Included in "Slip-joint folder Designing and
Building", is a process used by Master Bladesmith, Steve Culver, to
design the joint mechanism of a slip-joint folder. Also included, is a
tutorial on building a single blade slip-joint folder, without the use
of a surface grinder or milling machine.
"Firearm Lock Designing", describes a firearm lock
designing process, developed by Master Gunsmith and Master Bladesmith,
Steve Culver. Steve developed this method for use in his own shop, to
facilitate the designing of flint-locks and percussion locks for the
guns that he builds. The information in this book, shows how to design a
firearm lock that includes a half cock notch. How to design a fly in a
tumbler. Plus other design considerations and choices that must be made
during the designing of a firearm lock.