Introduction: How to Make a Golden Knife

It's a simple electroplating process. You need

  • a carbon steel knife
  • gold electrolyte
  • electroplating set (or 2x AA batteries, wires and a metal rod with a sponge on top)

Step 1: Electroplating the Knife

Picture of Electroplating the Knife

  1. connect a wire from the metal rod with sponge to + of the 2AA batteries
  2. connect a wire from the knife to - of the 2AA batteries
  3. put the sponge in the gold electrolyte and gently sweep over the knife


jack.plissken.5 (author)2014-12-20

Hello. What is "gold electrolyte" ?

Thank you

MuhammadA (author)2014-08-12

woow, it's easy than i though. Thanks for sharing

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