The World s Greatest Knife Book

Author: Joe Kertzman
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781440248191
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Treasured by knife collectors, enthusiasts, knifemakers and dealers worldwide, the Knives book is presented in a proven formula of sections: bank of enthralling feature articles about the latest developments, history and transformation of knives, swords and edges of all types; trends photo/caption section showcasing the latest in blades, steels, styles and materials; state of the art photo/caption section parading scrimshawed, engraved, jewel-inlaid, etched, carved, sculpted and forge-welded, damascus and mosaic-damascus knives; factory trends section updating readers on the newest in factory or production knives; and a completely updated directory of custom knifemakers, their contact information, including websites and email addresses, technical information, specialties, materials, price ranges, tools, tang stamps and comments.

Knives 2019

Author: Joe Kertzman
Publisher: Gun Digest
ISBN: 9781946267559
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Discover stunning custom knives! Throughout history, knives of untold numbers of styles, materials and designs have been carried as tools, weapons and adornments--and each knife has a distinct attraction all its own. That allure has helped custom knifemaking evolve, and continue to grow and thrive today. The pages of Knives 2019, 39th Edition give you the most elite crop of knives and makers that the world of blades has to offer. Knives 2019 showcases blades of every class and style with more than 800 spectacular full-color images, along with descriptions of the makers who created them. Inside this 39th edition of Knives you will find captivating feature articles on a wide variety of knife styles and designs, the latest trends and state of the art in materials, patterns and fabrication that will not disappoint any knife enthusiast--whether you're a newcomer or a seasoned edge aficionado. In addition, you can utilize the completely updated Custom Knifemaker Directory to find the creator of your next favorite blade. Enthralling articles about the legendary Bowie knife, Wharncliffe edges, tomahawk evolution, dive knives, traveling with blades, tactical folders and more. Trends chapter with the hottest designs for flippers, daggers, sushi knives, fighters, straight razors, tantos, folding saws, ultra-thin setups and pocketknives. State of the Art chapter parades carved, sculpted, damascus, engraved, san mai steel and artisan knives from some of the world's most skilled craftsmaen. The comprehensive Custom Knifemaker Directory includes contact information, websites, specialties, materials, price ranges, tools, tang stamps and comments. Knives 2019 is your go-to resource for all things knives, blades and edges. Dive into the world's greatest knife book and discover the wonderful universe of custom blades.

500 Knives

Author: Marthe Le Van
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781579908737
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Showcases contemporary knife designs in such diverse styles as daggers, hunting knives, kitchen knives, switchblades, swords, axes, and tomahawks, by artists including Frankie Flood, Tim Hancock, Rebecca Sheer, and Vince Evans.

Official Price Guide to Collector Knives

Author: C. Houston Price
Publisher: House of Collectibles
ISBN: 0375722807
Format: PDF, ePub
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Provides descriptions and prices for collectible knives, along with information about collecting the item, different types and brands, main components, and factors that can affect its value.

Blade s Guide to Knives Their Values

Author: Steve Shackleford
Publisher: Krause Publications
ISBN: 9781440203879
Format: PDF, Docs
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The world's most comprehensive roadmap to cutlery, Blade's Guide to Knives & Their Values contains expert analysis, appraisals and lifetimes of research from the foremost authorities on antique, custom/handmade, factory, international, club, commemorative, period, and frontier knives, and all mainstream cutlery genres. Expanded with new collector information, how-to stories, photographs and other images, historical background, vintage and contemporary maker listings and more, Blade's Guide to Knives & Their Values provides you with inside details, values and other tantalizing tidbits to maximize enjoyment of your knife hobby. Identify, date and appraise virtually any knife with updated value guides and thousands of illustrations and descriptions. Decipher the values of knives from many of the world?s greatest custom makers—living and dead—via the totally overhauled and expanded custom/handmade section. Learn all about collecting knives: how to grade, buy and sell, and care for knives; how to recognize fakes; explore the latest blade steels and handle materials; build and maintain a collection; and a whole lot more!

