Bladesmithing: Advanced Guide to Bladesmithing: Forge Pattern Welded Damascus Swords, Japanese Blades, and Make Sword Scabbards (Paperback)
Powerful bladesmithing techniques for advanced knife and sword makers
Do you crave the challenge of making the 'perfect knife'?
Does your pride in your bladesmithing skills motivate you to take them to the next level?
Are you constantly inspired by popular bladesmithing TV shows, and want to improve and compare to the master bladesmiths present on them?
My name is Wes Sander, and like you, I too strive to better my bladesmithing craft and take it to the next level.
Throughout my journey, I have learned several advanced techniques and discovered some powerful secrets that have helped me forge better knives.
I will share them inside this book.
If making the same knife bores you and you constantly search for adding a new twist to your creations...
If you want to deepen your knowledge to forge better blades, then this book is for you.
In this book you will discover:
- The 10 step method to forging a pattern welded Damascus sword
- 4 techniques that will 'reveal' the end grain texture of your Damascus blade
- How to make mosaic Damascus patterns in your sword using the 'spiderwebs' technique
- How to forge, assemble, heat treat and polish a Japanese sword
- The secret temperature to correctly temper your Japanese blade
- How to make your first sword scabbard
- The #1 solution you should use while acid etching your knife
- 3 simple 'hacks' to finding the perfect raw materials for using scrimshaw on your knife
Here are the answers to some questions you might have about this book:
Q: What kind of techniques will I get to learn in this book?
A: You will get to learn to multiple advanced techniques like stainless steel forging, Japanese bladesmithing, Pattern welded Damascus forging, etching Damascus steel and more.
Q: Will I get to learn how to properly heat treat the different kinds of blades that are included in this book?
A: Of course. This book has special heat treating procedures for stainless steel, Damascus steel, and Japanese swords.
Q: I sell the knives that I make. Can using these advanced techniques help me charge higher prices from my clients?
A: While I can't guarantee any monetary profit from this book, blades that have used techniques like the ones taught in this book have been known to be prized and will probably fetch higher prices than the average blade convention knife.
If you sell your creations, you will cherish the look on your client's face when your knife or sword meets their expectations The number of ideas you can realize for your creations is directly related to your understanding of various bladesmithing techniques and the characteristics of different materials.
Every day that you delay is another day that you stagnate in your growth as a bladesmith.
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