Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools - knife http://www.instructables.com Sat, 1 Aug 2015 11:29:06 PDT BLOX v1.01 The Blade Runner Multi-material Electric Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Blade-Runner-Multi-material-Electric-Knife/
The Blade Runner Multi-material Electric Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/JIO0/IBQCH5D2/FFYJIO0IBQCH5D2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/JIO0/IBQCH5D2/FFYJIO0IBQCH5D2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/JIO0/IBQCH5D2/FFYJIO0IBQCH5D2.SMALL.jpg Gregarious There are plenty of Instructables showing how to make hot cutters for foam but I have not seen one that uses this less smelly and more effective method. This approach is definitely an unusual use for an ordinary thing, that gives EXTRAORDINARY results. It started with a cutting need I found some ...
By: Gregarious

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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 20:18:22 PDT
Cheap cutting board and kitchen knife to Shark flex tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-cutting-board-and-kitchen-knife-to-Shark-fle/
Cheap cutting board and kitchen knife to Shark flex tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/L1PM/IBFRHG8Z/FQHL1PMIBFRHG8Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/L1PM/IBFRHG8Z/FQHL1PMIBFRHG8Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/L1PM/IBFRHG8Z/FQHL1PMIBFRHG8Z.SMALL.jpg ZachShazzy This will show you how to make a piranha type tool with a cheap knife and cutting board. Base I was looking at the pirrahna gear tie tool thingies, and thought they were really sweet, however I'm broke so I had to come up with something on my own. The shark was born. This project is super customi...
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 15:31:27 PDT
Sharpening Stone Caddy http://www.instructables.com/id/Sharpening-Stone-Caddy/
Sharpening Stone Caddy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/URV2/I9N3M6XD/F7VURV2I9N3M6XD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/URV2/I9N3M6XD/F7VURV2I9N3M6XD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/URV2/I9N3M6XD/F7VURV2I9N3M6XD.SMALL.jpg TabLeft This is a simple sharpening stone caddy to hold my diamond plates and strop when not in use. It holds the active sharpening stone in the top recess for quick touch ups when using chisels etc.
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Wed, 13 May 2015 15:16:10 PDT
Marking Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Marking-Knife/
Marking Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/HST4/I9N3M651/FPDHST4I9N3M651.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/HST4/I9N3M651/FPDHST4I9N3M651.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/HST4/I9N3M651/FPDHST4I9N3M651.SMALL.jpg TabLeft Making a marking knife from an old tree branch and an old reciprocating saw blade
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Wed, 13 May 2015 15:08:33 PDT
making a better blade http://www.instructables.com/id/making-a-better-blade/
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 11:48:04 PDT
Making a zero cost marking/carving knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-zero-cost-markingcarving-knife/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 18:52:02 PDT
Knife Making - Make an heirloom! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-knife-for-your-great-grandkids/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:13:45 PDT
Modern Shave Horse, http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Shave-Horse/
Modern Shave Horse, - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/OR5V/I7BQG57A/FPPOR5VI7BQG57A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/OR5V/I7BQG57A/FPPOR5VI7BQG57A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/OR5V/I7BQG57A/FPPOR5VI7BQG57A.SMALL.jpg MoTinkerGNome Howdy y'all. This weekend I finally built a tool that I have always wanted, a shave horse. Once upon a time when I was in the SCA I made a little stool using some branches and a piece of firewood. The key component to building that little stool was a shaving bench used in conjunction with a drawk...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 10:38:41 PDT
'yo-yo' aka 'baby-bird' folding knife pendant (UPDATED) http://www.instructables.com/id/yo-yo-folding-knife-pendant/
'yo-yo' aka 'baby-bird' folding knife pendant (UPDATED) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/OX4Q/I7L6V9YE/FDEOX4QI7L6V9YE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/OX4Q/I7L6V9YE/FDEOX4QI7L6V9YE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/OX4Q/I7L6V9YE/FDEOX4QI7L6V9YE.SMALL.jpg bricobart I've always wanted to design a useful pendant. Not just a pendant. And not just a tool. But a tool, with such good looks that it has nothing tool-ish. Okay, I made a DARC and I'm the proud author of The Wasp. They àre quite good looking, thank you, but calling these mindsick designs 'pendant-able' w...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 11:43:47 PDT
