Instructables: exploring - outside - knives - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 19 Nov 2017 18:55:29 PST BLOX v1.01 DIY Knife With a DIY PVC Sheath http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Survival-Knife-With-a-DIY-PVC-Sheath/
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Sun, 5 Nov 2017 21:06:27 PST
DIY Classic Knife Out of Rusted Metal Sheet http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Classic-Knife-Out-of-Rusted-Metal-Sheet/
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Sat, 4 Nov 2017 10:36:34 PDT
Knife Out of a Sawzall Blade (no HT) http://www.instructables.com/id/Knife-Out-of-a-Sawzall-Blade-no-HT/
Knife Out of a Sawzall Blade (no HT) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/IAPB/J8AGWIXL/FQNIAPBJ8AGWIXL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/IAPB/J8AGWIXL/FQNIAPBJ8AGWIXL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/IAPB/J8AGWIXL/FQNIAPBJ8AGWIXL.SMALL.jpg Jake_Makes This Instructable details my process of making a simple knife out of a sawzall blade. (Stock removal method, logically.)Sawzall blades are already heat treated, so if we are careful not to overheat the steel while grinding out the blade, theoretically we should be able to bypass the heat treating pr...
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Tue, 3 Oct 2017 14:25:23 PDT
How to Make Stylish Kiridashi/Utility Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Kiridashi-Style-Utility-Knife/
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Tue, 5 Sep 2017 08:04:01 PDT
Minimal But Functional Axe Sheath http://www.instructables.com/id/Minimal-But-Functional-Axe-Sheath/
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Sun, 3 Sep 2017 21:25:04 PDT
Rail Spike Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Rail-Spike-Knife/
Rail Spike Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/XZTW/J70QMEMF/FSIXZTWJ70QMEMF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/XZTW/J70QMEMF/FSIXZTWJ70QMEMF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/XZTW/J70QMEMF/FSIXZTWJ70QMEMF.SMALL.jpg Huntsman1812 In this Instructable, I will show you how to Forge a knife out of a rail spike or other steel. This requires patience and a LOT of caution! Step 1: Tools, Skills, and Setup The Tools and Materials you will need are as follows 1. Forge with Propane or other fuel2. Anvil3. Forge Hammer, 4 lb or 2 l...
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Thu, 31 Aug 2017 22:06:58 PDT
How to Heat Treat a Knife [simplest Method Possible] http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Heat-Treat-a-Knife-simplest-Method-Possible/
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Sat, 26 Aug 2017 21:42:03 PDT
Viking Style Throwing Axe From an Old Woodman's Axe http://www.instructables.com/id/Viking-Style-Throwing-Axe-From-an-Old-Woodmans-Axe/
Viking Style Throwing Axe From an Old Woodman's Axe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/QZWA/J4SQ9S7Y/F7JQZWAJ4SQ9S7Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/QZWA/J4SQ9S7Y/F7JQZWAJ4SQ9S7Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/QZWA/J4SQ9S7Y/F7JQZWAJ4SQ9S7Y.SMALL.jpg TheRedsmith Hi! I'm The Redsmith, I'm a maker.I made few axe restorations so far, but this time I wanted to make a throwing axe. It's not historically acccurate but just "viking inspired".I made a full tutorial video that you can watch here :https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=-w5cf4w_...This build was ve...
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Sun, 9 Jul 2017 02:05:34 PDT
Making a Survival Knife Out of a 16'' Saw Blade http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Survival-Knife-Out-of-a-16-Saw-Blade/
Making a Survival Knife Out of a 16'' Saw Blade - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/RCPT/J3UFQTYT/F8PRCPTJ3UFQTYT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/RCPT/J3UFQTYT/F8PRCPTJ3UFQTYT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/RCPT/J3UFQTYT/F8PRCPTJ3UFQTYT.SMALL.jpg Elias Stratakos In this instructable you will see how I made a survival knife from a 16 inch saw blade, with a handle made out of walnut. Always keep in mind that woodworking & metalworking are dangerous activities that demand various safety precautions to be taken. So, be sure that you have the right PPE equip...
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Wed, 14 Jun 2017 06:29:26 PDT
Multitool Glass Breaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Multitool-Glass-Breaker/
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Mon, 8 May 2017 14:01:24 PDT
Knife Making - Making Push Daggers http://www.instructables.com/id/Knife-Making-Making-Push-Daggers/
Knife Making - Making Push Daggers - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/DWW9/J16PEJ77/FLLDWW9J16PEJ77.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/DWW9/J16PEJ77/FLLDWW9J16PEJ77.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/DWW9/J16PEJ77/FLLDWW9J16PEJ77.SMALL.jpg TheRedsmith Hi! I'm The Redsmith, I'm a maker.When I was 16, I bought my first blade, and it was a Push Dagger. Ever since, I loved the design of these blades. So I tried to make my own. But, why to make only one when you can make a pair ? I think they turned out pretty well. So, let me explain how I made them....
