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Bladesmithing: Beginner + Intermediate Guide to Bladesmithing: Bladesmithing Compendium for Beginners and Intermediate Level Knife Makers

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Bladesmithing: Beginner + Intermediate Guide to Bladesmithing: Bladesmithing Compendium for Beginners and Intermediate Level Knife Makers

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Powerful bladesmithing techniques for beginner and intermediate knife makers


Have you ever felt like making a knife, and realized that reliable sources of information on bladesmithing were scarce and expensive?


Have you joined all bladesmithing forums and scoured the internet for material, but still find yourself a little bit short on information?


Do you want to take your bladesmithing skills to the next level? 


I, Wes Sander will share the secrets of creating knives and swords that are easy to make yet strong and sharp.


Note: This is book has 2 manuscripts in 1 book


Book 1: Bladesmithing: A Definitive Guide Towards Bladesmithing Mastery (Beginner's Guide)


Book 2: Intermediate Guide to Bladesmithing: Make Knives, Swords and Forge Damascus (Intermediate Guide)


This book is designed to guide you from making your first knife, all the way to creating more advanced Damascus knives and swords.


In this book you will learn about:


• The most cost-effective method to make your first knife


• The secrets of making a Damascus knife in just 9 steps


• How you can make your first sword, in just 17 steps, start to finish


• The secrets of Japanese blade making


• The #1 high-performance steel that you should use to make knives


• A simple technique, used by master bladesmiths, that will prevent your blade from shattering, even if it's your first time making a knife


• How to set up a good working shop, without breaking the bank with expensive machinery


• 10 essential tools that you need to have when bladesmithing


• 1 blade sharpening tip, to help you create the perfect edge


• How to build a simple but effective forge


Are you frustrated with the archaic and cryptic language of higher level bladesmithing authors?


This book has been made to avoid as much of the complicated jargon related to bladesmithing as possible, and the whole idea is to keep the book simple.


Here are the answers to some questions you might have about this book:


Q: What is this book about?


A: This book is a 2 in 1 guide on how to start bladesmithing with the barest of tools, and then taking your skills to the next level with the intermediate guide.


Q: Who should read this book?


A: If you are interested in making knives and swords of any kind, you would want to read this book. Anyone looking to learn unique bladesmithing techniques should also read this book.


Q: Do I need to have tools before I read this book?


A: Only the bare minimum are required. The rest you can make or acquire along your journey. The book even has a step-by-step guide to making your own forge, so you don't need to start out with one.


Q: What am I going to learn in this book?


A: In Book 1, I teach how to start bladesmithing from scratch and how to make knives in just 10 steps. In Book 2, you are taught more advanced topics like how to make a sword, how to forge Damascus knives, Japanese bladesmithing and lost wax casting.


You can learn and improve as a bladesmith by expanding your smithing knowledge and skills. This guide will help you do it.


I want you to get through this book quickly and start making knives.


Every day that you delay, is another day that you deny your own desire for making knives.


Take action and buy this book now!

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Bladesmithing - Wes Sander

Bladesmithing: Beginner + Intermediate Guide to Bladesmithing: Bladesmithing Compendium for Beginners and Intermediate Level Knife Makers

Bladesmithing: A Definitive Guide Towards Bladesmithing Mastery and Intermediate Guide to Bladesmithing: Make Knives, Swords and Forge Damascus

Wes Sander

CONTENTS

Book 1: Bladesmithing: A Definitive Guide Towards Bladesmithing Mastery

Introduction

Getting started as a bladesmith

Making your first knife through stock removal

Making a knife through smithing

Adding a handle, strength and flair to your knives

[Bonus 1/3] making your own tools

[Bonus 2/3] a discussion about damascus

[Bonus 3/3] a peek into swordsmithing

Conclusion

Book 2: Intermediate Guide to Bladesmithing: Make Knives, Swords and Forge Damascus

Introduction

Chapter 1: Comprehensive Guide to Knife Making

What can we call a Good Knife?

Design

Knife-Making Steel

Top Tools for in Making Knives

Step-by-Step Guide

Chapter 2: Comprehensive Guide to Sword-Making

Chapter 3: Blade-Making Steel

Best Steel for Knives

Tool Steel

Carbon Steel

Stainless Steel

Steel Properties

Nomenclature of the Steel

Additions for Alloy

1095 Knife Steel

1095 Steel Usage

Characteristics

Chapter 4: Comprehensive Guide to Forging Damascus

Steel Composition

Heating and Finishing

Making of the Damascus Blade

Damascus Knives

Chapter 5: Lost Wax Casting

Lost Wax Casting Process

Applications of Lost Wax Casting

Merits of Lost Wax Casting

Chapter 6: Japanese Blade

Kitae: Forging the Blade

Yaki-Ire: Hardening the Edge

Chapter 7: Guide to Building a Simple Forge

Chapter 8: Arranging the Shop

Lighting

Conclusion: Self-Education

BLADESMITHING

A DEFINITIVE GUIDE TOWARDS BLADESMITHING MASTERY

Copyright © 2018 by Wes Sander

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DISCLAIMER

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INTRODUCTION

The art of bladesmithing has a legacy which outlasts any civilization, with its roots in the Stone Age, where blades were made out of stone and flint, by banging them against each other. This tool was pivotal in the success of humans against other species during the Stone Age. With the advent of the Iron Age came the first metal knives and swords. Bladesmithing took off and the armies with the sharpest swords ruled the lands. Around the time of the invasion of Syria, Damascus was found, sharp and hard to such a degree that it cut through the Spanish invaders’ swords! Thus throughout history there have existed blades and bladesmiths, and you are about to be a part of that legacy.

If you are reading this then you are probably interested in making knives, and you are ready to invest time and money into it. ‘Bladesmithing: A Definitive Guide Towards Bladesmithing Mastery’ has been designed to fulfill your desire to learn bladesmithing.

This book has been made to avoid as much of the complicated jargon related to bladesmithing as possible, and the whole idea is to keep the book simple.

Something that I recommend is to make products that you can actually sell. So you can actually MAKE MONEY while following this book!

Here are the answers to some questions you might have about this book:

What is this book about?: This book is a guide on how to start bladesmithing with the barest of tools.

Who should read this book?: If you are interested in making knives and swords of any kind, you would want to read this book. Anyone looking for a hobby should also buy this book!

Do I need to have tools before I read this book?: Only the barest minimum are required. The rest you can make or acquire along your journey.

What am I going to learn in this book?: I teach how to start bladesmithing from scratch and how to make knives and even add detail to them.

The first chapter deals with the basic progression into forging your first knife. The second and third chapters discuss actually making the knife, while the fourth

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