folding kitchen knife http://www.instructables.com/id/folding-kitchen-knife/
folding kitchen knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/IZ97/I71QDFOW/F3GIZ97I71QDFOW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/IZ97/I71QDFOW/F3GIZ97I71QDFOW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/IZ97/I71QDFOW/F3GIZ97I71QDFOW.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus I had an idea to see if I could make a small thing big. As I was making dinner I pondered what smaller objects could be remade into a larger version when it hit me; Why not make a folding knife large enough to cut up my vegetables?!Continuing a trend of questionable ideas, here's how I turned a smal...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 16:38:09 PDT
Cheap Drill Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Drill-Conversion/
Cheap Drill Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/3FSS/I53I1JQX/FYP3FSSI53I1JQX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/3FSS/I53I1JQX/FYP3FSSI53I1JQX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/3FSS/I53I1JQX/FYP3FSSI53I1JQX.SMALL.jpg transistor2 This is a super easy way to make your cheap drill run as either a corded or cordless drill, that way you dont have to throw away the battery. It took me about 15 minutes to do it and it can be done with just about any drill. What you will need. Any drill that is battery operated expensive or chea...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:25:15 PST
Sharpening Disposable Planer Knives http://www.instructables.com/id/Sharpening-Disposable-Planer-Knives/
Sharpening Disposable Planer Knives - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/R4X2/I27GUGKN/FFCR4X2I27GUGKN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/R4X2/I27GUGKN/FFCR4X2I27GUGKN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/R4X2/I27GUGKN/FFCR4X2I27GUGKN.SMALL.jpg NelsonStudios I have been using this trick for years and it will normally extend the life of the planer knives three fold. Nothing fancy here, not much that can go wrong.Tools Needed:-Sharpening stones. I use a diamond set that has served me well.Cautions:-Please unplug the tool.-Even old blades can be sharp en...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 11:38:51 PST
Etch Your Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Etch-Your-Knife/
Etch Your Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/SV2R/I1XEOB1A/FTSSV2RI1XEOB1A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/SV2R/I1XEOB1A/FTSSV2RI1XEOB1A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/SV2R/I1XEOB1A/FTSSV2RI1XEOB1A.SMALL.jpg NickInventor37 Use household materials to etch a design into your knife or any metal to be exact. Materials Knife (to etch) hobby knife, tape, vinegar, salt, wires, 9v battery, cotton swab, and a bowl. Prep Mix salt and vinegar. Now add tape to knife and cut out etching design of your choice. (Make sure tape...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 08:33:02 PDT
Sugru aplication for cutting at right angles using a knife http://www.instructables.com/id/sugru-aplication-for-cutting-at-right-angle-with-a/
Sugru aplication for cutting at right angles using a knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/CZH7/I1Q9D68F/FJ3CZH7I1Q9D68F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/CZH7/I1Q9D68F/FJ3CZH7I1Q9D68F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/CZH7/I1Q9D68F/FJ3CZH7I1Q9D68F.SMALL.jpg p_ter_z In this instructable I am showing how to use Sugru to make a knife capable of cutting thick materials at right angle. find two plates that are cut at right angles and stick them together using adhesive tape. Put the knife blade between the two plates. Find some appropriate object and put it ...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 12:02:15 PDT
How To Get ANY Knife Razor Sharp! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Get-ANY-Knife-Razor-Sharp/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:58:26 PDT
Hatchet (Solid Steel) Restoration and Wood Handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Hatchet-Solid-Steel-Restoration-and-Wood-Handle/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:27:43 PDT
How To Sharpen Your Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Sharpen-Youre-Knife/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:01:57 PDT
Antler Handle for Trowel http://www.instructables.com/id/Antler-Handle-for-Trowel/
Antler Handle for Trowel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/5OPH/HZQTEBYQ/F025OPHHZQTEBYQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/5OPH/HZQTEBYQ/F025OPHHZQTEBYQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/5OPH/HZQTEBYQ/F025OPHHZQTEBYQ.SMALL.jpg FlatCatRussellandtheTennesseeTwo As an archaeologist, I use a trowel a LOT. A few years back, my dad made me a custom trowel with a stag horn handle. I absolutely love that trowel and in the years since, I've made a few others. I get a lot of compliments on these and people often ask me how I made them. The techniques I use here co...
