The Pattern-Welded Blade: Artistry in Iron
by Jim Hrisoulas

Pattern-welded blades are among the most beautiful and durable creations ever to emerge from the bladesmith's forge, and in this book Jim Hrisoulas reveals the secrets of this ancient craft. From the welding of the starting billet to the final assembly of the completed blade, Hrisoulas provides in-depth instruction in forging basic, precise patterns as well as the more stunning complex designs.

Chapter 1: The Workshop
Chapter 2: Materials
Chapter 3: Forge Welding
Chapter 4: Basic Patterns for Pattern-Welded Steel
Chapter 5: The Composite Patterns
Chapter 6: Welded Cable
Chapter 7: Grinding the Blade
Chapter 8: Heat Treating and Tempering
Chapter 9: Finishing the Blade
Appendix: Weights, Measures and Compounds

The Pattern-Welded Blade: Artistry in Iron
by Jim Hrisoulas
Softcover, 114 pp.

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