Knifemaking with Bob Loveless

Knifemaking with Bob Loveless

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Blade aficionados will revel in color photos from inside Bob Loveless' knife shop, and of his knives, as author Durwood Hollis details Loveless' stock-removal method of knife making, tools of the trade, designs, heat treating and tempering of blade steel, handles, sheaths, knife care and maintenance, and tips for the field. Bob Loveless, a member of the Blade Magazine Cutlery Hall Of FameAc, passed away on Sept. 2, 2010, at the age of 81. He was known as the father of the modern custom knife movement, the man who popularized the dropped hunter, Big Bear sub-hilt fighter and other knives, and, along with Richard Barney, co-wrote How To Make Knives, the precursor to this book.For these reasons, ita#39;s best to start using one of the simple alloys, like 01, A2 or the 5160, that was used in Chapter 3. ... Small components like pins, spacers and lanyard tubes can be stored in a multi-compartment plastic box designed to hold anbsp;...

Title:Knifemaking with Bob Loveless
Author:Durwood Hollis
Publisher:Krause Publications - 2010-11-30


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