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 14:12:58 PDT
recycling an old soldering iron into a heated knife http://www.instructables.com/id/recycling-an-old-soldering-iron-into-a-heated-knif/
recycling an old soldering iron into a heated knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/QSU6/HZI91JJ9/FKIQSU6HZI91JJ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/QSU6/HZI91JJ9/FKIQSU6HZI91JJ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/QSU6/HZI91JJ9/FKIQSU6HZI91JJ9.SMALL.jpg pucksurfer Have you ever needed a tool, that you don't have? This happened to me, but instead of stumping me, it inspired me into making my own version of this tool. I had an old soldering iron that was no longer capable of melting solder, so I put two and two together and got this. I made a heated knife for c...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:25:04 PDT
How To Close A Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Close-A-Knife/
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 18:57:25 PDT
Replace the Battery on a Myerchin Lightknife http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-the-Battery-on-a-Myerchin-Lightknife/
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:25:16 PDT
PVC Foam hot-wire Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Foam-hot-wire-Knife/
PVC Foam hot-wire Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/S7OL/HVTWC5AH/F7SS7OLHVTWC5AH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/S7OL/HVTWC5AH/F7SS7OLHVTWC5AH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/S7OL/HVTWC5AH/F7SS7OLHVTWC5AH.SMALL.jpg kokpat The wire can modify to any shape for cutting.Since it is powered by 2 AAA battery (quite powerful, u can use 1 battery),it will melt the foam before it touch it, so the hot-wire will not change it's shape during "cutting".the nylon tie in the front stop the battery holder and the screw at the tail m...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 22:33:31 PDT
How to Repair Pocket Knife Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Repair-Pocket-Knife-Clip/
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 09:57:33 PDT
Stylish Box Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Stylish-Box-Cutter/
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20:20:21 PDT
Make-shift belt sander from portable bandsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-shift-belt-sander-from-portable-bandsaw/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/WOB8/HRPBMUW5/FV5WOB8HRPBMUW5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/WOB8/HRPBMUW5/FV5WOB8HRPBMUW5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/WOB8/HRPBMUW5/FV5WOB8HRPBMUW5.SMALL.jpg Dustin Rogers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d4ER1AYtXm8I needed a way to put an edge back on some butcher knives without spending hours with a sharpening stone. Here's how I converted my portable bandsaw into a belt sander. 
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:06:19 PDT
Razor Sharp Razor Blade Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Razor-Sharp-Razor-Blade-Knife/
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 20:31:02 PST
Stealthy EDC USB Razor Zipper Pull http://www.instructables.com/id/Stealthy-EDC-USB-Razor-Zipper-Pull/
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Fri, 10 Jan 2014 06:04:36 PST
Knife Making Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Knife-Making-Materials/
Knife Making Materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/HT2A/HPG4OFCA/FQRHT2AHPG4OFCA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/HT2A/HPG4OFCA/FQRHT2AHPG4OFCA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/HT2A/HPG4OFCA/FQRHT2AHPG4OFCA.SMALL.jpg MandalorianMaker Knife making is a intricate and sometimes hard process, good craftsmanship is essential. Many knifes today are not good quality. Especially sheath knifes, and too get good quality the big businesses charge too much (btw**dont buy a sheath knife if it isn't full tang). Many people do not care about t...
