Introduction: Etch Your Knife

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Use household materials to etch a design into your knife or any metal to be exact.

Step 1: Materials

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Knife (to etch) hobby knife, tape, vinegar, salt, wires, 9v battery, cotton swab, and a bowl.

Step 2: Prep

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Mix salt and vinegar. Now add tape to knife and cut out etching design of your choice. (Make sure tape is pressed down HARD)

Step 3: Etch

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Tape knife to one terminal and attach wire to other. Add the qtip (soaked in vinegar mix) to the wire. Simply touch the q tip to the cut out area of the knife and its etched!


SparkySolar (author)2014-11-01

I have several knives, I would love to try this on .

Thank you, for making this instructable.


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