For collectors or enthusiasts of handmade knives, this is the illustrated book to buy . The world's best knife writers pen a dozen articles, chosen and compiled by Joe Kertzman, Managing Editor, BLADE Magazine.
- Includes more than 650 color photos of new, custom, handmade, artistic knives, and a complete custom knifemaker directory, with contact information and technical information
- The Knives book is the one and only annual title covering handmade knives fashioned by as many and varied custom knifemakers, worldwide, as can possibly be squeezed into 312 pages, and providing complete contact information—websites, emails, physical addresses, phone numbers, the types of knives they make, technical information, etc.—for these art pieces and utilitarian wonders, including embellishments like engraving, scrimshaw, jewel inlay, wire inlay, carving, sculpting and etching.
About the Author:
Joe Kertzman has authored 12 editions of the Knives annual book, as well as Art of the Knife, Blade's Guide to Making Knives, and four editions of Sporting Knives. Joe is Managing Editor of BLADE Magazine.