Instructables: exploring - outside - knives Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:27:56 PDT BLOX v1.01 Let's build a fixed angle knive sharpener
Let's build a fixed angle knive sharpener - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ironwave So. There are loads of very nice 'ibles on how to make knives. Thus I will not bore you with more of that. There are also a bit of 'ibles on knive sharpeners. Mostly, they look a bit big and/or over complicated in my opinion. Some have nice points though, so do check them out before you decide to ma...
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:15:26 PDT
Kydex® Sheath
Kydex® Sheath - More DIY How To Projects]]> BlueFork I started making sheaths because I wasn't happy with factory sheath. I have made leather and Kydex® and prefer Kydex® because it doesn't absorb moisture like leather does. I didn't/don't have a shop to work in so I tried to simplify the process as much as I could with the simplest tools as possible....
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 11:00:40 PDT
Kydex® clip
Kydex® clip - More DIY How To Projects]]> BlueFork Hey all this is my first Instructable and I take no responsibility for people who decided to try this at home and break some thing, or hurt them selves or others. Follow any processes I discuss at your own risk. This is one of several walk through tutorials on how I work Kydex® in my living room wit...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 17:27:20 PDT
Gutting A Deer Solo
Gutting A Deer Solo - More DIY How To Projects]]> jnyhagen17      If you are out hunting and shoot a deer, what do you do next? It's a very bloody process so be prepared to see blood it's just the nature of field dressing a deer. You take out the useless guts or in simpler terms you gut it.  These instructions I give you will take you through all the steps on...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 18:57:04 PDT
Mora 511 Improvements
Mora 511 Improvements - More DIY How To Projects]]> Survivorkidjr Ok guys!I have this mora knife I got but there are a couple things i do not like. These are easy. Belt Loop It doesent fit through most belts so I added a paracord loop. It can serve as rope if needed. What i did was make a bracket without the buckle and tied it on. Back On the back it was r...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 15:51:26 PDT
My First DIY Knives camping crazy These are the first three knives I made, The Bowie knife is made from an old file and some pine paneling. The second knife with no scales or para-cord Is also made from an old file, It has to be finish sanded, sharpened and given a handle. The knife with the green para-cord handle is the last knife ...
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 18:01:57 PDT
Restore an old knife
Restore an old knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ryan271828 I turned an old crappy knife into an old nice knife! My boss told me that an old widow brought this knife into the shop and gave it to him, saying that it was her husband's - who was a butcher and that she wanted the knife to stay in the butcher business. It's an old Dexter 8" boning knife - it...
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Sat, 8 Mar 2014 20:05:26 PST
Bat-Ring Self Defense Weapon
Bat-Ring Self Defense Weapon - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ouranos When you're in an emergency situation, you don't have time to think; only to act. With practice, I can throw one of these bat-boys (pun haha) together in about 13 seconds, with only a plastic fork. I have seen these on the Internet, but they cost anywhere from $15 to $45! These may be disposable, ...
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 17:30:20 PST
Survive Knife
Survive Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> cdejonge Head Up Ok so this is my first one so forgive me if its not all that good Get Your Knife Now I did not hollow this knife myself i bought it this way but I still found it need a few extra things Gather Material Now most of these things came with the knife but I have added a few things Thi...
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 17:33:08 PST
Plywood Knife
Plywood Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> zposner DO NOT DO ANYTHING DUMB WITH THIS AND IF YOU DO, YOU CAN NOT BLAME IT ON ME. Materials Ply wood (scraps will work) Old knife (or new) 3 small nails (that fit in the hole where the pin held the knife went in)Tools Dremel Drill Jig saw Take the blade out of its holder. ...
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 12:38:30 PST
Make A Hedgehog Leatherworks Styled Sheathe
Make A Hedgehog Leatherworks Styled Sheathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> bushman89 In this instructable I am going to show you how to make a hedgehog leatherworks style sheathe. If you are unfamiliar with that style, basically it is a sheathe that sits along the flat of your back on your belt. I have had hundreds of knives and worn countless knife sheathes and I am convinced tha...
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 10:43:16 PST
Folding Knife From Scrap Metal [REMOVED]
Folding Knife From Scrap Metal [REMOVED] - More DIY How To Projects]]> DELETED_kdiesel
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 21:14:56 PST
Knife From A Car's Leaf Spring
Knife From A Car's Leaf Spring - More DIY How To Projects]]> bushman89 This is my first instructable so I hope that it makes sense. I will show the basic steps for making a knife from a leaf spring off a truck. Every knife will be different so I will just explain the basic steps and alternative ways of making it if you don't have the same tools that I do. Materials...
