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Pocket Knife from Junky Multitool

Step 5: Sharpening

I couldn't find my dads oil stone so I use a Kitchen knife sharpener that was quick and easy. I being my clumsy teenage self, cut through my thumb and a fourth of my fingernail with the knife sharpening. So I tell all now: Watch where your fingers are!
 
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Boy Scout4 years ago
If you didn't know this, you want to sharpen the edge of the knife until it isn't shiny. On a dull knife, the edge is shiny. On a sharp knife, the edge is so keen (sharp) you can't see it.
Lego man (author)  Boy Scout4 years ago
Oh, so that's why it wouldn't cut the lace but slipped and blew open my thumb. Haha, i will remember that Boy Scout. Thanks :D
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