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Sun, 9 Apr 2017 12:05:15 PDT
Pocket Knife Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Knife-Restoration/
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Fri, 7 Apr 2017 15:56:20 PDT
Honing 101: Hone Your Knives in 3 Simple Steps http://www.instructables.com/id/Honing-101-Hone-Your-Knives-in-3-Simple-Steps/
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Wed, 5 Apr 2017 09:09:11 PDT
Sharpening Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Sharpening-Jig/
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Mon, 3 Apr 2017 01:11:31 PDT
Knife From a Rasp http://www.instructables.com/id/Knife-From-a-Rasp/
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Sat, 11 Mar 2017 10:46:38 PST
Knife Security Chain http://www.instructables.com/id/Knife-Security-Chain/
Knife Security Chain - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/WGQV/J02QNKXL/FMIWGQVJ02QNKXL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/WGQV/J02QNKXL/FMIWGQVJ02QNKXL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/WGQV/J02QNKXL/FMIWGQVJ02QNKXL.SMALL.jpg DanielR34 The reason why I made this is I have new Victorinox knife and i lost it twice in one month. It was very hard to find it because of color of knife. I don't want to search it again so this chain could be solution. With this chain you have secured knive but you can detach it very quickly in case of eme...
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Fri, 10 Mar 2017 08:07:11 PST
Duct Tape Knife Sheath Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-Tape-Knife-Sheath-Build/
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 12:04:15 PST
Denim micarta (MYcarta) for knife handles http://www.instructables.com/id/Denim-Micarta-MYcarta-for-Knife-Handle/
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:48:34 PST
Professional Grade Wood Carving Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Professional-Grade-Wood-Carving-Knife/
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 14:09:15 PST
DIY knife - CS go karambit http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Knife-CS-Go-Karambit/
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Thu, 29 Dec 2016 01:49:25 PST
Stock Removal Knife From Old File http://www.instructables.com/id/Stock-Removal-Knife-From-Old-File/
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Sat, 17 Dec 2016 07:49:35 PST
Lip Balm Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Lip-Balm-Knife/
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Sat, 5 Nov 2016 10:46:30 PDT
How to make a Knife and Saw for Survival http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-KnifeSaw-for-Survival/
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Sun, 23 Oct 2016 07:49:02 PDT
Make an Amazing Leather Sheath for a Knife! Beginner friendly! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Amazing-Knife-Sheath-Beginner-Friendly/
Make an Amazing Leather Sheath for a Knife! Beginner friendly! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/WH69/ITYPX9QV/FE6WH69ITYPX9QV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/WH69/ITYPX9QV/FE6WH69ITYPX9QV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/WH69/ITYPX9QV/FE6WH69ITYPX9QV.SMALL.jpg Max Maker The video shows the entire process in 6 minutes! : ) I made a steak knife a while ago and now it was time to make a sheath for it. I build a lot of stuff in the past, but this was the first time I made anything from leather. If I can make this, so can you! Turns out that the leather can be quite fo...
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Thu, 6 Oct 2016 13:29:10 PDT
Birch Bark Knife Handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Birch-Bark-Knife-Handle/
Birch Bark Knife Handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/91QZ/ITW2HAVG/F8S91QZITW2HAVG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/91QZ/ITW2HAVG/F8S91QZITW2HAVG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/91QZ/ITW2HAVG/F8S91QZITW2HAVG.SMALL.jpg lsadwdwadw The Birch tree has many different uses, from its sap, oil and tar to its wood and bark. A traditional use for Birch bark in Northern Europe is to use it to make a knife handle. No glue is necessary for its construction and Birch bark knife handles are highly valued for their comfortable grip and bea...
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Wed, 5 Oct 2016 07:48:06 PDT
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/
Making a Simple Leather Sheath: Fold-over Western Holster Style. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/DCY1/IRAVYN07/F7SDCY1IRAVYN07.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/DCY1/IRAVYN07/F7SDCY1IRAVYN07.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/DCY1/IRAVYN07/F7SDCY1IRAVYN07.SMALL.jpg Missourian I just got an Opinel No. 6 and I wanted a belt sheath for ease of carry...so I made one. Leather work is a new hobby for me so I take advantage of every opportunity to practice. This is my first Instructable photographed, written and uploaded completely via the Instructables App for Android so pleas...
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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/
Knifeception - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/NF3M/IICCWUYL/FBVNF3MIICCWUYL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/NF3M/IICCWUYL/FBVNF3MIICCWUYL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/NF3M/IICCWUYL/FBVNF3MIICCWUYL.SMALL.jpg ShaunC15 Turn a used kitchen knife into a custom fixed blade knife. I’ve made several knives, and the great part about this project is that it doesn’t require any annealing or hardening of the blade to produce the end product. Try something new, don’t be afraid to take a chance. This is the first time I use...
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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/
Ax/Hatchet Restoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/GIUK/IDCXDL0W/FKEGIUKIDCXDL0W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/GIUK/IDCXDL0W/FKEGIUKIDCXDL0W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/GIUK/IDCXDL0W/FKEGIUKIDCXDL0W.SMALL.jpg 4WantofaNail I'm in my thirties but stories from my childhood still resonate... "My side of the mountain," and "Hatchet" to be more specific. Having had read those books in the prime of my yester-years I've always wanted an axe (or hatchet) of my very own. Of course I live in an urban/suburban environment so nev...
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 08:51:14 PDT