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 20:41:37 PST
the throwing things ...
the throwing things ... - More DIY How To Projects]]> my wookie OK safety stuff wear safety glasses when making these pocket sized devices of havoc ... (i really need to come up with an official name for them) be careful not to cut yourself when retrieving them  DO NOT FORGET TO TAKE THEM OUT OF YOUR POCKETS AT THE END OF THE DAY they go through the washer and w...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 20:36:04 PST
Paracord Strider Knife/Tool Wrap
Paracord Strider Knife/Tool Wrap - More DIY How To Projects]]> swolff1234 PLEASE VOTE IF YOU LIKE! Hey. You clicked on my Paracord Strider Knife/Tool Wrap Instructable. I'm assuming that's what your here for. Well, lets get to it. Nah..... I wouldn't do that. First a little information! YAY! WHO DOESN'T LOVE LEARNING?!? A Strider Wrap is another of the many possibl...
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 17:20:09 PST
How To Use A Balisong Knife (simple Open And Close)
How To Use A Balisong Knife (simple Open And Close) - More DIY How To Projects]]> dklidis First You Flip It Back On Your Knuckles. Then You 180 The Blade Around Your Fingers. null Then You Flip It Back On Your Knuckles. null Then You Flip It Down. That's How You Open A Balisong. Closing It Is The Same, Just Backwards. null Flip It Back. null Then 180 Again. null Fl...
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 15:25:26 PST
Beginner/Intermediate butterfly knife combo Assassin Tube Combination beginner and intermediate of butterfly knife (balisong) moves, easy to follow instructions on how to do each move. Hopefully I helped :D Link to the video incase the embedded doesn't work:
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 17:32:27 PST
Pocketknife with locking blade
Pocketknife with locking blade - More DIY How To Projects]]> assemblyrequired I lost a decent multitool a while back, and this made me realize how important a sharp blade was to a lot of things. One of my favorite features of the multitool I had was that it folded up and had a locking blade- two features that saved my fingers countless times. I had been wanting to make a good...
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 08:01:54 PST
How To Sharpen A Knife On A Whetstone
How To Sharpen A Knife On A Whetstone - More DIY How To Projects]]> ParaGunner1324 I found this field and stream trick helpful to put an edge on anything. Try it out! You Will Need A whetstoneA dull knifeTwo coins You'll notice two sides on your whetstone.One fine, one coarse.Start with the coarse side. Rest the knife on the coins like this. This is the angle that you...
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 14:00:11 PST
Make A Knife From A Pair Of Scissors
Make A Knife From A Pair Of Scissors - More DIY How To Projects]]> EthanBeltramo Materials - scissors- sharpie- knife- pliers- 6ft of 550 paracord- dremel (optional)- lighter Dismantling The scissors If your scissors are broken you can skip this step:I personally think this is the hardest step. Use a knife to pop of the cap. Then, pop out the metal piece holding them tog...
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Sat, 18 Jan 2014 17:45:10 PST
How to make a antler handle for a knife. geronimogo I show you how to make an antler handle on an existing knife blade.  This is a cool project and I will let you in on a secret.  I got my antler from the pet store.  Apparently they sell pieces of antler for dogs to chew.  Its possible to do this project for around $20. sell...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 17:38:15 PST
Leather Hoaning Block
Leather Hoaning Block - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kruzeman How you going guys this is my very first instructble so pardon my explanations and try to follow along. leave some feed back or some info would be much appreciated Have fun and keep tinkering :)I decided to make a small hoaning block for when I'm out hunting in my bag and after doing a couple of ski...
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 23:17:08 PST
Old Belt Knife Strop
Old Belt Knife Strop - More DIY How To Projects]]> vreinkymov If you've ever wondered how to make a knife sharp enough to shave with, here's the answer: you need to strop it. Using a wet/oil stone will only take the process so far, as would a honing steel. This instructable will show you how to make and use a leather strop out of conventional household items: ...
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Thu, 9 Jan 2014 05:53:36 PST
Short How It's Done Video On Forging A Rustic Utility Knife... TacticallySharp Hi! This is a short video showing you the steps it takes to forge a small Rustic Utility Knife. In all it took about 90 minutes to forge the knife. I do not show the heat treat process as it is over 5 hours of watching 2 cycles in the oven. Not very exciting! I started with a piece of 3/16 x 1 x 4 ...
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Wed, 8 Jan 2014 13:19:09 PST
Crude Knife Sharpener
Crude Knife Sharpener - More DIY How To Projects]]> dconrad97 Hey all! This is my first instructable, so please, take it easy on me. :) now I'll teach you how to sharpen a knife! (Rather crudely) Materials! You will need:1. A knife or blade in need of minor sharpening. 2. A coffee cup!3. Patience. Turn It Upside Down! Take your coffee cup, and flip it u...
