Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools - knife http://www.instructables.com Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:03:07 PDT BLOX v1.01 Saw Blade And Skateboard Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Saw-Blade-and-Skateboard-Knife/
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Mon, 19 Sep 2016 22:21:17 PDT
Drill-Powered Knife Sharpener! | DIY Woodworking Tools #9 http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Powered-ToolKnife-Sharpener-DIY-Woodworking-/
Drill-Powered Knife Sharpener! | DIY Woodworking Tools #9 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/K08W/IQYT31D9/FNPK08WIQYT31D9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/K08W/IQYT31D9/FNPK08WIQYT31D9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/K08W/IQYT31D9/FNPK08WIQYT31D9.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 There is one thing that is in common with almost all of my tools, and all of our kitchen knives - They are dull.Very dull. They are about a sharp as a brick.We always buy the highest quality knives that we can afford, yet we pretty much never sharpen them. Ignoring the fact that Dull knives are more...
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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 17:59:15 PDT
Low Budget Knife-maker's Bench Grinder http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Budget-Knife-makers-Bench-Grinder/
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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 20:03:19 PDT
Changing Blade on Cheap Fake Dagger Blade Into Handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-Blade-on-Cheap-Fake-Dagger-Blade-Into-Han/
Changing Blade on Cheap Fake Dagger Blade Into Handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/3M8P/IQ9PLTTR/FL93M8PIQ9PLTTR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/3M8P/IQ9PLTTR/FL93M8PIQ9PLTTR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/3M8P/IQ9PLTTR/FL93M8PIQ9PLTTR.SMALL.jpg TwizzT If you need a knife to a movie or a photoshoot or just pranking your friends.This is how you make a new blade and change it into the cheap knife.I have to say i'm sorry i could not take pictures when i make the new blade.I could not take pictures but you see how the blade is made. And if you needsom...
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Wed, 6 Jul 2016 09:16:02 PDT
Screwdriv'ify your knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Screwdrivify-Your-Knife/
Screwdriv'ify your knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/R7SN/ISCBNPMY/F8QR7SNISCBNPMY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/R7SN/ISCBNPMY/F8QR7SNISCBNPMY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/R7SN/ISCBNPMY/F8QR7SNISCBNPMY.SMALL.jpg bricobart Calling this one an 'instructable' would be kind of rude, and featuring it almost an insult.But, since there's no category called 'five-minute-projects' I decided to publish it anyway - maybe it can be helpful for someone somewhere sometime.In fact, this howto is just a modification of a knife handl...
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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 13:26:53 PDT
How to Sharpen Knives http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Sharpen-Knives/
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Sun, 19 Jun 2016 20:13:58 PDT
Easiest mess free foam cutter ever http://www.instructables.com/id/Easiest-Mess-Free-Foam-Cutter-Ever/
Easiest mess free foam cutter ever - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/5GU2/IOLU81FG/F0S5GU2IOLU81FG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/5GU2/IOLU81FG/F0S5GU2IOLU81FG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/5GU2/IOLU81FG/F0S5GU2IOLU81FG.SMALL.jpg MakinThings The goal of this ible is to show you how to make a simple and inexpensive foam cutting blade. I've already posted how to make hot wire cutters, and there are hot knives and scoring method, but I have found what is probably the easiest and cheapest way to cut long perfect piece for uses like home ins...
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Mon, 23 May 2016 18:45:26 PDT
DIY EDC Pen Spear http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-EDC-Pen-Spear/
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Sat, 14 May 2016 09:21:35 PDT
How to Make a Magnetic Honing Guide (For Sharpening Chisels & Hand Planes) | DIY Woodworking Tools #5 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Magnetic-Honing-Guide-For-Sharpening/
How to Make a Magnetic Honing Guide (For Sharpening Chisels & Hand Planes) | DIY Woodworking Tools #5 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/0AYM/INYS53PR/FHE0AYMINYS53PR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/0AYM/INYS53PR/FHE0AYMINYS53PR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/0AYM/INYS53PR/FHE0AYMINYS53PR.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 "When the [wood's] grain tears out, I wanna tear my hair out." - GmoonWhile this problem does not occur because of Trichotillomania, It definitely does happen because you aren't sharpening your Hand-Planes correctly.An easy way to hold a Hand-Plane, Or a Chisel in place while sharpening, Is by using...
