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The Wonder of Knifemaking

Wayne Goddard


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As a columnist for BLADE Magazine, Wayne Goddard has been answering real questions from real knifemakers for more than twenty years. Now, find all the details in one place in this handy reference for every knifemaker, amateur or professional.

  • Clear and precise answers on every aspect of knifemaking, from selecting steel to heat treating and finishing the blade.
  • Tips and tricks for knifemakers of all skill levels.
  • Completely revised and updated with more than 11 years of new answers.

Krause Publications, 9781440216848, 158pp.

Publication Date: October 7, 2011

About the Author

The late Wayne Goddard was widely respected and loved throughout the knife industry for his undying mentorship to bladesmiths and knifemakers everywhere. He was a prolific writer, and his "Question & Answer" column in BLADE Magazine was regularly one of the magazine's most popular features in reader surveys, with Wayne also being picked as the most popular BLADE writer. On at least one occasion he was referred to as "The BLADE Answer Man." He also wrote a column on knife steels for BLADE. A long-time member of the Knifemakers' Guild, he designed knives for Spyderco and taught bladesmithing at locations throughout the USA. His sharpening seminars at both the BLADE Show and BLADE Show West were among the best attended of each show's seminars for many years.