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I couldn't sleep, so I made knives. (For Burning Man gifts.) Ingredients: 1. A dull hacksaw or bandsaw blade 2. Electrical tape or really wide heats...
Draw with a pen an outline of the hacksaw blade on the piece of paper. We used a blade so dull that it was described as "polished". Choose a point s...
Using the paper template, mark on the blade where you plan to cut it, and the thumb notch etc you plan to grind out.
Score the band with a file at the place(s) you need straight cuts. Then put the blade in a vise to hold it tightly, and use pliers to snap the blade o...
We spent about 45 minutes setting up the grinder, but hopefully your grinder is ready to go. 1. Dull any sharpness the blade may still have. 2. Sha...
Grind out the thumb indentation. Again, keep your fingers on the side opposite the grinder while you are doing so.
Use electrical tape and wrap it tightly around the dull end of the knife to make the handle. Or, you can use some large heat shrink tubing and use tha...
Now hand them out to your friends and make everyone happy!
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