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 07:32:20 PST
(*UPDATE*)No-Forge required Knife v 1.1 http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Forge-required-Knife/
(*UPDATE*)No-Forge required Knife v 1.1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/J87N/HPFZRVBX/FY2J87NHPFZRVBX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/J87N/HPFZRVBX/FY2J87NHPFZRVBX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/J87N/HPFZRVBX/FY2J87NHPFZRVBX.SMALL.jpg MandalorianMaker Hey this is a knife I made out of a piece of a metal fire pit grate I will be making more updates and will add more as i have time, enjoy. metal Basically for a no forge knife you need some already flat but durable metal such as lawnmower blades then you need to flatten any curves in the metal (s...
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Sat, 21 Dec 2013 17:59:28 PST
Homemade Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Knife-4/
Homemade Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/AFQU/HP4LP5M9/FHRAFQUHP4LP5M9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/AFQU/HP4LP5M9/FHRAFQUHP4LP5M9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/AFQU/HP4LP5M9/FHRAFQUHP4LP5M9.SMALL.jpg fedegarcia this is my second knife, i did it at school in my free periods, so i hope you all like it Making Old Tool Soft For Shaping at first, put your old tool inside an oven (900degree celsius). after the tool is all colour red, take it off from the oven and let it become cold inside of a bowl full of sa...
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:10:02 PST
DIY Multifunction Pocket Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Multifunction-Pocket-Tool/
DIY Multifunction Pocket Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/EPZM/HP1Q56O8/FN1EPZMHP1Q56O8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/EPZM/HP1Q56O8/FN1EPZMHP1Q56O8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/EPZM/HP1Q56O8/FN1EPZMHP1Q56O8.SMALL.jpg Matt2 Silver I started this project because I wanted a more convenient way to carry and store the variety of 1/4" bits that I like to keep with me for my day to day tinkering.  Once I had something that served that purpose I thought it would be fun to try to pack in a bit more utility by adding on some features ...
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 14:08:59 PST
Knife Sharpening Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Knife-Sharpening-Jig-1/
Knife Sharpening Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/YQNC/HMVJA8W8/FAIYQNCHMVJA8W8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/YQNC/HMVJA8W8/FAIYQNCHMVJA8W8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/YQNC/HMVJA8W8/FAIYQNCHMVJA8W8.SMALL.jpg jgeepers Here's how I made a jig to hold my sharpening stones.  For years I have sharpened my knives on a bench stone (with the stone resting on a table or "work bench"), and most of the time, I'd hold the stone in my hand.  I didn't like having the stone flat on the table, so most of the time, I'd hand hol...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 11:49:19 PDT
Keep a knife sharp (using a steel) http://www.instructables.com/id/Keep-a-knife-sharp-using-a-steel/
Keep a knife sharp (using a steel) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/UL9D/HLZRVHO3/FDVUL9DHLZRVHO3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/UL9D/HLZRVHO3/FDVUL9DHLZRVHO3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/UL9D/HLZRVHO3/FDVUL9DHLZRVHO3.SMALL.jpg Ryan271828 Keep your knives sharper, longer, by using a steel every time you pick up a knife.  Lots of people complain that their knives are dull, but I don't think I've ever seen a home cook use a steel (even though they are included in many knife sets). I want to be clear here (and possibly clear up some mi...
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 15:13:15 PDT
Using sugru for a custom surgical knife guard http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-sugru-for-a-custom-surgical-knife-guard/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/CMB8/HJGDZQQR/FPYCMB8HJGDZQQR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/CMB8/HJGDZQQR/FPYCMB8HJGDZQQR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/CMB8/HJGDZQQR/FPYCMB8HJGDZQQR.SMALL.jpg ddegagne Surgical knives are very nice and sharp so they have some pretty good uses outside the medical world. But they aren't all that safe to use and they sure aren't all the comfortable. So add a little bit of Sugru and some molding skills and tada. Knife guard. Warning: Not recommended for knives used i...
