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Publisher's Summary

Uncover jealously guarded trade secrets to crafting incredible, fully-functional knives and blades with powerful bladesmithing techniques.

Have you ever wanted to make a knife with your own hands, but had no idea where to begin and have no money for ridiculously expensive equipment? Are you in awe of master bladesmiths on TV shows and want to take your current bladesmithing skills to the next level?

If your answer is yes to any of the questions above, then this audiobook is for you.

In this guide, you're going to be taken by the hand and shown how to transform a bar of plain-looking steel into the most beautiful and practical knife of your dreams. You'll discover world-class bladesmithing instructions, from setting up your forge and getting the right tools to hitting the perfect grind and mastering finishing touches for pleasing aesthetics.

Take a sneak peek at what you're going to discover in Bladesmithing:

  • Everything you need to know about bladesmithing to give you a serious head-start over your peers
  • Important factors you absolutely have to consider before picking a spot to set up your blacksmithing forge
  • How to efficiently organize your workspace in a way that makes it a breeze to work in
  • A crash guide to designing your very first or next knife, from aesthetics to function
  • Proven steps to help you master the art of grinding a blade to perfection using different grinding techniques
  • Step-by-step instruction to craft your first or next knife from picking the right metal to finishing touches
  • Five very important safety tips you absolutely need to memorize before touching a blade working tool
  • And tons more!

Whether you're a complete beginner to the bladesmithing arts, or you're an experienced bladesmith looking for new tricks to level up your skill, this guide has everything you need to completely master bladesmithing knives for every kind of practical, day-to-day use.

Ready to become a master bladesmith? Buy now to get started today!

©2020 Jake Welsh (P)2020 Jake Welsh

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  • Anita J. Harrell
  • 10-09-2020

Excellent

Excellent to start off with. I found this book simple and easy to listen to. Jake Welsh did a great job and I highly recommend this audiobook.

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  • Leanna Conroy
  • 06-10-2020

Great

Easy book to listen to while I am driving to work. Bladesmithing had always been a hobby that I am curious about.

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  • Russell B. Chavez
  • 10-09-2020

Great guide

Great guide for beginners in bladesmithing. This book guides you through each steps to creating your own knife.

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  • Angela Langworth
  • 06-10-2020

Get it right

Jake Welsh did a great job with this beginner’s guide and assisting them with introductory information on bladesmithing.

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  • Millie Davis
  • 06-10-2020

Not bad

Found some good information in this book. Will look for more information about bladesmithing later on.

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  • Cassie Cole
  • 06-10-2020

Helpful

Helpful bladesmithing book that gave me a few new tips on creating a sheath. This book is more for beginners who have little or no experience.

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  • Libbie Bechtelar
  • 06-10-2020

Beginner’s guide

Good beginner’s guide with a lot of fundamental information about bladesmithing. I highly recommend it.

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  • Thomas Harper
  • 21-10-2020

Great

Great bladesmithing guide with detail information about grinding and hardening the knife. I recommend it.

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  • Alex Dixon
  • 21-10-2020

Good

Good book with a lot of helpful information about bladesmithing. Hardening the knife can be quite a difficult task.

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  • Zak Wong
  • 21-10-2020

Good book

Good book for beginners and intermediary level in knifemaking. Found a lot of good tips in this book.

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  • Bettie H. Bullock
  • 10-09-2020

Let go

Excited to get started in bladesmithing. This introductionary audiobook is excellent to start off with.

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  • Gary B. Dowell
  • 10-09-2020

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Helpful book with step-by-step instructions on how to create sheath and knife. Highly recommend it for beginners.

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