Instructables: exploring - outside - knives - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:56:13 PDT BLOX v1.01 Restore an old knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Restore-an-old-knife/
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Sat, 8 Mar 2014 20:05:26 PST
Folding Knife From Scrap Metal [REMOVED] http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-Knife-From-Scrap-Metal/
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 21:14:56 PST
Knife From A Car's Leaf Spring http://www.instructables.com/id/Knife-From-A-Cars-Leaf-Spring/
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 20:41:37 PST
How to make a knife http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-knife-7/
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 05:27:15 PST
Manly Mustache Groomer http://www.instructables.com/id/Manly-Mustache-Groomer/
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 23:47:32 PST
Add Serrations to a Pocket Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Serrations-to-a-Pocket-Knife/
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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 00:01:53 PDT
From File to Knife (with simple tools) http://www.instructables.com/id/From-File-to-Knife-with-simple-tools/
From File to Knife (with simple tools) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/VRDM/HKCTL8V7/FUMVRDMHKCTL8V7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/VRDM/HKCTL8V7/FUMVRDMHKCTL8V7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/VRDM/HKCTL8V7/FUMVRDMHKCTL8V7.SMALL.jpg casvandegoor A good "bushcraft" knife is a must-have for every outdoorsman. It's a tool that lasts a lifetime. Wouldn't it be awesome to make such an essential, lasting tool yourself? There are many different types of knives and many ways of making them. This instructable will show you how to make an excellent,...
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 16:32:15 PDT
Make A Huge, Epic Knife "The Dolphin Blade" For Only $8 (Small Sword) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Huge-Epic-Knife-The-Dolphin-Blade/
Make A Huge, Epic Knife "The Dolphin Blade" For Only $8 (Small Sword) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/792T/HIGF4RQK/FPG792THIGF4RQK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/792T/HIGF4RQK/FPG792THIGF4RQK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/792T/HIGF4RQK/FPG792THIGF4RQK.SMALL.jpg SubjectAwesome Here's a tutorial on how to make a pretty easy, yet awesome usable blade for only around $8.  This knife is great for cutting plastic bottles, tins and fruit, but can prove a bit awkward for kitchen use. This weapon would also be great for the zombie apocalypse :) Thanks for checking out my...
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Mon, 1 Jul 2013 23:55:26 PDT
Build A Bike Disk Brake Carving Knife Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-A-Bike-Disk-Brake-Carving-Knife-Set/
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Tue, 23 Apr 2013 12:07:15 PDT
Protect your blade in a wooden sheath http://www.instructables.com/id/Protect-your-blade-in-a-wooden-sheath/
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Fri, 1 Feb 2013 15:00:06 PST
Kydex Rotating Knife Sheath http://www.instructables.com/id/Kydex-Rotating-Knife-Sheath/
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Fri, 21 Sep 2012 03:01:37 PDT
USB Thumb Drive Pocket Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Thumb-Drive-Pocket-Knife/
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Sun, 27 Jan 2013 11:49:29 PST
How to make a liner lock folding knife http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-liner-lock-folding-knife/
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Fri, 11 Jan 2013 22:51:37 PST
How to Make a Throwing Knife!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Throwing-Knife/
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Fri, 4 Jan 2013 19:54:12 PST
Swiss Army Knife Sheath http://www.instructables.com/id/Swiss-Army-Knife-Sheath/
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Thu, 27 Dec 2012 20:44:09 PST
Convert a Fiskars brush knive into a survival tool/platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-Fiskars-brush-knive-into-a-survival-tool/
Convert a Fiskars brush knive into a survival tool/platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/79A9/HAQ39N17/FL679A9HAQ39N17.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/79A9/HAQ39N17/FL679A9HAQ39N17.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/79A9/HAQ39N17/FL679A9HAQ39N17.SMALL.jpg Ximmers This Instructable will show you how to add a hatchet function to your Fiskars/Gerber brush knife making it a versatile tool for hiking and bushcraft. The Fiskars brush knife is a high quality tool for a moderate price available pretty much everywhere. While it does make up for a big knife it could ...
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Wed, 26 Dec 2012 11:06:22 PST
Portable AKTA style target for knife and tomahawk throwing http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-AKTA-style-target-for-knife-and-tomahawk-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/VSUD/HAOPM0LM/FW9VSUDHAOPM0LM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/VSUD/HAOPM0LM/FW9VSUDHAOPM0LM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/VSUD/HAOPM0LM/FW9VSUDHAOPM0LM.SMALL.jpg shodai-soke A.  Official  American Knife Throwing Alliance (AKTA) Target description: Five targets will be mounted perpendicular to the thrower, (e.g., against a wall or backstop), like the “five” on a domino or die piece.  The top of the upper left and right targets are 67 inches from the ground. The bottom of...