Knives 2015

Author: Joe Kertzman
Publisher: Krause Publications Incorporated
ISBN: 9781440240737
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Stunning handmade knives in full-on color! Showcasing fine artistry isn't a difficult job. Unlike museum curators, the knife book editors, designers and publishers don't even need to display the items in a well-lit room. The pages of Knives 2015 come alive with the most utilitarian, artistic, unique and exquisite blades from around the world. The world's finest edges--whether everyday carry pieces, hunters, bowies, belt and boot knives, camp knives, flipper folders or highly embellished works of art--find a home in the 35th edition of the Knives annual book. And each is accompanied by complete specifications, descriptions and editorial comments. Add in a comprehensive Custom Knifemaker Directory, including email addresses, websites, phone numbers, specialties and technical information, and you can see why collectors and enthusiasts own every volume of this coveted book. Engrossing feature articles delve into frame-lock folders, blunt tips on tall ships, knives disguised as other items, survival knives, "A Sword for a Warrior King" and plenty more World's most complete Custom Knifemaker Directory The latest trends in handmade knives State-of-the-art engraving, scrimshaw, jewel inlay, sculpting and carving More knives, articles, information, trend-setting innovations and state-of-the-art embellishments than any other book on the market!

Shooter s Bible Guide to Knives

Author: Roger Eckstine
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1510711295
Format: PDF
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Everything you need to know about buying, owning, and maintaining all kinds of knives. The Shooter’s Bible Guide to Knives sets the standard for comprehensive publications by carrying on the Shooter’s Bible tradition of bringing together more products and information than any other source. With photographs and descriptions of more than four hundred knives, readers are treated to product highlights from major manufacturers and custom knife makers. This book brings you from the blacksmith shop to high-tech influential designers with insights into blade steel, locking mechanisms, and handle materials. Information inside includes: Detailed specifications and prices Tips for buyers and collectors Knife anatomy Knives for self defense Legal knowledge for every knife owner Accessories and sharpeners And much more! In this second edition, author Roger Eckstine updates all the listings and discusses current trends in the knife market, including new metals and manufacturers. When it comes to knives, this book is the source for the products and the passion. Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for hunters and firearms enthusiasts. We publish books about shotguns, rifles, handguns, target shooting, gun collecting, self-defense, archery, ammunition, knives, gunsmithing, gun repair, and wilderness survival. We publish books on deer hunting, big game hunting, small game hunting, wing shooting, turkey hunting, deer stands, duck blinds, bowhunting, wing shooting, hunting dogs, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Gun Trader s Guide to Collectible Knives

Author: Mike Robuck
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1629143200
Format: PDF
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The Gun Trader’s Guide is the standard reference for collectors, curators, dealers, shooters, and gun enthusiasts, and now is extending their influence to collectible knives. Focusing mainly on old and out of production knives, the Gun Trader’s Guide to Collectible Knives is the ideal gift for any knife enthusiast looking to start a collecting of their own. Parts of the guide will focus on the following: • How and where to start your collection • The value of knives and how to determine their value • How to work knife shows • How to care for older knives Each knife featured will have its own short description and will be divided by grade (very good, good, fine, etc.). Fitting in with the Gun Trader’s Guide series, this guide will be updated every few years to accommodate the changing market. Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for hunters and firearms enthusiasts. We publish books about shotguns, rifles, handguns, target shooting, gun collecting, self-defense, archery, ammunition, knives, gunsmithing, gun repair, and wilderness survival. We publish books on deer hunting, big game hunting, small game hunting, wing shooting, turkey hunting, deer stands, duck blinds, bowhunting, wing shooting, hunting dogs, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

W R Case Sons Cutlery Company

Author: Shirley Boser
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 9780738539379
Format: PDF, Docs
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In 1905, John Russell "Russ" Case brought the fledgling W. R. Case & Sons Company to Bradford, and it dominated the knife industry for the next century. From kitchen, hunting, and pocket knives to the V-42 Stiletto carried by U.S. Army soldiers in World War II, Case knives have been not only a tool but also a trusted companion for generations. Still handcrafted in Bradford, Case knives are the most collected knives in the world. W. R. Case & Sons Cutlery Company contains photographs of Russ Case and his family, the factory, special knives, Case collector events, and even the Case car. Rare finds from the Case archives, employees, and family members help chronicle the company's incredible history.

Knife

Author: Tim Hayward
Publisher: Hardie Grant Publishing
ISBN: 1849499365
Format: PDF, ePub
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Knife is a love-letter to this essential culinary tool - its form, history and creation. The knife can be the most functional utensil or the most exquisite piece of design - avid collectors pay jaw-dropping sums for a piece of Japanese hand-crafted steel, made according to traditions that date back thousands of years. Through interviews with knife-makers, chefs and collectors, acclaimed food writer Tim Hayward explores how the relationship between cook and blade has shaped the both the knife itself, and the ways we prepare and eat food all over the world. From Damascus blades to Chinese cleavers and sushi knives, at the heart of Knife is a fascinating guide to 40 different types of knife, each with its own unique story, detailed description and stunning photographs. Lavishly illustrated and designed, and as cool, personal and desirable as the most intricately crafted deba, Knife opens up the world of this most covetable of culinary implements.