The Complete Knife Throwing Guide has 4 ratings and 0 reviews. 64 pages of full color detailed instructions to master the art of knife throwing. The Complete Knife Throwing Guide by Gil Hibben is your place to turn for expert advice and tips. This guide has 62 pages covering a wide range of topics. The Complete Knife Throwing Guide is the holy grail of knife throwing books. Penned by Gil Hibben, the legendary knifemaker and president of the Knifemakers’.
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Now, since knives is an old hobby of mine I read this book a couple of weeks ago.
Introduction Author gives some personal experiences starting from his first contact with knife throwing and how it evolved over time. This means from back to up buide recently.
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Finally, it ends up with some safety information that most people are already aware of. Selecting Your Throwing Knife If you have ever played with knife throwing this is a question throwiny quickly comes to mind.
Here, the author attempts to identify your needs and help you select the right knife for the task you want to perform.
Next, he touches another crucial step for selecting the ideal throwing knife which is the shape and design and other properties such as durability, handle throwinng, hardening process etc.
At last, after presenting the properties of a throwing knife he provides information about the various choices that we have including military, hunting, etc. The last paragraph is dedicated to knife maintenance.
Choosing Your Target This is a guide that will help you choose the best suited target depending on your needs. First of all, G. Hibben discusses the dangers of this sport and how it should be performed to avoid accidents.
Then, he starts a tutorial-like section knite constructing your own Hibben style knife throwing target. After finishing this, there is a paragraph for some of the countless alternative target options.
One very important subject is next one and that is the materials that should be used when constructing a target. The final issues touched in this chapter are target support constructions and some information regarding indoor knife throwing. Pretty nice chapter discussing the basics of knife throwing in a very good manner.
Developing Your Own Throwing Style Starting with the importance of knife balance, the author discusses topics such as the rotation, the ideal thrwoing for having the best possible impact, etc. He moves from simple patterns that will assist in having results faster and more consistently to more advanced techniques and methods of throwing for more experienced knife throwers.
This chapter ends with a section dedicated to gyide using the blade grip. Throwing from Any Distance This is a difficult task since distance depends on the knife. The Throwing Axe This is different section which instead of knife throwing deals with tomahawk throwing.
After discussing some general technical characteristics the author explains the technique he uses in axe throwing. First of all this is not a new book but its author is well known for his work with knives. Subscribe to comments with RSS. I have readed you review from begining to the end. And definetly will read this book or at least look inside it. You are commenting using your WordPress.
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