Introduction: Survival Knife

My first knife !!!

Step 1: Shape of the Knife

I used Uddeholm Arne tool steel, 6mm thick

Step 2: Drilling

Drilling

Step 3: Cutting the Blade

Cut the blade with an angle grinder

Step 4: Finishing the Blade

Finish the blade with a twin grinder

Step 5: Decorate the Knife

Decorate the knife

Step 6: Final Shape

The final shape of the knife

Step 7: Hardening and Tempering the Steel

Heat the metal to a medium-high orange heat, until the steel becomes non-magnetic. Just tap it against the magnet while it's glowing, and if it doesn't stick, it's ready, plunge it into the oil bath. After that, temper the knife in a preheated oven for 1 hour at 220 celsius

Step 8: Paracord Knife Wrap

Use a paracord for handle

Step 9: Acid Etch Metal

Comments

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Zaphod Beetlebrox (author)2014-06-24

I'm just researching making my own set of knives. From what I've read I don't think that you should have started with 01 tool steel as it is very hard to heat treat properly. Did you have any problems with warping or cracking?

( your picture in step six looks much better that the final, might want to have that as your tittle image)

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o1 is one of the esyest of treat

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anonvk (author)2014-06-21

COOL ))) It looks like in CS GO thing :D

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