Crossed Heart Forge 2011-2020 Portfolio: A Decade in Review

92 pages with over 200 photos featuring workspaces, process overview, and finished works from 2011-2020.

Description

This documentary book project has over 200 photos and highlights more than 30 knives spanning the past decade of work at Crossed Heart Forge, since relocating from Japan in 2011. Hardcover, 10″ x 8″, full colour, 92 pages.

Includes photos of forges and workspaces since moving from Japan in 2011, a tanto section with full spreads and specifications for 10 featured works along with photos of several others, a section on outdoor knives and the Tools for Satoyama project, an almost 60-photo visual process overview, a selection of forging photos taken by photographer Jordan Wende, overview articles on charcoal making and yaki-ire, and a basic tanto glossary and list of sword parts.

Most of the cost goes to printing but a percentage will go to support continuing work at the forge. Preview the book here, order directly shipped from the printer.

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Island Blacksmith: Hand forged knives made on Vancouver Island from reclaimed materials
the Museum Forge, from the workspaces section
Island Blacksmith: Hand forged knives made on Vancouver Island from reclaimed materials
Furusato Tanto, from the featured work section
Island Blacksmith: Hand forged knives made on Vancouver Island from reclaimed materials
Inome Tanto, from the featured work section
Island Blacksmith: Hand forged knives made on Vancouver Island from reclaimed materials
The Bone Dagger, from the featured work section
Island Blacksmith: Hand forged knives made on Vancouver Island from reclaimed materials
more selected works
Island Blacksmith: Hand forged knives made on Vancouver Island from reclaimed materials
Tools for Satoyama Project
Island Blacksmith: Hand forged knives made on Vancouver Island from reclaimed materials
Mountain Kotanto, from the outdoor knives section
Island Blacksmith: Hand forged knives made on Vancouver Island from reclaimed materials
Forest Kotanto, from the outdoor knives section
Island Blacksmith: Hand forged knives made on Vancouver Island from reclaimed materials
koshirae mounting, from the process section
Island Blacksmith: Hand forged knives made on Vancouver Island from reclaimed materials
forging photos, taken by photographer Jordan Wende

Preview the book here, order directly shipped from the printer.