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Wed, 8 Jan 2014 08:46:45 PST
Hanging Machete Dummy
Hanging Machete Dummy - More DIY How To Projects]]> nathanielmynhier Today we will be making a hanging wooden machete dummy that you can practice on. It's fairly simple and takes ten minutes to make. Materials You need:4-5 foot length block of woodDrillParacordTree Drilling Drill two holes through the wood block evenly spaced. Paracord Put the paracord in t...
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 14:57:39 PST
Extremely Easy Pattern Welded Blade
Extremely Easy Pattern Welded Blade - More DIY How To Projects]]> charlesian2000 Have you cried blood when attempting your first pattern welded blade? Here is something easy that will get you started and boost your confidence.. This instructible assumes a working knowledge of pattern welding. This is a recyclable instructible as well as a knife making tutorial. Materials ...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 22:30:37 PST
Making a Knife briandamge Greetings! I used various resources to build a knife so I can feel more manly. This is a collection of photos that I took during the process, including some of mistakes or should-have-done. I detail my process on my shiny new website,, if anybody wants details. Have fun, and t...
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 00:54:57 PST
How To Make A Tactical Tomahawk
How To Make A Tactical Tomahawk - More DIY How To Projects]]> donttrustthepig You need to sketch out a design on to a sheet of steel. You then need to cut out the steel. ( I messed up on mine.) After you've done that you should have something like this You should remove the burs and put a good edge on the blade You now new to harden and temper the steel....
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 14:22:29 PST
How to make a knife
How to make a knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> Phil Reilly I love to design and make things – it’s my passion! One day at work by boss showed me a picture of a kitchen knife he made completely from scratch and after that, I knew I had to make one. He said it was “one of the most rewarding things you can make!” – He was most definitely correct! I had such a...
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 05:27:15 PST
How To Make A Knife
How To Make A Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> donttrustthepig I started out with flat steel, I then added the holes for your fingers. I thin added the shape of the blade and put a rough edge on it I then put a fine edge on it and then hardened it with a propane torch. I also added a hook(which isn't very sharp) I then painted it and put parac...
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 10:44:29 PST
Leather knife sheath
Leather knife sheath - More DIY How To Projects]]> hbomb9000 The Mora 2.0 knife is one of the more popular bushcraft knives out there. It's affordable (inexpensive, really), made in Sweden, and has a carbon steel blade which keeps a wonderful edge. However, because of the low price point, the knife comes with a cheap plastic sheath. There's nothing wrong with...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 12:31:27 PST
Hunting Spear from scraps
Hunting Spear from scraps - More DIY How To Projects]]> laughingjungle WARNING! This instructable shows the making of a potentially lethal tool for hunting wild pig I intend to eat. Weapons are dangerous. Hunting is dangerous. Also, some tools to make this are dangerous. I am not responsible for any lives except the animals I hunt (and eat). Check your local laws. This...
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 09:36:53 PST
Manly Mustache Groomer
Manly Mustache Groomer - More DIY How To Projects]]> krude When one first considers growing a mustache it is difficult to know where that might lead. For me this was the beginning of a path to straight razor shaving. At the end of Movember it is tearfully necessary to bid one's cookie duster adieu.. and what better tribute than to do so with your own elk an...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 23:47:32 PST
Portable Blade for Emergencies- Made with stuff you (Probably) already have!
Portable Blade for Emergencies- Made with stuff you (Probably) already have! - More DIY How To Projects]]> assemblyrequired Sometimes, you just need a small blade. One of those cases is in the outdoors, and when you go hiking or camping, you need a blade that is always with you for whatever you need (cutting rope or string, etc.). This Instructable aims to show you how I created a small blade (And attachable handle) out ...
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 19:18:45 PST
Paracord Knife Wrap
Paracord Knife Wrap - More DIY How To Projects]]> crichey2 MaterialsCouple feet of paracordKnife w/ holes in the handle Start Wrap Stick paracord into top hole. Keep Going Keep wrapping the knife handle. Almost Done Now go back though the holes in my case the large middle holes. Finishing It Up Tie off paracord.Hope you liked it. Feel free to co...
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 15:25:25 PST
Combat Butter Knife
Combat Butter Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> the outdoorskid Do you think yor kitchen is too un manly? Well I have a solution combat butter knives they are very easy to make and awesome! For this project you need : a dremel, common sense , butter knife, diamond dremal atachment and safety gear Shape The Blade Shape the blade to the shape that you want I u...
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Fri, 29 Nov 2013 10:58:19 PST
Midrange Knife Sharpening Jig
Midrange Knife Sharpening Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> BoilingLeadBath A cheap, low-capital (few and cheap tools), and fairly easy to build knife sharpening jig which breaks down pretty well for storage. This is NOT the first knife sharpener on Instructables, but is intended to fill what I perceived as a gap between the light-weight sharpeners and the heavy-duty beast...
