At this point the knife handle and knife are joined. Cover the blade with blue tape while you shape the handle to your liking. Use a rasp to shape the handle to your hand. Use sandpaper for final smoothing. A mixture of Boiled linseed oil and bees wax is used to seal and protect the wood. One coat a day for a week. Then final sharpening and polishing of the blade and the handle. There are many methods for sharpening knives, so that will be up to your discretion.
A variety of blades can be made and attached to the handle scales using the methods shown in this Instructable.
As this is my first Instructable, but, not my first knife, I may have left out some steps that I do automatically. I hope you will make a a wood working knife of your own.
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