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Fancy Knives: A Complete Analysis & Introduction to Make Your Own by Stefan Steigerwald & Ernst G. Siebeneicher-Hellwig – U

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Through over 300 clear color photos and concise text, you can learn the materials, qualities, working styles, and decorating techniques of penknives. Learn the differences of carbon and alloyed steels, steel designations, and impressive damascene decoration.

Hardcover, 184 pages, 316 photos

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Through over 300 clear color photos and concise text, you can learn the materials, qualities, working styles, and decorating techniques of penknives. Learn the differences of carbon and alloyed steels, steel designations, and impressive damascene decoration. Knife blade types and steel polishes are featured as well as options for knife handle materials, including wood, horn, antler, bone, ivory, and mother-of-pearl. Explore handle decorating techniques that include engraving, etching, inlay, scrimshaw, and coloring. Once knives have been carefully studied, sheath manufacturing techniques using leather are also discussed. Finally, instructions are given to readers who wish to make their own knives.

Collectors and all others who appreciate the fine art of penknife making will also treasure this book.

Size: 7″ x 10″ | 316 illustrations | 184 pp| Binding: hard cover

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Stefan Steigerwald is one of Germany’s best-known knifemakers. Ernst G. Siebeneicher-Hellwig is an instructor at the Bavarian State Hunting School.

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Weight 2.2 lbs
Author(s)

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Year published

2008

Publisher

Schiffer

Pages

184

Binding

Hardcover