Introduction: WW2 Fighting Dagger Tutorial

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In this instructable I will show you how to make a world war two fighting dagger out of an old piece of metal. For a best visual suport I made a youtube video where I go on step by step. -link at the end

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Step 1: Drawing

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make a template and copy it to the blade.

Step 2: Cut the Blade

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cut the blade with the cutting wheel

Step 3: Finish the Profile of the Knife

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finish the profile of the knife with the angle grinder or a

Step 4: Bevel

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make the bevel with the angle grinder

Step 5: Make Everithing Nice

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make everithing nice and clean with a file and diferent sand paper

Step 6: Heat Treat

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heat the blade until it's non magnetic and then get it in oil for about 15 seconde. After put the blade in the oven to temperate it with mom's chicken ;)

Step 7: Final Sanding

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Final sanding with different grid sand paper.

Step 8: Guard

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cut a piece of alluminium for the guard and work it until it fit perfectly.This stage is rather difficult make sure not to exceed the thickness of the stalk. I have of to begin again this stage because I have to exceed the thickness

Step 9: Handle Pt.1

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cut piece of leather that you stack on the knife and glue with epoxy.

Step 10: Handle Pt.2

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shape the handle when it's drye

Step 11: Final Step

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the last step is to dye the lether and sharpen the knife

Step 12:

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the Dagger is ready to go! for a more detail visual suport go on my youtube chanel where I go step one by one for the realisation of this knife:

Comments

d1yguy made it! (author)2017-11-13

well of course im not a great photographer but i finished this knife and the sheath a few weeks ago and i saw this similar instructable. mine doesn't look big on camera but the handle is the size of my fist and a little space. i do have to say yourse came out better than mine

KryptoTSD (author)2017-11-13

Looks interesting. Will try that...

chaotech creations (author)2017-11-12

When I lived at home my mom would never let me use the oven for tempering, especially with her chicken. Now that I'm in college and live on my own, I don't have this problem :)

Hahahaha

inconceivable1 (author)2017-11-12

wow! that looks way cool

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