Introduction: Make a Knife From a Pair of Scissors

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Step 1: Materials

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- scissors
- sharpie
- knife
- pliers
- 6ft of 550 paracord
- dremel (optional)
- lighter

Step 2: Dismantling the Scissors

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If your scissors are broken you can skip this step:

I personally think this is the hardest step. Use a knife to pop of the cap. Then, pop out the metal piece holding them together. Now pull them apart

Step 3: Color

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Use the sharpie to color

Step 4: Get Paracord

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I used six feet of black paracord

Step 5: Wick It

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Wick the paracord with a lighter

Step 6: Adding the Paracord!

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Put end as shown in image

Step 7: Begin Wrapping

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Just wrap around Handel until in the opening

Step 8: Adding the Cross-wrap

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Weave the paracord in a figure a around the opening

Step 9: Adding the Loop

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Go through the end and form a loop

Step 10: Finish the Loop

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Tie a good knot

Step 11: Finish

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Cut the excess paracord and wick it again

Step 12: Enjoy

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could these be eventually balanced to be throwing knives?

great instructable also

EthanBeltramo (author)2014-01-18

On you can get 10ft for 5$ 1000ft for 80$

Or at lows you can get 50' for 10$

that's a great deal lol

EthanBeltramo (author)2014-01-23

Yes slasher577

Slasher577 (author)2014-01-22

have you tested this knife in outdoor situations such as camping?

BenjiDaa (author)2014-01-18
They have cheap cord.

marionpixie (author)2014-01-18

nvr would have thought of that... scissors are so much cheaper than nifes. this is awesome. Anyone know a place where you can get a good amount of paracord for cheap?

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