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The Master Bladesmith : Advanced Studies in Steel
by Jim Hrisoulas


Overview - This advanced study of steel reveals forging secrets that for centuries have been protected by guilds. Never-before-seen instructions, diagrams and photos explain the tricks behind using Japanese mokume gane, differential heat treating, power hammers, and other techniques to make kukris, wavy blades, spears and swords that bear the master's mark.  Read more...

 
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Overview
This advanced study of steel reveals forging secrets that for centuries have been protected by guilds. Never-before-seen instructions, diagrams and photos explain the tricks behind using Japanese mokume gane, differential heat treating, power hammers, and other techniques to make kukris, wavy blades, spears and swords that bear the master's mark.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781581605433
  • ISBN-10: 1581605439
  • Publisher: Paladin Press
  • Publish Date: March 1991
  • Page Count: 286
  • Dimensions: 10.9 x 8.4 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.7 pounds


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