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Forging Damascus Steel Knives for Beginners

Forging Damascus Steel Knives for Beginners
Item Number: BK3040
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  • By: Ernst G. Siebeneicher-Hellwig & Jürgen Rosinski
  • Pages: 102 
  • Spiral Bound
  • 180+ Photos & Diagrams

  • The art of forging multiple layers of steel together into beautiful, strong, and sharp Damascus steel blades started millenia ago.
  • Now, with this guide, novice blacksmiths and bladesmiths have a practical and budget-conscious approach to forging their own Damascus steel knives.
  • Starting with the basics, this practical guide shows how easy it can be to build a simple Damascus-grade forge; forge Damascus steel into different patterns; and forge a blade into shape, harden it, and turn it into a finished knife.
  • Sketches, step-by-step instructions, and tools and materials lists help you prepare and work through the project methodically and safely.
  • Complete with tips for sharpening Damascus steel blades and insights on the metallurgy behind this special steel, this guide is ideal for the metalworking hobbyist.

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