An outstanding publication for beginning and advanced knifemakers and collectors! A definite must for your library. This step-by-step knifemaking workbook was written by Americass best knifemakers. For the beginner, the three major techniques of knifemaking are explained and illustrated in detail. This publication is extremely valuable for the advanced knifemaker, with tips on the crafting of fine knives, production shortcuts and other techniques garnered by master craftsmen through years of professional experience For the knife collector, the book offers information that is needed to judge the quality of knives and evaluate your own collection.