Step 4: Prep the blade for insertion

Grip the X Acto blade in a pair of needle nose pliers, with the sharp end in the pliers teeth. Using a stove (or blowtorch) to heat the bottom end of the blade until it gets red hot

Where I work we call this a shank. Looks good for what your useing, all your missing is some torn up sheets wrapped around the base to make the handle.
Hahaha... do you work as a prison guard?<br>I know it doesn't look like much, but the blade cuts just the same
Yes and it looks fine. Just be careful useing this. Sharp pointy things can getcha when you least expect it.
I learned the hard way not to reach into my toolbox without looking

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