Intermediate Guide to Bladesmithing: Make Knives, Swords and Forge Damascus (Paperback)
Powerful bladesmithing techniques for intermediate knife makers
Have you made your first knife, a few maybe, but you feel like you could improve and expand your bladesmithing skills?
Are your knives losing their edge after sharpening them a few times? Are small details of imperfection in your blades bothering you?
Are you tired of making the same boring and flawed knife?
I, Wes Sander, will share with you powerful techniques and secrets to take your bladesmithing skills to the next level.
In this book you will discover:
- The secrets of making a Damascus knife in just 9 steps
- The most cost-effective way to make a knife
- How you can make your first sword in just 17 steps, start to finish
- 10 essential tools that you need to have when bladesmithing
- A simple technique, used by master bladesmiths, that will prevent your blade from shattering
- How to build a simple but effective forge
- The #1 high-performance steel that you should use to make knives
Are you frustrated with the archaic and cryptic language of higher level bladesmithing authors?
This book has been designed to have simple language so that it is easy for you to grasp even the most complex concepts. The assorted collection of techniques in this book can help you add a unique touch to your creations.
Here are the answers to some questions you might have about this book:
Q: I have only made a few knives in my workshop till now. Can this book help me to make swords and Damascus knives?
A: Yes. The steps laid out inside this book have been designed for the bladesmith that has a little bit of experience making knives, so that he/she can take their craft to the next level.
Q: How is the author qualified to teach these bladesmithing techniques?
A: I, Wes Sander, am an expert bladesmith. I have forged many Damascus swords, knives, and katanas to know what I'm doing.
Additionally, I have had the priviledge to attend many BLADE conventions and other exhibitions to know the craft of other bladesmiths as well.
So yes, I would say I'm qualified to bring you results when teaching you how to make swords and knives.
Q: I don't have a lot of tools to start. Can I still make knives and swords using your book?
A: Only a few tools are required to start with this book. The rest you can make or acquire along your bladesmithing journey. The book even has a step-by-step guide to making your own forge. Even someone without a forge can start
You can learn and improve as a bladesmith by expanding your smithing knowledge and skills, with this guide to help you do it.
Every day that you delay improving your bladesmithing skills is another day that you waste your stock and time on forging the same boring and flawed knife.
Take action and buy this book now