Don't spend big bucks on your knife shop! If you've ever dreamed of making knives, Wayne Goddard will show you how to get started without investing a fortune in fancy gear. You'll learn all about selecting steel, forging, grinding, heat treating and finishing knives without the huge and expensive tools found in some shops. Goddard even teaches you to make wire Damascus blades with the simplest of tools. This book is a great companion to Godard's book, The Wonder of Knifemaking, and provides all the details needed to set up a backyard knife shop and start turning out great blades.