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Wed, 24 Jul 2013 22:11:39 PDT
Pocket Knife Maintenance: Tighten, Adjust, or Reposition Your Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Knife-Maintenance-How-to-Tighten-Adjust-/
Pocket Knife Maintenance: Tighten, Adjust, or Reposition Your Clip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/ATQL/HFPTGURN/F1YATQLHFPTGURN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/ATQL/HFPTGURN/F1YATQLHFPTGURN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/ATQL/HFPTGURN/F1YATQLHFPTGURN.SMALL.jpg kennethsime When Spyderco introduced their ClipIt pocket knives in the 1980s, they used what they called an integral clip which was made of plastic, and was formed as a one-piece extension of the handle scale. While some of these knives are still around, many were lost when the clips eventually snagged on somet...
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Mon, 22 Apr 2013 16:34:36 PDT
Pocket Knife Maintenance: Cleaning and Lubricating http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Knife-Maintenance-Cleaning-and-Lubricating/
Pocket Knife Maintenance: Cleaning and Lubricating - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/07VS/HFSH4QRU/FTH07VSHFSH4QRU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/07VS/HFSH4QRU/FTH07VSHFSH4QRU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/07VS/HFSH4QRU/FTH07VSHFSH4QRU.SMALL.jpg kennethsime You've probably heard the old adage "a dull knife is a dangerous knife." I'd like to introduce a new adage: "a dirty knife is a dangerous knife." While the internals of a pocket knife are not overly complicated, the function of the knife can impeded by pocket lint, especially around the pivot and lo...
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Mon, 22 Apr 2013 10:24:02 PDT
Marking Knife on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Marking-Knife-on-the-cheap/
Marking Knife on the cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/FKF8/HDXM93OK/FQ2FKF8HDXM93OK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/FKF8/HDXM93OK/FQ2FKF8HDXM93OK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/FKF8/HDXM93OK/FQ2FKF8HDXM93OK.SMALL.jpg gilleseg I have been slowly getting into woodworking and decided I would start with a few small project to build my skill.  So i looked in the normal places for projects and plans.  I subscribe to Chris Schwarz webpage and often receive his emails about the things he is working on.  One of his emails was abo...
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Tue, 5 Mar 2013 18:56:54 PST
Sagys 100: refurbishing an old argentinian scissor http://www.instructables.com/id/Sagys-100-refurbishing-an-old-argentinian-scissor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/2ATD/HCJO3B0A/F5V2ATDHCJO3B0A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/2ATD/HCJO3B0A/F5V2ATDHCJO3B0A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/2ATD/HCJO3B0A/F5V2ATDHCJO3B0A.SMALL.jpg notingkool This is an old scissor that i inherited from my grandpa. It have an aluminum body with detachable blades, made of swedish steel. It also have a very clever desing of the screw that pivot both blades. Now y only sanded, polish and sharp it. Probably i paint the body of a similar color than the origin...
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Sun, 3 Feb 2013 18:20:29 PST
Knife sharpening jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Knife-sharpening-jig/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/BV4X/HCB87ZYU/F14BV4XHCB87ZYU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/BV4X/HCB87ZYU/F14BV4XHCB87ZYU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/BV4X/HCB87ZYU/F14BV4XHCB87ZYU.SMALL.jpg matosmeister This is a knife sharpening jig I made recently. i have no photos of the building process. If anyone wnats any details just ask, and i will provide any detail about the build. I'm pretty happy with the results i've been getting, it is very effective and precise.This saves me a lot of money, I spent s...
