Instructables: exploring - outside - knives - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 25 Sep 2016 10:48:31 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Make a Stainless Steel Folding Knife in Two Days http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Stainless-Steel-Switch-Blade-in-One-/
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Mon, 5 Sep 2016 23:59:28 PDT
Acid Blackened Custom Hunting Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Acid-Blackened-Custom-Hunting-Knife/
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Mon, 5 Sep 2016 10:19:17 PDT
Easy File Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-File-Knife/
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 02:07:49 PDT
Making a Simple Leather Sheath: Fold-over Western Holster Style. http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Simple-Leather-Sheath-Fold-over-Western-Hol/
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Sun, 31 Jul 2016 18:36:46 PDT
Sharpening Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Sharpening-Stick/
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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 11:52:54 PDT
Survival Wooden Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Wooden-Knife/
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:57:09 PDT
BlockLam Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/BlockLam-Knife/
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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:54:51 PDT
MAKE A SHURIKEN (NINJA THROWING STAR) http://www.instructables.com/id/MAKE-a-SHURIKEN-NINJA-THROWING-STAR/
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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 09:43:51 PDT
My first knife http://www.instructables.com/id/My-First-Knife-2/
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 07:31:00 PDT
Duct Tape Knife Sheath http://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-Tape-Knife-Sheath-2/
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Fri, 18 Mar 2016 11:28:36 PDT
Leatherman Charge UK legal - disable liner lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Leatherman-Charge-UK-Legal-Disable-Liner-Lock/
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 05:43:07 PST
Huntsman Knife Part 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Huntsman-Knife-Part-2/
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 02:21:20 PST
Stag Antler Knife Handle (the easy way) http://www.instructables.com/id/Stag-Antler-Knife-Handle-the-Easy-Way/
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 02:21:52 PST
Skinning Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Skinning-Knife/
Skinning Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/HX2R/IJBPPMUP/FLCHX2RIJBPPMUP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/HX2R/IJBPPMUP/FLCHX2RIJBPPMUP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/HX2R/IJBPPMUP/FLCHX2RIJBPPMUP.SMALL.jpg BKM14 This knife was made out of a previous knife that i made, which melted partially during the heat treatment process. In this instructable I will show you how to turn around a ruined knife and turn it into something completely different, that works well and looks great . Materials/tools RUINED KNI...
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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 23:19:51 PST
Karambit http://www.instructables.com/id/Karambit/
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Sat, 2 Jan 2016 18:49:29 PST
Knifeception http://www.instructables.com/id/Knifeception/
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Sat, 19 Dec 2015 08:43:30 PST
Throwing knives http://www.instructables.com/id/Throwing-Knives/
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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 08:06:00 PST
Acid Etching my Spyderco endura 4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Acid-Etching-my-Spyderco-endura-4/
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Sat, 17 Oct 2015 17:21:17 PDT
The Simple Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Simple-Knife/
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Fri, 9 Oct 2015 11:37:39 PDT
Replacement Toothpick for a Swiss Army Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacement-Toothpick-for-a-Swiss-Army-Knife/
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Fri, 9 Oct 2015 06:56:11 PDT
How to make a Bushcraft knife http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Bushcraft-knife/
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Wed, 30 Sep 2015 10:25:19 PDT
Ninja Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Ninja-Star-5/
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Mon, 28 Sep 2015 18:26:43 PDT
Custom File Work http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-File-Work/
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Thu, 24 Sep 2015 01:48:18 PDT
Custom Graphic Leather Knife Sheath http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Graphic-Leather-Knife-Sheath/
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Wed, 16 Sep 2015 13:05:49 PDT
Ax/Hatchet Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/AxHatchet-Restoration/
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 08:51:14 PDT
Farrier's Rasp Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Farriers-Rasp-Knife/
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:55:13 PDT
Rasp and Pepper Tree Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Rasp-and-Pepper-Tree-Knife/
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 17:25:22 PDT
Knife with burl handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Knife-with-burl-handle/
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 08:58:13 PDT
Acid/Brass/Stone Washing A Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/AcidBrassStone-Washing-A-Knife/
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:16:35 PDT
My first knife http://www.instructables.com/id/My-first-knife-1/
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:00:47 PDT
Edible Knife Handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Edible-Knife-Handle/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 22:51:24 PDT
Knife Making With Basic Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixed-Blade-Knife/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:42:17 PDT
Nail Katana http://www.instructables.com/id/Nail-Katana-1/
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 20:31:28 PDT
Make the most of your DIY Laguiole kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-the-most-of-your-DIY-Laguiole-kit/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:44:55 PST
Knife making with curved Micarta inlay http://www.instructables.com/id/Knife-making-with-curved-Micarta-inlay/
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 06:49:18 PST
Make Professional Quality Knives at Home http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Professional-Quality-Knives-at-Home/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 17:05:33 PDT
Lessons of a Knife - making the ultimate bush blade http://www.instructables.com/id/Lessons-of-a-Knife-making-the-ultimate-bush-tool/
Lessons of a Knife - making the ultimate bush blade - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/O4FS/ISCBNUXQ/FXPO4FSISCBNUXQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/O4FS/ISCBNUXQ/FXPO4FSISCBNUXQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/O4FS/ISCBNUXQ/FXPO4FSISCBNUXQ.SMALL.jpg bricobart "Which knife is best?"Every adventurer, trekker, hunter, survivalist or geek gets sooner or later faced with that one, simple, haunting question: "Which knife is best?"Believe it or not, but those four words chased me for many, many years. In the beginning, when I was a kid, I suffered in silence, t...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 03:09:38 PDT
How to Make a Slate Ulu http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Slate-Ulu/
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 13:08:47 PDT
Handmade Knife and sheath http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-Knife-and-sheath/
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 13:50:22 PDT
How to Throw Throwing Knives http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Throw-Throwing-Knives/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 20:44:54 PDT
Folding Knife with Aluminium Handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-Knife-with-Aluminium-Handle/
Folding Knife with Aluminium Handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/GTNT/HXG6MO15/FPAGTNTHXG6MO15.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/GTNT/HXG6MO15/FPAGTNTHXG6MO15.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/GTNT/HXG6MO15/FPAGTNTHXG6MO15.SMALL.jpg laffinm Please remember to vote for this instructable as I put in a lot of time and effort to make this and show it to everyone. Thank youThis instructable will show you how to, from scratch, make a folding knife with cast aluminium handles. The making of this knife does not require many power tools and can...
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 11:26:07 PDT
Let's build a fixed angle knive sharpener http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-build-a-fixed-angle-knive-sharpener/
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:15:26 PDT
Make A Barbarian's Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Barbarians-Sword/
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Sat, 3 May 2014 21:04:40 PDT
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
磨刀的技巧 http://www.instructables.com/id/磨刀的技巧/
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Fri, 4 Oct 2013 11:20:46 PDT
Tricks zum Messerschärfen http://www.instructables.com/id/Tricks-zum-Messerschärfen/
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Fri, 4 Oct 2013 11:20:24 PDT