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Mon, 9 May 2016 10:36:52 PDT
How to Sharpen Your Knife Using a Whetstone | Tips & Tricks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Sharpen-Your-Knife-Using-a-Whetstone-Tips-T/
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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 05:38:32 PDT
How to Level/Flatten Your Whetstone | Tips & Tricks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-LevelFlatten-Your-Whetstone-Tips-Tricks/
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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 05:27:18 PDT
A Bit Better Bit Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Bit-Better-Bit-Holder/
A Bit Better Bit Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/2QPS/IM6LCN2O/FTI2QPSIM6LCN2O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/2QPS/IM6LCN2O/FTI2QPSIM6LCN2O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/2QPS/IM6LCN2O/FTI2QPSIM6LCN2O.SMALL.jpg russ_hensel When using your cordless drill as a screw driver, you frequently need to change bits. Not only do the screws come in different sizes there are also different styles, straight, square, phillips, star.... So you need the bits handy, easy to see, easy to sort, and easy to get out of their holder. Thi...
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Thu, 24 Mar 2016 15:07:29 PDT
Workshop and outdoor knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Workshop-and-Outdoor-Knife/
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Thu, 24 Mar 2016 04:49:43 PDT
A Simple Marking Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Simple-Marking-Knife/
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Thu, 3 Mar 2016 10:39:31 PST
How to make a Medieval Morning Star (Flail) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Medieval-Morning-Star-Chain-Mace-/
How to make a Medieval Morning Star (Flail) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/ORAN/IJUAEPU7/FZTORANIJUAEPU7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/ORAN/IJUAEPU7/FZTORANIJUAEPU7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/ORAN/IJUAEPU7/FZTORANIJUAEPU7.SMALL.jpg Double Edged This is a project that I did as a request for a youtube fan. I found it a great build despite being a deadly weapon. If you are wanting to build this I would advise that you take lots of care and ask parents, if under 18 and check with the law in your area. In my case, my parents were fine with this...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 15:33:44 PST
How to Restore a Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Restore-a-Knife/
How to Restore a Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/BNY3/IJSX7R69/F3DBNY3IJSX7R69.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/BNY3/IJSX7R69/F3DBNY3IJSX7R69.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/BNY3/IJSX7R69/F3DBNY3IJSX7R69.SMALL.jpg Double Edged Hey guys, this is my video of how to restore a knife. It is really easy and quick and you can put as much or as little effort into it depending on the result you are after. If you want to see more of what I do just head to my youtube channel. Thanks for watching and good luck with the build, if...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 14:11:29 PST
2x4 Wusak Woodworker's Ultimate Swiss Army Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/2x4-Wusak-Woodworkers-Ultimate-Swiss-Army-Knife/
2x4 Wusak Woodworker's Ultimate Swiss Army Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/1QM8/IJOMU7EL/FSL1QM8IJOMU7EL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/1QM8/IJOMU7EL/FSL1QM8IJOMU7EL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/1QM8/IJOMU7EL/FSL1QM8IJOMU7EL.SMALL.jpg myrmac I was born in Switzerland and as boy I was told : "Real boys always have a knife and string in their pocket!" I like pocket knives and collect them. The "SwissChamp"can be considered Victorinox's current masterpiece. Consisting of 8 tool layers containing almost every tool. But still not the ones s...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 10:28:50 PST
Restoring An Antique Drawknife http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-An-Antique-Drawknife/
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Sat, 21 Nov 2015 18:58:45 PST
how to break off the blunt end of stationery cutter knife http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-break-off-the-blunt-end-of-stationery-cutte/
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Wed, 4 Nov 2015 08:17:35 PST
Disposable putty knifes http://www.instructables.com/id/Disposable-putty-knifes/
Disposable putty knifes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/W9C3/IDK8BOP8/FIMW9C3IDK8BOP8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/W9C3/IDK8BOP8/FIMW9C3IDK8BOP8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/W9C3/IDK8BOP8/FIMW9C3IDK8BOP8.SMALL.jpg Hashem_Mehyar While fixing some dents in the cars, i came across some holes in weird places, and some contours that i wasn't able to fill properly with having to torture my self with alot of sanding.This is very easy and quick to make, and proved very practical.I used some wooden tongue depressors(can be obtained...
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 14:42:41 PDT
The Blade Runner Multi-material Electric Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Blade-Runner-Multi-material-Electric-Knife/
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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/
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 15:31:27 PDT
Sharpening Stone Caddy http://www.instructables.com/id/Sharpening-Stone-Caddy/
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Wed, 13 May 2015 15:16:10 PDT
Marking Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Marking-Knife/
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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/
making a better blade - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/BORV/I8CVWDAS/FURBORVI8CVWDAS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/BORV/I8CVWDAS/FURBORVI8CVWDAS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/BORV/I8CVWDAS/FURBORVI8CVWDAS.SMALL.jpg AlexZ2 My blades constantly snap while cutting hard objects, and i am afraid that the flying shrapnel might hit me. I decided to create a better blade that won't snap, be safer, and can stay sharp longer. What you need -pliers-your blade-lighter hold the blade with the pliers, and put the flame of...
