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Knife: The Culture, Craft and Cult of the…
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Knife: The Culture, Craft and Cult of the Cook's Knife

by Tim Hayward

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Gorgeous book- fully in color, this functions as a field guide to knife types (with specific examples used for photographs, lovingly detailed with length, materials its made of, manufacturer, uses, etc.) There are relevant asides about knife culture in Western civilization, China, and Japan, as well as what goes into knife manufacturing and useful skills like how to sharpen and ways to store knives.

On a mostly unrelated note, I was amused from a design standpoint to see nearly parallel structure between Knife and [b:The Book: A Cover-to-Cover Exploration of the Most Powerful Object of Our Time|26530319|The Book A Cover-to-Cover Exploration of the Most Powerful Object of Our Time|Keith Houston|https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1444265596s/26530319.jpg|46521428].


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