101 Bladesmithing Mistakes: Knife Making Mistakes That Ruin Your Knives and How to Avoid Them (Hardcover)

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Do you make these bladesmithing mistakes?

Have you ever wondered why your knife doesn't come out quite as perfect as a master bladesmith's knife?

Or why your blade warped after heat treatment?

Or why you're unable to machine certain stock steels?

Or why your pins don't align properly on your knife's handle?

Do you want to know and avoid mistakes, before they ever happen?

Imagine this, you suddenly have the power to avoid any mistakes, before they ever happen, and you always have a high-quality in your hands.

I, Wes Sander, have compiled 101 of the most devastating mistakes any bladesmith can make.

Inside this book you will discover:

  • The easiest steel to work with for a beginner knife maker
  • 1 outdated quenching technique that you NEED to stop doing immediately
  • 1 grinding mistake that could ruin the heat treat on your blade, and how to solve it
  • The #1 belt type you should while using a belt sander
  • Why sharpening your knife is not enough and what you should do to retain your knife's sharpness over a long period of time
  • 1 simple hammering adjustment that could increase your efficiency and make your knives better
  • 1 compound, you should never use, unless you want to ruin your kydex sheath with a nasty white film
  • Why assuming every steel heat treats the same way is a huge blunder
  • What tool to use to mark kydex and leather, without it becoming permanent on the material
  • 1 epoxy mistake that could ruin your knife in seconds, as it cures on your tang and scales
  • Why hard work isn't always the best option while making knives
  • One knife making habit that could become a crutch for a bladesmith later in his career, and hamper his craft
  • 1 sharpening mistake that could ruin your hard worked edges within a few strokes
  • Which tools you should never invest in, if you're on a budget

If you want to invest in your craft and catch mistakes before they happen, then this book is for you.

Take action before you lose yet another knife to a mistake that could have been prevented.

If you want to catch that one mistake that is holding you back from making a truly great knife then buy this book now

Product Details
ISBN: 9781951035532
ISBN-10: 1951035534
Publisher: Wes Sander
Publication Date: November 14th, 2019
Pages: 74
Language: English