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Tue, 26 Nov 2013 21:46:22 PST
Paracord Wrist Lanyard
Paracord Wrist Lanyard - More DIY How To Projects]]> exblaze Every had a knife or ice pick that you DIDN'T WANT TO DROP... AND DID! Well I have a solution. I have created a wrist lanyard made out of paracord to attach to your knife so you wont drop it. Materials you will need the following materials -A cutting instrument -A knife or other object that you ...
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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 20:29:26 PST
10 Minute Blowgun
10 Minute Blowgun - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheUltimateChallenge Requirements Sewing needleShoelace Scissors Stick glue (optional)Two 1/4" diameter straws Needle Find a sewing needle about 2" long. Thick sewing needle but not to thick Body To make the body find a shoelace any color you please. Cut the end to about 1/4" and cut down the string to about...
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 14:00:39 PST
Homemade pocket knife
Homemade pocket knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> martijno_0 In this instructable I`m going to show you how to make your own pocket knife! you can make it any shape you like, be creative and make the knife you`ve always wanted !!!!!  Be careful, this is a sharp object, be cautious while making/using it  !!!!!!!!  please don`t be hard on my English, i`m not...
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Sun, 10 Nov 2013 11:40:05 PST
Home Made Kinfe
Home Made Kinfe - More DIY How To Projects]]> mattycook1 Start Making A Knife First you need • scrap metal about 5mm thick• drill• grinder or drop swore• chalk Mark The Blade Out I already cut some teeth out on the blade then marked it out. Dont worry if you make a mistake the chalk rubs out Cut It Out When cutting it out have a tape near by b...
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Sat, 9 Nov 2013 16:01:33 PST
DIY Narrow Tang Knife Handle Clamp... TacticallySharp Ever wonder how a custom knife maker puts a handle on a hidden tang knife without buying any special  tools. I way most of us do it is to buy a wood clamp and modify it. I use a Bessey EZS 15-8 for most of mine. I have 3 of them. and 1 based on the EZS 30-12. They cost between $15 - $25 depending on...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 16:38:36 PST
Wet molding a leather knife sheath
Wet molding a leather knife sheath - More DIY How To Projects]]> 0Troy I love my Benchmade Fixed Griptilian, and I used to love the sheath. I modded it to snap at the guard, but the cheap nylon where the belt loop attaches is sewn on one side only, and tore out after only four trips into the brush. Kydex is nice and all, but I've had a penchant for those european sty...
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 11:18:32 PST
Pimp out a machete- Warhammer 40K style
Pimp out a machete- Warhammer 40K style - More DIY How To Projects]]> ilpug My friend is heavily into Warhammer 40K lore and culture. He likes sharp things. He likes the Blood Angels.  All of this resulted in a mad 5-hour modification of this machete. He loved it.  Don't know what 40k is?-,000 Don't know what the Blood Angels are?-...
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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 13:05:02 PDT
How to make the assassin's creed rope dart! Assassin Tube This was really fun to play with, but if you do make it then be very careful because it hurts like hell if this stabs you.. Have fun :)
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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 14:52:51 PDT
Bowie Knife
Bowie Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> jhowie103 This is how I made my custom Bowie knife Design The first thing that needs to be done when makeing a knife is always come up witha rough sketch of what u want it to look like The Blank Cut out the blank for your knife Profile Work Once you have cut out your blank you need to clean up the ...
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Fri, 18 Oct 2013 08:59:45 PDT
Homemade Knife
Homemade Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> jhowie103 Wood And Metals The first step that I did in makeing my knife was picking out the metal and wood that I was going to use for the blad and Handel Design My second step was coming up with a design and starting the profile of my blade Handle My third step was the handle I use multiple types...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2013 14:50:08 PDT
JACK - Just Another Custom Knife...
JACK - Just Another Custom Knife... - More DIY How To Projects]]> bricobart I always wanted to make an I'ble with a 'Mythbusters blueprint look' and since I didn't take pictures during this project I thought this might be the perfect occasion. This isn't exactly another knife making I'ble. It's about a journey to build a knife different from the others. It's about a knife ...
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Sat, 5 Oct 2013 23:26:09 PDT
How to use a Rope Dart or Meteor Hammer - Leg Wrap Strike [Martial Arts] smabber The rope dart and meteor hammer are ancient chinese weapons most commonly known as part of the chinese martial arts category named 'flexible weapons'. The rope dart and meteor hammer are very similar in construction as both consist of a length of thick rope or chain usually measured to 3 or more met...
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Wed, 2 Oct 2013 06:23:22 PDT