John Cohea is a frontier style knifemaker and leather worker from Nettleton, Mississippi. In this DVD, John demonstrates the finishing techniques that he uses in order to give his knives that antique frontier look.
In addition to these techniques, John also demonstrates a metal working process called Fold Forming (aka foldforming).
While this video does not cover some basic steps such as blade forging and grinding, it does cover all of the finishing work needed in order to make your own frontier style knife.
Some of the techniques that John demonstrates are:
- Dying Bone
- Making Copper Bands
- Working with Rawhide Lace
- Blade Etching/Antiquing
- Forge Texturing
- Form Folding (Bonus)
(Running Time: 1 Hour 47 Minutes)