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Making Hidden Tang Knives by Heinrich Schmidbauer & Hans Joachim Wieland

SKU: 9780764340147

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This beginner-level guide explains, step-by-step, how to make a fixed-blade hidden tang knife and a matching leather scabbard. The guide requires minimal use of power tools and equipment and also provides knifemakers with an understanding of various types of steels and handle materials for subsequent knife projects.

Spiral-Bound, 108 pages, 200+ photos & diagrams, 6″ x 9″.

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Description

This beginner-level guide explains, step-by-step, how to make a fixed-blade hidden tang knife and a matching leather scabbard. The guide requires minimal use of power tools and equipment and also provides knifemakers with an understanding of various types of steels and handle materials for subsequent knife projects.

Used by hunters and fishermen the world over, hidden tang knives have tangs that are completely hidden by the handle material, which makes for a more comfortable grip on the knife. Knifemakers will find the 200+ photos and diagrams, the tools and materials lists, and the detailed instructions perfectly suited to creating this knife.

The section on tools and steps necessary for making a sheath round out this guide.

Spiral-Bound, 108 pages, 200+ photos & diagrams, 6″ x 9″.

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Heinrich Schmidbauer is a knifemaker whose fixed blades have a distinctive style with Scandinavian influences. Hans Joachim Wieland is a journalist and chief editor

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Author(s)

Year published

2012

Publisher

Schiffer

Pages

108

Binding

108 pages, 200+ photos & diagrams, Spiral-bound