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Knifemaking With Bob Loveless: Build Knives With a Living Legend D Hollis

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Back in print!

Hardcover  192 pages 10.9" x 8.2"

A Hardcover Book with Full-Color Photos!

Blade aficionados will revel in color photos from inside the late Bob Loveless’ knife shop, and of his knives, as author Durwood Hollis details Loveless’ stock-removal method of knife making, tools of the trade, designs, heat treating and tempering of blade steel, handles, sheaths, knife care and maintenance, and tips for the field.

For this project, Bob generously allowed Mr. Hollis unprecedented access to his workshop and his life, revealing his methods for creating a knife, including tempering and design, the materials and tools he used, and his recommendations for the care of your knife.



Inside This Book

* Exclusive access and interviews, color photos and insight into the world’s most famous knifemaker and his private knifemaking shop
* Spectacular photo gallery of famous Loveless knives and patterns, including never-before published images of custom Loveless knives
* Insider information on how Bob Loveless grinds, heat-treats and tempers his blades
* Step-by-step knifemaking techniques by Bob Loveless as told to author Durwood Hollis
* Tips from Bob Loveless on field use, handling and care of his or any knives
* Foreword by the late A.G. Russell

Bob Loveless, a member of the BLADE Magazine Cutlery Hall Of Fame, passed away on Sept. 2, 2010, at the age of 81. He was known as the father of the modern custom knife movement, the man who popularized the dropped hunter, Big Bear sub-hilt fighter and other knives.