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Fri, 14 Dec 2012 10:39:51 PST
Make a kitchen knife out of an old circular saw blade! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-kitchen-knife-out-of-an-old-circular-saw-bl/
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Sun, 25 Nov 2012 19:18:21 PST
Make a knife out of an old hacksaw blade http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-knife-out-of-an-old-hacksaw-blade/
Make a knife out of an old hacksaw blade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/AGHM/H994TBEG/FSAAGHMH994TBEG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/AGHM/H994TBEG/FSAAGHMH994TBEG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/AGHM/H994TBEG/FSAAGHMH994TBEG.SMALL.jpg davr.org I couldn't sleep, so I made knives.  (For Burning Man gifts.) Ingredients: 1. A dull hacksaw or bandsaw blade 2. Electrical tape or really wide heatshrink tubing Tools: 1. A piece of paper 2. a ball point pen 3. a sharpie 4. a file or other method to score/cut the blade 5. pliers to break the blad...
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Fri, 9 Nov 2012 16:35:26 PST
Knives http://www.instructables.com/id/Knives-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/3FPP/H4AG06HP/FMO3FPPH4AG06HP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/3FPP/H4AG06HP/FMO3FPPH4AG06HP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/3FPP/H4AG06HP/FMO3FPPH4AG06HP.SMALL.jpg SelkeyMoonbeam Knives can be useful, beautiful, deadly, and necessary. Here is a collection of some of the best knife-related Instructables: how to make your own, how to clean and sharpen it, how to use it, and how to put it away. For more knife-related Instructables, check out the Knife channel in Outside. nul...
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Wed, 18 Jul 2012 15:21:02 PDT
bicycle chain handle knife http://www.instructables.com/id/bicycle-chain-handle-knife/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/1CNW/H88XIEM4/F5G1CNWH88XIEM4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/1CNW/H88XIEM4/F5G1CNWH88XIEM4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/1CNW/H88XIEM4/F5G1CNWH88XIEM4.SMALL.jpg Vitizop bicycle chain handle knife a broken, unused knife blade, and an oily bicycle chain born out of marriage ... 1. It was the bottom of the blade with two holes was fitted to the chain pin, hammered together -----------------o _._._._._._. _._.          blade    hole         chain     | --------------...
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Mon, 15 Oct 2012 11:49:14 PDT
Bottle opener and lime slicer in one http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-opener-and-lime-slicer-in-one/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/DNMS/H5F2ZQC2/FGXDNMSH5F2ZQC2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/DNMS/H5F2ZQC2/FGXDNMSH5F2ZQC2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/DNMS/H5F2ZQC2/FGXDNMSH5F2ZQC2.SMALL.jpg makeitnbrakeit Pop open your favorite beer and slice your lime with one tool. Instructions to use it: STEP 1 – Open the bottle. STEP 2 -  Slice your lime. STEP 3 – Enjoy! Instructions to make it: STEP 1 : You need a steel strap that is about .125” thick. STEP 2 : Using the horizontal band saw cut the steel strap...
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Sun, 12 Aug 2012 16:16:13 PDT
EDC: The pocket knife http://www.instructables.com/id/EDC-The-pocket-knife/
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Thu, 12 Jul 2012 13:23:29 PDT
Hack a Swiss Army Knife to have a carbon steel blade http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-Swiss-Army-Knife-to-have-a-carbon-steel-bla/
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Tue, 19 Jun 2012 11:20:33 PDT
How to make your own Machete http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-Machete/
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Sat, 19 May 2012 18:50:25 PDT
Yak-Proof Survival Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Yak-Proof-Survival-Knife/
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Mon, 21 May 2012 08:49:04 PDT
DARC - Defence Attack Rescue Claw http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-DARC/
DARC - Defence Attack Rescue Claw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/AYG3/H1YOL8KA/FSDAYG3H1YOL8KA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/AYG3/H1YOL8KA/FSDAYG3H1YOL8KA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/AYG3/H1YOL8KA/FSDAYG3H1YOL8KA.SMALL.jpg bricobart Got this idea after an internal brainstorming about the question 'What kind of tool would I like to have if I was burried alive?' Call it The Dark Side Of Myself... This question implicates multiple if's: - waking up on time (oxygen stuff) - no panic (stay cool, it could have been worse) - hands-fr...
