Introduction: Make a Knife From a Pair of Scissors

Step 1: Materials

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

Step 2: Dismantling the Scissors

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

Use the sharpie to color

Step 4: Get Paracord

I used six feet of black paracord

Step 5: Wick It

Wick the paracord with a lighter

Step 6: Adding the Paracord!

Put end as shown in image

Step 7: Begin Wrapping

Just wrap around Handel until in the opening

Step 8: Adding the Cross-wrap

Weave the paracord in a figure a around the opening

Step 9: Adding the Loop

Go through the end and form a loop

Step 10: Finish the Loop

Tie a good knot

Step 11: Finish

Cut the excess paracord and wick it again

Step 12: Enjoy



MEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE made it! (author)2014-08-22

could these be eventually balanced to be throwing knives?

great instructable also

EthanBeltramo made it! (author)2014-01-18

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

Or at lows you can get 50' for 10$

steampunkpotato made it! (author)steampunkpotato2014-08-04

that's a great deal lol

EthanBeltramo made it! (author)2014-01-23

Yes slasher577

Slasher577 made it! (author)2014-01-22

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

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

marionpixie made it! (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?