Instructables: exploring - workshop - metalworking - blade Sun, 2 Aug 2015 09:45:35 PDT BLOX v1.01 Throwing knife
Throwing knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> mandamados Overall Length: 25 cmBlade Thickness: 4.2 mm Blade Material: Uddeholm arne steel Profiling the knife shape Profiling the knife shape with an angle grinder. Use drill grinding wheels to profile the curves of the knife. Grinding used Uddeholm Arne tool steel, 6mm thick. But the knife should be a...
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 10:14:14 PDT
Mini Katana
Mini Katana - More DIY How To Projects]]> JimJamUrCreation First off, I would like to thank mrballeng for inspiring this instructable, specifically his Skelton Key project. There are many different tools and methods that I used to create the Mini Katana, and there are many OTHER tools and methods that could be used to perform just about every step. Use a me...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 22:44:34 PDT
Fixed Blade Razor/Hobby Knife
Fixed Blade Razor/Hobby Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kyleluvspets Xacto knives are great. But sometimes they are a pain, from wearing out, to just being too dangerous. So, I decided to make a simple, cheap, and fast alternative that I can customize. This project actually started out with a goal to create a razor in the context of shaving, but plans always change. ...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 06:21:17 PDT
How to make a Batarang like "The Dark Knight"
How to make a Batarang like "The Dark Knight" - More DIY How To Projects]]> The King of Random Who would have guessed a rusty old table saw blade could make such a nice batarang? In this project turn some old shop accessories, into high-speed, superhero throwing stars. Watch The Video! WARNING:Never throw at people or property. Possession or use of throwing knives or throwing stars may...
By: The King of Random

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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 08:05:35 PDT
Cast a blade!
Cast a blade! - More DIY How To Projects]]> PowellMade When I was a kid my father used to make jewelry. I watched him make amazing things and I could always count on him knowing how to do something that would help me with my projects. One day I asked him to make me a fish necklace. I was surfing at the time and everyone was wearing something interes...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 02:13:08 PST
Hidden Blade Design Concept
Hidden Blade Design Concept - More DIY How To Projects]]> RedE-6 I always wanted to create an Assassins Creed style hidden blade. And I have now managed to come up with a design idea which should open and close with a flick of the hand. If anyone is going to make this, please remember that THIS IS NOT A TOY and using sharp object can be dangerous. Therefore I adv...
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 08:59:03 PST
Handmade knife and Acid etching
Handmade knife and Acid etching - More DIY How To Projects]]> ElmarsM Hi! This week my dad will celebrate his 46th birthday, so I decided to make him a gift that's useful. Some time ago he used to go hunting regularly so he has one really good Italian handmade knife, but i hope that he will like this one too.Also this guy: Garra23 asked if i could make an instructable...
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 04:15:11 PDT
Knife Making
Knife Making - More DIY How To Projects]]> magnamite9 Knife making as a great way to put old scrap pieces of metal to use. From things like old files with broken handles or just chunks of steel, knifes are surprisingly simple in their making, it is really just the time needed to make them. In this instructable, we'll be looking at the basics of making ...
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 09:38:17 PDT
Kitchen Knife Conversion
Kitchen Knife Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> jreah so here we have one of my instructables here i have decided i dont like conventional kitchen knives and i am also an avid knife collector my self so i thought i would pimp these out. Gather Knives my sister was moving house and has just got a new set of knives so i have acquired her old ones, he...
By: jreah

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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 11:07:44 PDT
my first metal project: Assassin's Creed Hidden Blades
my first metal project: Assassin's Creed Hidden Blades - More DIY How To Projects]]> Bwilson Props i learnt how to use a Dremmel/Drimmel this week. despite being terrified at first, i got down to work on two of my own hidden blades. one of which i started last year and just finished up this year. for the hidden blades,you'll need: a Drawer Slide or two a Dremmel/Drimmel a sh@t ton of cutting head...
By: Bwilson Props

