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By Steven Roman

A Primer on Folding Knives is designed for either new and skilled knife clients who are looking to extend their wisdom of folding knives. The publication features a exact dialogue of knife terminology and anatomy, knife operation and knife fabrics. there's a accomplished yet now not overly technical bankruptcy at the homes of metal and the problems all in favour of making a fine quality knife blade. additionally, the publication has a truly special dialogue of knife polishing, together with sprucing fabrics, polishing structures and sprucing suggestions. for additional information and video clips, please stopover at the knifeprofessor internet site.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
    • What Are You Going To Do With It?
  • Knife Anatomy and Operation
    • Knife Manufacturers
    • Knife Anatomy
    • Blade Grinds
    • Blade Shapes
    • Bevel Angle
    • Carry Positions
    • Opening Mechanisms
    • Locking Mechanisms
    • Blade Lock Issues
    • Handle Materials
    • Blade Construction
    • Blade Coatings
    • Blade Finishes
    • Knife Care
    • Exotic Knifes
  • Steel Metallurgy in Brief
    • The houses of Steel
    • The Composition of Steel
    • The constitution of Steel
    • Heat therapy of Steel
    • Alloy Steel
    • Powder Metallurgy
    • Steel Brands
  • Knife Sharpening
    • So you are pleased with The manufacturing unit Edge?
    • Types of sprucing Methods
    • Sharpening is particularly Personal
    • Sharpening Frustration
    • Practical as opposed to Theoretical Sharpening
    • What is Sharpness?
    • When Is It Sharp?
    • Reasons For Sharpening
    • Grits and Microns
    • The polishing Process
    • Sharpening Stones
    • Sharpening Systems
    • Stropping
    • My Recommendations
    • Edge Maintenance

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