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Basic & Advanced Hunters plus Tips and Tricks with J. Neilson (3 Knifemaking DVDs)

3 DVD Set, Approx 6 hours of instruction
Basic & Advanced Hunters plus Tips and Tricks with J. Neilson (3 Knifemaking DVDs)
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In this 3 DVD Set, ABS Mastersmith J. Neilson demonstrates how to build basic and advanced tang hunting knives and shows some of the tips and tricks that he uses in his shop.

This three DVD set inclues:

Basic Hunters with J. NeilsonIn this video, J. demonstrates how to build a basic full tang hunting knife. Watch him as he shows everything from the lighting of the forge to applying the knife’s final finish.

Some of the topics covered are:

  • Blade Forging
  • Blade Grinding
  • Heat Treating
  • Adding Handles
  • Plus many knife making tips and suggestions

(Running Time: 1 Hour 41 Minutes)

Advanced Hunters with J. NeilsonIn this video, J. demonstrates how to build a hidden tang hunting knife with a guard. Expanding on the principles taught in the DVD Basic Hunters, J. spends less time talking about forging and grinding and more time showing how to achieve an excellent fit between your hidden tang, guard, and handle.

Some of the topics covered are:

  • Blade Forging, Grinding, and Heat Treating
  • Preparing the Shoulders for the Guard
  • Making, Fitting, and Setting the Guard
  • Drilling, Fitting, and Sitting the Handle
  • Shaping the Guard and Handle
  • Plus many knife making tips and suggestions

Please note: Knife etching is not covered in this DVD.

(Running Time: 2 Hours 1 Minute)

Tips and Tricks with J. Neilson: Watch J. as he shows some of the tips and tricks that he uses in his shop. This video contains thirteen mini demonstrations covering a wide range of topics.

Some of the topics covered are:

  • Hand Rubbed Finishes
  • Etching Logos, Blades, and Full Knives
  • Anvils, Hammers, and Tongs
  • Antiqued Finishes
  • Lanyard Holes
  • Mechanical Joints
  • Sharpening
  • Cutting Tests

 (Running Time: 2 Hours 6 Minutes)

Publisher:
Chris Crawford
Year Published:
2016
Format:
3 DVD Set, Approx 6 hours of instruction