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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:41:41 PDT
Lawn Mower Blade Sharpening Tool graydog111 I generally sharpen the blades for my 60 inch cut mower 5 sets per session.  The mower uses 3 blades, so that's 15 blades.  I use a Bench grinder but holding them while sharpening is a tiring, difficult job.   I thought, "There must be a better way of doing this."  I made this tool which consists of...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:23:07 PDT
Making a knife with a Japanese hamon
Making a knife with a Japanese hamon - More DIY How To Projects]]> clockworkfish Have you ever noticed the wavy line on Japanese swords that is shown in just about every single anime and samurai movie? The proper name for this line is a Hamon and if you want a sword with a real one adorning its edge that will set you back a few grand. However with patience and decent understan...
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 15:36:55 PST
Acid Knife Etching | DIY | Quick and easy way of making your knife look cool.
Acid Knife Etching | DIY | Quick and easy way of making your knife look cool. - More DIY How To Projects]]> SlavicFMJ This is my new Instructable on how to Acid Etch your knife. Knife Etching video Here is what you need: - Knife- Ferric Chloride $12.50 - Nail Polish $3 - Nail Polish remover $3 - 400 grit sand paper - Tall bottle or a container - Paper towels So as you can see this project doesn't require much mone...
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Sat, 18 Jan 2014 13:41:08 PST
Bench made knives blkhawk Bench made knives are the ones made with the aid of bench tools. For a knife to be truly handmade it needs to be done without the use of power tools. To show respect for those artisans: blacksmiths and bladesmiths that do not rely on bench tools to complete their art, I am using the right term to de...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 11:15:24 PST
How I make a knife J-Parker How I make a knife... A slideshow video of how I make a knife. (For my nephew Warren, who loves every thing knives and wants to Know how to make his own) Sorry for the slideshow, but I can't edit video for anything.
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Sat, 3 Aug 2013 06:03:24 PDT
1st homemade knife (W/ Limited Tools) JohntMurdock This is my first homemade knife. I had some 16 gauge carbon steel laying around and decided to try my hand at making a small knife over the coarse of two days. Though it is thin it still works fine for its size. I'd like to mention that I hadn't done any knife making research prior to trying to make...
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Sun, 28 Jul 2013 18:40:00 PDT
Lawnmower blade camping knife
Lawnmower blade camping knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> mitsaru Here is a short tutorial on how to make a camping knife from a old lawnmower blade. Safety First step is safety, The metal will be hot, the files are abrasive, the spray of sparks is eyeball piercing. Please be safe and use common sense. Personal protection should be worn at all times, even if it...
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Tue, 21 May 2013 22:28:21 PDT
Make A Tiny Model Sword From Solder Scraps
Make A Tiny Model Sword From Solder Scraps - More DIY How To Projects]]> AmpOwl A while ago at a robot competition, my friends were playing with solder wire, making flimsy little swords and hitting each other with them. Later, I was wondering if it was actually possible to make a usable blade with solder, and so the Solder Sword was born. (Ok, its really just a little knife, bu...
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Mon, 29 Apr 2013 12:28:43 PDT
Hidden Blade (D/A Retract and Release) Ahmagorian Alright, This is simple. Or at least it should be, because it sure looks simple on paint. Before we start I am sorry, I haven't gotten the parts for this and would really like to make a real one, but I got too impatient and just had to share my ideas. I'll come up with a more detailed schematic late...
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Fri, 10 Aug 2012 21:25:55 PDT
Make a Sewing Seam Ripper from a Bandsaw Blade
Make a Sewing Seam Ripper from a Bandsaw Blade - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jason von Techshop I like this project because the process is fun, the product really is useful, and it's a simple way to get to know tool steel. (It even includes some blade making techniques!) I used a piece of old bandsaw blade, 1in wide, which was too chewed up to be repaired. It's good steel - springy but holds...
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Wed, 28 Mar 2012 11:58:48 PDT
Forging a Knife From a Nicholson File, Part One
Forging a Knife From a Nicholson File, Part One - More DIY How To Projects]]> The Metal One This is the process by which i forged a knife from an old Nicholson file. enjoy. From this point forward you are forewarned; forging is a dangerous activity. it includes high temperatures, heavy hammers, and lots of smoke. always work in a well ventilated area, use good leather gloves, and wear eye...
By: The Metal One

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Wed, 8 Feb 2012 22:42:56 PST
Hidden Blade - Assassin's Creed inspired the_burrito_master Hey there I've been working on a this project on and off this summer. (mostly this fall) As you can see it's A hidden blade, I started with a ,desk drawr slide ,some sheet metal (For the blade and part of the trigger mech) ,a few nuts and bolts ,and some thick steel wire. also a paper clip or 2 ben...
By: the_burrito_master

