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Knife making

The Knife Making page offers a comprehensive look into the art of crafting knives. It includes detailed guides on material selection, blade shaping, sharpening, forging, grinding, and heat treating. This section highlights the importance of ergonomics and aesthetics in handle design. It features a variety of knife making kits and supplies, catering to both beginners and experienced craftsmen. These kits provide essential tools and materials, simplifying the knife-making process for novices. The "Knife Making" guide also delves into finishing techniques, such as custom engraving and decoration methods. It serves as a valuable resource for anyone interested in developing their knife-making skills, understanding industry standards, and appreciating the fine craftsmanship in knife creation.
23.02.2024
In the production of a custom knife, great attention must be given to the selection of steel used for the blade. Blade steel, along with edge geometry and design, is a critical factor that determines the performance of the knife.
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17.02.2024
When you devote yourself to the ancient and noble art of sword-making, you are partaking in the history of the art at its latest evolution. With all the cutting-edge fanciful techniques we have today, the process of crafting a sword still bears a striking resemblance to what medieval bladesmiths did. So, what are the crucial phases of making a traditional sword? Dive into our step-by-step guide to learn the knightly art. 
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17.02.2024
Canister Damascus or canned Damascus is a composite steel made by placing solid and powdered steels in an airtight environment inside a metal canister, and forge welding them together at high temperature and pressure.
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16.02.2024
A custom knife is a type of knife that is handcrafted by skilled craftsmen. They are made from high quality materials and are designed to be unique and personalized to the owner’s preferences.
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13.02.2024
Scrimshaw is a traditional folk art form in which fanciful designs are carved into bone or faux ivory, then colored with ink. The maritime art form originated around late 17th century from commercial whaling and reached its peak by the mid-19th century. Whale’s teeth, walrus tusks or elephant ivory were used as scrimshaw material.
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03.02.2024
Hand engravers work on a variety of materials, including wood, metals, glass, stone, gems, leather and print materials. For engraving on metal, a variety of steels and alloys are suitable (however, you need to consider the level of metal’s hardness), as well as aluminum, titanium, gold and other non-ferrous or precious metals.
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07.01.2024
Heat treating is an indispensable process that transforms a blade from a soft piece of metal to a hardened steel possessing proper strength and flexibility. Proper heat treating imparts the required performance attributes of the finished product.
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03.01.2024
Bertie Rietveld stands out for his innovative and exquisite Dragon Skin Damascus steel. Rietveld, a South African blacksmith with a global reputation, has redefined the aesthetic and functional standards of Damascus steel through his unique pattern.
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05.01.2023
Mosaic Damascus Steel is a type of pattern-welded steel renowned for its intricate designs and exceptional durability. This results in each Mosaic Damascus piece being a unique blend of art and functionality.
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