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, A4 coffee table size, 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.
After the cost of printing a percentage will go to support the next season of work at the forge, ships directly from the printer.
“It arrived today—absolutely gorgeous book filled with beautiful photos and very inspiring work!”Netherlands
“Thank you for the beautiful book! I love your work, and this book gives me a little peek behind the scenes and a lot of inspiration. Glad to have this one on my bookshelf.”Canada
“Thank you for your beautiful works. I’ve just ordered the book. I’m really looking forward to seeing it.”Japan
“Just got my copy. Absolutely stunning book. Now all I need is to accompany it with one of your blades!”USA