In this video knifemaker Walter Sorrells covers basic concerns that beginning knifemakers should focus on when starting out. This is a companion to another video of more general tips for how to get started in knifemaking:

A useful source of information about metallurgy can be found here:

Metallurgy of Steel for Bladesmiths & Others who Heat Treat and Forge Steel by John D. Verhoeven —

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