I will show you how to easily make a wooden Butterfly knife. This is also more commonly known as a balisong.
* If you build this, I am not liable for any damages or issues that have arisen over this. Please use common sense when building this. THIS IS JUST A PROP *
Step 1: Parts
I found a template online and scaled it up. I then proceeded to cut the knife out of half and inch thick wood. This was done by using a scroll saw.
Step 2: Sanding
I made sure to sand every edge with 150 grit sandpaper to make it very smooth. After this was done, I placed the parts to see how they would look
Step 3: Test Fit
After sanding, I placed tooth picks into the holes in the handle to see how it fit and worked.
Step 4: Locking Mechanism
Don't forget to put 2 sticks at the top and bottom. These will help make the blade stop.
Step 5: Glue
I then glued the whole thing together and then sanded after it dried.
Step 6: Gap Fillers
At the very butt of the handle, there will be open space. In order to fill this space, I cut 2 pieces of wood and then glue them into place. To make sure it was a tight fit, I also drilled a hole through the whole thing and then put another tooth pick.
Step 7: Finally
After this, you will be all done! make sure to give it a nice sanding and please don't use this to harm people. I made my blade dull.