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Title:
Knives 2001
Author:
Kertzman, Joe.
Edition:
Twenty-first annual edition.
Publication Information:
Iola, WI : Krause Publications, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
318 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780873419413
Format :
Book

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Summary

"Cutting edge" takes on new meaning when paging through this comprehensive volume of factory and custom knives. Sportsmen, collectors and admirers of this practical art form will appreciate viewing everything from basic blades for camp and trail use to ornate, highly decorated designs by the nation's keenest custom knifemakers. The knife industry's most comprehensive directory makes it easy to contact companies, custom crafters and knifemaking supply firms.
-- Custom knifemakers display their dazzling wares featuring scrimshaw, etched and engraved metals, rare woods and inlays, all of which combine to create striking, even erotic, works of art
-- A profusely illustrated trends section includes futuristic blades, reproductions of historic, edged weaponry and a multitude of swiftly opening folders, including the hot-selling semi-automatics