Wayne Goddard's $50 Knife Shop, Revised
DescriptionThe Classic Guide for New Knifemakers!
The most important ingredient for success with simple methods is to have a sincere desire to do. Wayne Goddard
There's nothing better than spending time in the presence of an experienced knifemaker, except maybe, learning a few tricks of the trade. In this revised edition of Wayne Goddard's $50 Knife Shop, Wayne walks you through creating a cost-effective shop of your own, and enhancing your knifemaking skills by getting back to the basics.
The very book that changed the face of bladesmithing is revamped, with full color photo instructions and the tried-and-true format you will refer to for years to come. If you want to make knives like on Forged in Fire, this is the place to start.
This go-to guide covers:
* Tools needed to make knives, and outfit a personal workshop without breaking the bank
* Forging and heat-treating techniques, to help improve existing bladesmithing skills
* 250 color photos demonstrate basic knife making techniques
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About the Author
The late Wayne Goddard was widely respected and loved throughout the knife industry for his undying mentorship to bladesmiths and knifemakers everywhere. He was a prolific writer, and his "Question & Answer" column in BLADE Magazine was regularly one of the magazine's most popular features in reader surveys, with Wayne also being picked as the most popular BLADE writer. On at least one occasion he was referred to as "The BLADE Answer Man." He also wrote a column on knife steels for BLADE.
A long-time member of the Knifemakers' Guild, he designed knives for Spyderco and taught bladesmithing at locations throughout the USA. His sharpening seminars at both the BLADE Show and BLADE Show West were among the best attended of each show's seminars for many years.