A smith who specialised in every kind of blade.

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  • Bladesmith — Blade smith , n. A sword cutler. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bladesmith — Bladesmithing is the art of blacksmithing that relates specifically to creating knives, swords, daggers and other blades using a forge, hammer, anvil, and other smithing tools. Bladesmiths employ a variety of metalworking techniques used by… …   Wikipedia

  • Bladesmith — This interesting surname of English origin is a metonymic occupational name for a cutler, deriving from the middle English blade , old English pre 7th Century bloed meaning cutting edge . It may also be a locational name from a place called… …   Surnames reference

  • bladesmith — noun A maker of knives and swords …   Wiktionary

  • bladesmith — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a cutler who makes blades …   Useful english dictionary

  • American Bladesmith Society — The American Bladesmith Society is dedicated to preserving the ancient art and history of crafting hand forged knives.Established in 1976 with four members, its ranks have grown to approximately 1400 members, worldwide, as of the end of 2006. Now …   Wikipedia

  • Kris — For other uses of the word kris , see Kris (disambiguation). For other uses of the word KERIS , see KERIS (disambiguation). Kris from Yogyakarta Dapur Carubuk The kris or keris is an asymmetrical dagger or sword nowadays most strongly associated… …   Wikipedia

  • Damascus steel — For Damascus Twist barrels, see Skelp. For the album of the same name, see Damascus Steel (album). Close up of a 16th century Iranian crucible forged Damascus steel sword Damascus steel was a term used by several Western cultures from the… …   Wikipedia

  • Pattern welding — is the practice in sword and knife making of forming a blade of several metal pieces of differing composition that are forge welded together and twisted and manipulated to form a pattern. Often incorrectly called Damascus steel (which is produced …   Wikipedia

  • Metalsmith — A metalsmith, often shortened to smith, is a person involved in making metal objects. In contemporary use a metalsmith is a person who uses metal as a material, uses traditional metalsmithing techniques (though not necessarily the material),… …   Wikipedia

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