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Thu, 10 Nov 2011 11:43:42 PST
How I made a knife HanzieO This is a Photo diary of a knife I made today. This is my first knife and my choice of design was limited to the size of good scrap steel I had in my shed. I will probibly use it in the kitchen for meat and cooking while camping.  The steel is a old 7' saw blade that I had lying around. I t was a ...
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Sat, 30 Jul 2011 09:33:49 PDT
home made knife cobalt420 this is a knife i have constructed for fishing!
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Sat, 12 Feb 2011 15:44:50 PST
Process of Making a Scrap Knife Kaiven This is a video I made a long time ago that I just found recently.  Decided to upload because it pretty much covers the entire process I use for making a scrap parts knife. Enjoy!
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Sun, 16 Jan 2011 16:54:23 PST
Handmade Knife
Handmade Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> gedion4000 In this intructable, I will be showing how to make a fairly simple yet professional handmade knife using 5 basic steps 1 design 2 shape 3 heat treat 4 sharpen 5 finish When it comes down to it, the actual list of materials in the knife consist of Steel (1/8" 0-1 in my case) and paracord. I did how...
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Mon, 29 Nov 2010 16:50:34 PST
Out the Side Full Metal Xiphoid - Pictures Kaiven Here is a slideshow showing better pictures of my OTS Xiphoid. The video of it in action can be found here:
By: Kaiven

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Mon, 8 Nov 2010 14:10:21 PST
Out the Side Full Metal Xiphoid - Complete Kaiven Alas, my project is finally completed. Took about a month to do. Firstly I thank Sinza and his awesome forum. Thank you. Made of steel, aluminum, and a copper wire. Very cool to use. Completely my own design. I didn't even try borrowing ideas from other sources. I did realized after I build this gau...
By: Kaiven

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Fri, 24 Sep 2010 19:59:07 PDT
SA OTF Xiphoid MK IV - Arm Mounted Blade Kaiven  Single Action Out the Front Xiphoid Mark Four This is the fourth xiphoid I have made. It's pretty simple, and works very well. This is NOT meant to be from Assassin's Creed! Though I love the game, this is UNRELATED. Made from a drawer slide, 5 bolts, 9 nuts, strips of homemade faux leather, 4 ke...
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Wed, 14 Jul 2010 16:22:51 PDT
Sword Making by Stock Removal
Sword Making by Stock Removal - More DIY How To Projects]]> Deathatsix       This is a sword i made for a good friend a couple years ago. It's one of the few i've taken pictures of most of the process of making it. Usually i just zone out and go at it. This sword took me about a week of working late nights after my day job to make.  There are many different ways to ...
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Sat, 10 Jul 2010 20:35:34 PDT
Batman's Bladed Vambraces
Batman's Bladed Vambraces - More DIY How To Projects]]> ineverfinishanyth  I was recently watching Batman Begins and my obsession with cool weapons and gadgets got me thinking. I was especially fascinated by the bladed vambraces that Batman uses to catch himself from sliding off the cliff. The design I eventually came up with is quite a simple one and is not very heavy on...
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Fri, 18 Jun 2010 11:05:12 PDT
My armor and weapons the_burrito_master I am currently working on a spangien helmet ,and a katana. I've made ninja stars , a tonfa , and started nunchucks.
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Sun, 18 Apr 2010 23:04:20 PDT
How To Make A Bladesmiths Forge
How To Make A Bladesmiths Forge - More DIY How To Projects]]> trf In this Instructable I will be explaining how to convert that old barbecue grill sitting in your yard next to all that junk into a furnace capable of heating up steel to forge long items such as knives,daggers,and small swords. Before we begin I would like to say I am not responsible for any injury ...
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Thu, 19 Mar 2009 11:59:27 PDT
Cheap, good quality Shuriken throwing star
Cheap, good quality Shuriken throwing star - More DIY How To Projects]]> Andyman3k I've searched and searched, but no where could I find instructions on how to make a nice, high quality, amateur throwing star. In this instructable, I will guide you through the process of making a steel shuriken for under 10$ (if you already have the tools).DISCLAIMER: This is a WEAPON and is not f...
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Sun, 26 Aug 2007 20:46:55 PDT