Introduction: Balisong:Basic Open

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Hey I made a homemade balisong knife aka the butter fly knife. It for playing around and for training.
This i will show you how to open and close the balisong. it easy as 1 2 3.

Step 1: Open the Case

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Step 2: Flip It Back to the 4 Fingers

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Step 3: Twist and Turn

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Step 4: Flip It Back Again

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Step 5: Finally Flip It in Front of You

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Step 6: Closing

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If you want to close it do the same thing as you open it backwards

Step 7: Note

Balisongs are legal but not in public

If you do this more often and understand you may do it quicker


carlsands (author)2012-05-22

I used a diafold for this (and the handles are lighter than the sharpener part)

korgoth25 (author)2011-08-27

Owning one is all dependent where one lives, since im in NH I have my sharpened balisong sitting right beside me

josefu0 (author)2010-05-07

 This was my first and i lost it. so last year i made another one and was better than my first with a sharp blade.

Nexnaught (author)2009-05-26

Bailsongs are illegal in most countries.

josefu0 (author)Nexnaught2010-05-07

 It's legal to own one that isn't sharpen. 

SWV1787 (author)2009-03-24

First of all nice job making your own knife for playing with that is always the best way to understand something, by making it... But this Instructable already exist on how to do a simple open/close

josefu0 (author)SWV17872009-03-24

ya i know i was just board

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