes and knives. DeLaRonde continues to work in his shop in Mancos, Colorado, producing some of the finest tomahawks, axes, and knives available on the market today.
Format: Softcover. Dimensions: 8" x 9" Pages: 135 Illustrations: 305Learn More
- Bowie Knives Batson, James$12.00
Coffin Handle BOWIE KNIVES is a booklet on how to recreate a contemporary Bowie Knife in the style of William and Samuel Butcher or George Woodhead. It is intended to be a primer for anyone interested in Old Bowies. It can also be a starting point or an entry into the world of Antique Bowie Knives. The maker should be proud of his workmanship and proudly display his name as the maker. Studying old knives and learning new skills in making the handcrafted Bowie Knife of old is a rewarding experience.
Format: Soft cover Dimentions: 8 1/2" x 11" Pages: 16 Illustrations: 17Learn More
- Complete Bladesmith, The Hrisoulas, Jim$29.95
The Complete Bladesmith will show you how to take a bar of steel and forge it into the blade of your dreams. This guide to smithing world-class blades is for the novice and experienced bladesmith alike. With this book you will be able to build your own forge, equip your workshop, choose your materials from the exotic to the mundane, and get to work. Jump at the chance to heat the steel, bending, twisting, folding, cutting, and stretching it. Finally, you'll put the perfect grind on the new bladel fit the sofest, hardest, or the most exotic wood to the grip; and slip your blace into you handmade sheath.
Format: Soft cover Dimentions: 8 3/4" x 11" Pages: 179 Illustrations: 200Learn More
- Damascus Albericci, Emilio/ Galizzi, Flavio/ Pizzi, Lucia$85.00
In the panorama of traditional forging techniques, damascus has always represented a great challenge for those who tried to make it; so much so that throughout the centuries it has had alternating periods of decline and rebirth which were sometimes caused by these very difficulties in producing it. Damascus forging techniques, which are connected to a level of skill obtainable only through long and patient practice, have witnessed a rebirth of great quality in good part owing to bold experimentation. This is a practical manual with an introduction covering ancient damascus production techniques. In simple languag and with over 350 full color photos the book covers a great number of techniques fo obtaining many different kinds of damascus. English/Italian
Format: Hard Cover Dimentions: 8 1/2" x 11" Pages: 240 Illustrations: 350Learn More