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  • Knifemaking

  • A Bladesmithing Guide on Forging Knives and Crafting Knife Sheaths with Simple Tools for Beginners
  • By: Michael Peterson
  • Narrated by: Matyas J.
  • Length: 3 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Categories: Home & Garden

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Publisher's Summary

Discover how to make drool-worthy knives and blades with foolproof bladesmithing techniques and hone your knifemaking skills to perfection, even if you've never made a blade before

Are you seriously thinking about mastering the ancient skill of crafting a perfect blade from scratch without having to invest in ridiculously expensive equipment?

Are you a bladesmith inspired by the formidable skill of knifemakers on bladesmithing TV shows and social media, and want to take your knifemaking skills to the next level?

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

In this comprehensive guide, you'll get the soup-to-nuts blueprint for making your own perfect knife. From choosing the right steel and alloy to designing and forging your knife, you'll discover a step-by-step roadmap to crafting your first or next perfect knife with simple tools and effective techniques.

In Knifemaking, you're going to discover:

  • A complete list of the essential tools you're going to need to make bladesmithing a breeze
  • A list of advanced tools you're going to need to step up your knifemaking game after mastering the basics
  • How to optimize the five most important aspects of your workshop setup to make knifemaking as easy and stress-free as possible
  • A crash guide to knife design and shapes and how to choose the right software for your knife design
  • The different types of knifemaking steel and how to pick the perfect steel and alloy combination for making your first or next knife
  • How to test scrap metals for durability and six scrap metal materials that are perfect for making a great blade or knife
  • Step-by-step instructions to forge your first knife with time-tested forging techniques

And much, much more!

No matter your level of skill, the instructions contained in this guide covers every step of the knifemaking process in great detail. Whether you want a survival knife, a karambit, a tanto, or even a broadsword, you'll discover everything you need to become a custom blademaker.

Ready to craft amazing knives and blades? Scroll to the top of this page and click the "buy now" button to get started today!

©2021 Michael Peterson (P)2021 Michael Peterson

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  • Ella N. Gittens
  • 21-04-2021

Sufficient

Introduce bladesmithing in a high level overview but also touch base with all the fundamental of bladesmithing. Enjoyed listening to this audiobook.

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  • Kendall Snow
  • 20-04-2021

Let grind

Great chapter to be cover. Grinding and hardening is probably the best stage in the overall process in my opinion. Will use this as a reference.

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  • Cary Pierce
  • 20-04-2021

Love it

Love this book. If you are a huge fan of forging knives, swords or blacksmithing then you will like this guide. Very detail in the audiobook.

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  • Robert Couch
  • 20-04-2021

Helpful tips

Helpful tips by Michael Peterson. He teaches you step-by-step on how to forge a knife in an easy way. Great book for beginners.

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  • John Hertzog
  • 20-04-2021

Great job

Great job in this beginner’s guide. Jake Welsh provided good tips and I had a lot of fun following this guide. Recommend it.

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  • Omar Dobbs
  • 20-04-2021

Informative guide

Great guide for beginners who are interested in making knives. This guide is catered more for beginners who want to learn more about it.

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  • Leslie Ortiz
  • 20-04-2021

Decent

Decent audiobook with a lot of basic instructions. Perfect for beginners but advance level might be able to pick up a few things from this audiobook.

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