Introduction: How to Carve a Wooden Knife

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Hi and I will show you how to make a knife from wood.

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Get a branch. Preferably hardwood

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Get a whittling knife and flatten the sides. Be careful with the knife!

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Same process but the opposite side..

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At the top of the tapered sides, there is bark. Get rid of it.

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Now sharpen.

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This is how it looks.

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Now sharpen from the top. Making it look like a Bowie

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Notch the division between the blade and the handle.

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Now sand the knife to sharpen it. You can also put glue to harden the blade. No tormenting siblings!!!


gabe yoo (author)2013-06-13

Please post on how your knife looks! I'd love to see them!!!

gabe yoo (author)2013-06-13

Thanks for 1000 views!!!

Jamman01 (author)2013-06-12

try putting electrical tape around the handle for grip. or i would put a shiny finish on that. it's awesome!

joshr123 (author)2013-06-01

DON'T GLUE THE WOOD it will get nasty. Burn it makes it much harder

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