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Sun, 27 Jan 2013 16:48:12 PST
Sharpen and Set Plainer Knives http://www.instructables.com/id/Sharpen-and-Set-Plainer-Knives/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/E4T8/HAQ2ZNEE/FIUE4T8HAQ2ZNEE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/E4T8/HAQ2ZNEE/FIUE4T8HAQ2ZNEE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/E4T8/HAQ2ZNEE/FIUE4T8HAQ2ZNEE.SMALL.jpg NelsonStudios I know people spend hours agonizing over 1000ths of an inch, setting up jigs and dial indicators and those method WILL provide better results.  What about if you don't have those tools?  What about if the machine simply needs to be sharpened and put back into service now, today.  Well my method work...
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Mon, 14 Jan 2013 08:29:15 PST
Better X-acto knife handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Better-X-acto-knife-handle/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/7F2A/H8CVI9BJ/FFR7F2AH8CVI9BJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/7F2A/H8CVI9BJ/FFR7F2AH8CVI9BJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/7F2A/H8CVI9BJ/FFR7F2AH8CVI9BJ.SMALL.jpg sethcim This is a silly one-liner, but here we go!  One day I couldn't find the handle for my knife, and tried using a vice-grip instead. It's incredibly ergonomic! I'm not kidding. The regular ones are too small and put unneeded strain on the fingers. Definitely room to try making a handle from shape lock ...
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Wed, 17 Oct 2012 11:32:18 PDT
Turn a sharpener blade into an X-Acto Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-sharpener-blade-into-an-X-Acto-Knife/
Turn a sharpener blade into an X-Acto Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/K8F7/H742YVYH/F89K8F7H742YVYH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/K8F7/H742YVYH/F89K8F7H742YVYH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/K8F7/H742YVYH/F89K8F7H742YVYH.SMALL.jpg aeszok After stumbling upon Instructable very recently, i found many of the 'ibles required a sharp scalpel or "X-Acto" Knife, which (aside from snatching them from my school classroom) are hard to come by in Australia. So I quickly got to work creating a cheap DIY one for basically nothing but a sharpener...
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Mon, 17 Sep 2012 02:49:25 PDT
Salt Water Metal Etching http://www.instructables.com/id/Salt-Water-Metal-Etching/
Salt Water Metal Etching - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/D9OH/H51ASBHR/FJXD9OHH51ASBHR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/D9OH/H51ASBHR/FJXD9OHH51ASBHR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/D9OH/H51ASBHR/FJXD9OHH51ASBHR.SMALL.jpg t.wheat I am a sword and knife enthusiast who always found the little etching on the side of my weapons super cool. I searched the web for several ways to make my own etchings on my weapons. To my dismay, there were few methods that did not contain harsh, dangerous chemicals that I didn't have at that time....
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Tue, 24 Jul 2012 21:16:46 PDT
A Hot Knife, cuts plastic, rope opens welded plastic cases. http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Hot-Knife-cuts-plastic-rope-opens-welded-pla/
A Hot Knife, cuts plastic, rope opens welded plastic cases. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/KWTO/GXUZIJ42/F8BKWTOGXUZIJ42.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/KWTO/GXUZIJ42/F8BKWTOGXUZIJ42.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/KWTO/GXUZIJ42/F8BKWTOGXUZIJ42.SMALL.jpg killbox Manufacturers love to blisterpack, and glue shut, and weld closed all sorts of plastic things.  making it really hard for those of us whom wish to fix or modify or even recycle them! This trick will get you up and rolling easy and cheaply slicing into plastic "like a hot knife through..... uhm plas...
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Thu, 26 Jan 2012 11:46:47 PST
Recycled HDD Powertool (Disk of Prometheus) http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-HDD-Powertool-Disk-of-Prometheus/
Recycled HDD Powertool (Disk of Prometheus) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/O294/GS3BDNIZ/FD5O294GS3BDNIZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/O294/GS3BDNIZ/FD5O294GS3BDNIZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/O294/GS3BDNIZ/FD5O294GS3BDNIZ.SMALL.jpg mhkabir UPDATE 09/04/2011: Hey guys, I have entered the Disk of Prometheus in the Green Living and Tech. Contest, Please VOTE for me!! In my last instructable related to recycling old HDDs, I had designed a sander from a junked HDD for as little as $5. But, the old design had its limitations and i had got ...
