December 9, 2011
Bump hammers out a glowing piece of steel fresh from the forge in his shop. Through refinement, the rough metal will eventually become a fine, working Bowie knife.
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Building a knife can be as simple as cutting a knife shape out of a piece of metal, grinding it, and putting a handle on it. This method is generally called stock removal, and is a fast, efficient way to make knives.Forging is a more involved process in w