Materials A discussion of the steels used for knife making
Examples of Pattern Welded (Damascus) Steels
Woods A good image of a some woods used in knife making
Examples of Ironwood grades
Mike Alexander's Grinder Plans
Salt Pot plans
Mike Alexander's Scribe Plans
Mike Starling's Knife Vise Plans
Modifications to the Batson Hydraulic Press design to allow using both the length and width of the dies.
Tuning a Powerhammer for Controllability
Machinist Data: Charts containing handy data for machining operations
Links To Some of the Nicer Sites in Knifemaking!
The On-Line Knive Show
Engnath Memorial Site
Scott Slobodian Swords
Silver Smithing (restoration and conservation products)