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Sun, 4 Sep 2011 06:06:52 PDT
Toothbrush X Acto knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Toothbrush-X-Acto-knife/
Toothbrush X Acto knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/7IOJ/GPBD5EWW/F6U7IOJGPBD5EWW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/7IOJ/GPBD5EWW/F6U7IOJGPBD5EWW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/7IOJ/GPBD5EWW/F6U7IOJGPBD5EWW.SMALL.jpg embochner I picked up a pack of 5 X Acto blades- number 11- for fifty cents at a flea market, and being that I do not own an actual x acto knife, I made one out of a toothbrush.   This is my first Instructable, I apologize for not having pictures for all the steps, making this into an Instructable was an aft...
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Tue, 5 Jul 2011 16:20:05 PDT
getting a knife razor sharp with sand paper http://www.instructables.com/id/getting-a-knife-razor-sharp-with-sand-paper/
getting a knife razor sharp with sand paper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/CWZT/GLDDSBFS/FJTCWZTGLDDSBFS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/CWZT/GLDDSBFS/FJTCWZTGLDDSBFS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/CWZT/GLDDSBFS/FJTCWZTGLDDSBFS.SMALL.jpg Omegablood I this instructable you will learn how to sharpen a knife with sandpaper and a strop. materials required a knife sandpaper 800, 1000, 1200, 1500, 2000, 2500 water leather strop stropping compound piece of glass ( I used one out a picture frame that is 3/32", but the thicker the glass you can find t...
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Thu, 17 Mar 2011 04:17:09 PDT
Hand made Knife Sharpening Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-made-Knife-Sharpening-Jig/
Hand made Knife Sharpening Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/C99J/GJHV8U3X/FS2C99JGJHV8U3X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/C99J/GJHV8U3X/FS2C99JGJHV8U3X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/C99J/GJHV8U3X/FS2C99JGJHV8U3X.SMALL.jpg deebee2u I have seen some jigs on the internet for giving a knife blank a "grind" or profile.  This is the step before the final edge that is used for cutting.   I have started to work scrap metal into knives, so I thought I would try my hand at making  one of these jigs. I wanted it to 1)  fit my small wor...
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Mon, 31 Jan 2011 16:24:13 PST
Modify a Tomahawk http://www.instructables.com/id/Modify-a-Tomahawk/
Modify a Tomahawk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/11AK/GD2JCC7Q/FFY11AKGD2JCC7Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/11AK/GD2JCC7Q/FFY11AKGD2JCC7Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/11AK/GD2JCC7Q/FFY11AKGD2JCC7Q.SMALL.jpg Rob O So I bought a mass market tomahawk the other day.  I'd always wanted one, then stumbled across a website and discovered they were really affordable.  About $30 shipped.  And several different styles to choose from.  I chose a 'Cold Steel Trail Hawk.'  It came in the mail and I was shocked at how B...
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Mon, 23 Aug 2010 22:33:03 PDT
Keep your knife sharp! http://www.instructables.com/id/Keep-your-knife-sharp/
Keep your knife sharp! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/QCR7/GBZYODGK/FB3QCR7GBZYODGK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/QCR7/GBZYODGK/FB3QCR7GBZYODGK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/QCR7/GBZYODGK/FB3QCR7GBZYODGK.SMALL.jpg chrisdp A sharp knife makes any task easier. But we don't always have the time or skill to sharpen like the pro's do, so here is an easy and effective method. Using a stick welding electrode/rod is easy and quick. It won't replicate the results from a oil- or waterstone, but it will keep you working when yo...
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Mon, 26 Jul 2010 14:53:34 PDT