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Wed, 16 May 2012 05:21:59 PDT
Knifemaking tutorial: Japanese Kiridashi http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Kiridashi/
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Thu, 8 Mar 2012 04:17:35 PST
Knife Making http://www.instructables.com/id/Knife-Making/
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Wed, 22 Feb 2012 16:28:47 PST
http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Bear-Knife-for-next-to-nothing/
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Wed, 28 Dec 2011 19:26:02 PST
Clean a Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-a-Knife/
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Fri, 18 Apr 2008 21:11:38 PDT
The 10 Cent Mini-Survival Knife...v.2.x..... http://www.instructables.com/id/The-10-Cent-Mini-Survival-Knifev2x/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2009 14:00:04 PST
"MI MACHETE".DIY "MACHETE". http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Making-of-MACHETE/
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Fri, 3 Jun 2011 17:49:56 PDT
KNIFE FROM A NAIL http://www.instructables.com/id/KNIFE-FROM-A-NAIL/
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Fri, 22 Apr 2011 07:12:33 PDT
Design and Build a Full Tang Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-and-Build-a-Full-Tang-Knife/
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Sat, 2 Oct 2010 18:34:03 PDT
Sugru Knife Caddy/Case! http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Knife-CaddyCase/
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Sun, 26 Sep 2010 12:44:29 PDT
Re-Grip Your Knife with Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-Grip-Your-Knife-with-Sugru/
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Mon, 13 Sep 2010 14:38:18 PDT
Cleaning A Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-A-Knife-1/
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Sun, 20 Sep 2009 13:01:21 PDT
How to design and make a wood carving knife http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-design-and-make-a-perfect-carving-knife/
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Sun, 30 Aug 2009 17:46:13 PDT
Make a Quick Knife from a Clutch Finger http://www.instructables.com/id/ClutchFingerKnife/
Make a Quick Knife from a Clutch Finger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/D40F/FSFOINQD/FQZD40FFSFOINQD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/D40F/FSFOINQD/FQZD40FFSFOINQD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/D40F/FSFOINQD/FQZD40FFSFOINQD.SMALL.jpg TimAnderson A dozen spring steel fingers encircle the pressure plate of an automotive clutch.Here's how to make a nice knife from one of those spring steel fingers in a few minutes.It's got a nice long handle so I can use it as a Crooked Knife.GORE WARNING: STEP 3 IS THE WORST PHOTO IN THE WORLD. VERY SCARY AND...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2009 17:56:40 PDT
Crooked Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/CrookedKnife/
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Fri, 5 Dec 2008 15:16:50 PST
Creating a bush knife with layered wood handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-bush-knife-with-layered-wood-handle/
Creating a bush knife with layered wood handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/UJVR/FLLZYJA8/FBMUJVRFLLZYJA8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/UJVR/FLLZYJA8/FBMUJVRFLLZYJA8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/UJVR/FLLZYJA8/FBMUJVRFLLZYJA8.SMALL.jpg 42ndOddity This documents the process of creating a 'bush knife' from scrap steel and wood, to the finished product. The aim was to produce a useful tool for one of my favourite pass-times, wild camping. It was designed to meet the following criteria:Be light enough to be carried as part of my regular kit, rep...
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Mon, 29 Sep 2008 17:38:42 PDT
How to make a 6 cent Pocket Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-6-cent-Pocket-Knife/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2008 14:33:12 PDT
How to Forge a Throwing Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Forge-a-Throwing-Knife/
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Fri, 13 Apr 2007 14:19:44 PDT
How to Make a Draw Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Draw-Knife/
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Sun, 1 Jun 2008 15:09:16 PDT
How to make a knife sharpener http://www.instructables.com/id/homemade-knife-sharpener/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/HE5U/FDWI2H0P/FP0HE5UFDWI2H0P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/HE5U/FDWI2H0P/FP0HE5UFDWI2H0P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/HE5U/FDWI2H0P/FP0HE5UFDWI2H0P.SMALL.jpg coolbeansbaby68 I could never sharpen a knife worth a beans so this is my first attempt of making my own. It works pretty good. I have plans of making another one .
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Sun, 16 Mar 2008 21:54:11 PDT
How to Build a Sheath http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Sheath/
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Thu, 13 Mar 2008 10:14:51 PDT
How to Build a Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Knife/
How to Build a Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/SEBK/FD80C1LN/F06SEBKFD80C1LN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/SEBK/FD80C1LN/F06SEBKFD80C1LN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/SEBK/FD80C1LN/F06SEBKFD80C1LN.SMALL.jpg Basta So you want to make a knife? I'm not here to dissuade you (rather, I'd like to encourage you), but let me first get this out of the way: knife making is a slow, delicate, painstaking, multi-faceted, sometimes frustrating process. It requires skill in metalworking, woodworking and design, patience, ...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2008 11:18:35 PST
Knife Making Without Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Knife-Making-Without-Tools/
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Thu, 10 Jan 2008 20:18:05 PST
Knife Sharpening Tricks http://www.instructables.com/id/Knife-Sharpening-Tricks/
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