The Big Book Of Knives Everything About Mankind's Most Important Tool

Author: Oliver LangGeffroy
Homepage 9780764357398

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  • : $110.00(AUD)
  • : 9780764357398
  • : Schiffer Publishing, Limited
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  • : May 2019
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  • : Oliver LangGeffroy
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  • : English
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Barcode 9780764357398
9780764357398

Description

The knife - a staple in every household and long considered one of mankind's most important tools. Despite our long history, in today's fast-paced world many no longer know how to recognise a good knife or the characteristics which define one. This book details the differences between types of knives, the characteristics a capable knife must have, the different locking systems for folding knives, and more! A must-have reference for anyone who uses their knife on a daily basis. SELLING POINTS: * Discover the exciting world of mankind's most important tool, the knife * Learn what makes a good knife, how to handle it, and how to care for and sharpen it * Includes how different locking systems for folding knives work and how to properly sharpen a knife 210 colour and 31 b/w images