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Making Hidden Tang Knives

Heinrich Schmidbauer & Hans Joachim Wieland

This beginner-level guide explains, step-by-step, how to make a fixed-blade hidden tang knife and matching leather scabbard. Knifemakers will find the 200+ photos and digrams, the tools and materials list, and the detailed instructions perfectly suited to creating this knife.


The guide requires minimal use of power toolsand equipment and also provides knifemakers with an understanding of various types of steels and handle materials for subsiquent knife projects. This guide includes a section on the tools and steps neccessary for making a sheath.

108 pages, Spiral-bound paperback, Full Color, 6"x9" 2012
Order Number: SJ363..........$24.99

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