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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/
Making a zero cost marking/carving knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/P8TE/I84BA5ZA/F3EP8TEI84BA5ZA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/P8TE/I84BA5ZA/F3EP8TEI84BA5ZA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/P8TE/I84BA5ZA/F3EP8TEI84BA5ZA.SMALL.jpg aserialpeace I saw a few knives on the apocalypse challenge, but they all seem to require either buying a knife blank (not too realistic in a SHTF situation), or doing some forge work, which is a bit involved. I decided to make a small marking/carving knife out of scrap in my shop, stuff similar to what could fa...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/OR5V/I7BQG57A/FPPOR5VI7BQG57A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/OR5V/I7BQG57A/FPPOR5VI7BQG57A.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/OX4Q/I7L6V9YE/FDEOX4QI7L6V9YE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/OX4Q/I7L6V9YE/FDEOX4QI7L6V9YE.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/IZ97/I71QDFOW/F3GIZ97I71QDFOW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/IZ97/I71QDFOW/F3GIZ97I71QDFOW.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/R4X2/I27GUGKN/FFCR4X2I27GUGKN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/R4X2/I27GUGKN/FFCR4X2I27GUGKN.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/SV2R/I1XEOB1A/FTSSV2RI1XEOB1A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/SV2R/I1XEOB1A/FTSSV2RI1XEOB1A.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/CZH7/I1Q9D68F/FJ3CZH7I1Q9D68F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/CZH7/I1Q9D68F/FJ3CZH7I1Q9D68F.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
Hatchet (Solid Steel) Restoration and Wood Handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/LIEV/I0LCKBY0/FT0LIEVI0LCKBY0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/LIEV/I0LCKBY0/FT0LIEVI0LCKBY0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/LIEV/I0LCKBY0/FT0LIEVI0LCKBY0.SMALL.jpg Corasaurus Rex After going through some camping stuff I found an old hatchet that I always enjoyed using because of the weight and head size. It was extremely rusted and the rubber handle was cracked causing it to slip off while being used. I decided that I would try to breathe life into this old hatchet for som...
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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/
How To Sharpen Your Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/0PZK/I05F4082/FC80PZKI05F4082.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/0PZK/I05F4082/FC80PZKI05F4082.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/0PZK/I05F4082/FC80PZKI05F4082.SMALL.jpg jerickson15 I am going to show you how to sharpen your knife. Materials Needed A knifeA sharpening stoneand oil (optional) Step 1 First you take your knife and hold it in your hand with the blade on the stone at a 45° angle. Step 2 Run the blade on each side for 5 or 6 times and switch. Step 3 Depe...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F02/5OPH/HZQTEBYQ/F025OPHHZQTEBYQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F02/5OPH/HZQTEBYQ/F025OPHHZQTEBYQ.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/QSU6/HZI91JJ9/FKIQSU6HZI91JJ9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/QSU6/HZI91JJ9/FKIQSU6HZI91JJ9.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
How To Close A Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/QFKJ/HXGUODF3/FTUQFKJHXGUODF3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/QFKJ/HXGUODF3/FTUQFKJHXGUODF3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/QFKJ/HXGUODF3/FTUQFKJHXGUODF3.SMALL.jpg vsauce2thextreme First Step First you need a knife Step 2 Then you need to open it Step 3 The you need to look for the inside of the knife Step 4 You will see a metal piece blocking the knife. Then push the metal to the left. Step 5 The you will slowly lift up Step 6 Once almost fully closed pull ...
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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/
Replace the Battery on a Myerchin Lightknife - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/BC81/HWLD555N/FIZBC81HWLD555N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/BC81/HWLD555N/FIZBC81HWLD555N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/BC81/HWLD555N/FIZBC81HWLD555N.SMALL.jpg Code128 I picked up a used Myerchin lightknife on ebay that was missing its battery. I was unable to find anything online about what type battery or how to replace it so after I figured it out, I decided to post it here in case anyone else went looking. It has the numbers 11177 stamped into the blade, and a...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/S7OL/HVTWC5AH/F7SS7OLHVTWC5AH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/S7OL/HVTWC5AH/F7SS7OLHVTWC5AH.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
How to Repair Pocket Knife Clip - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/ZU1Z/HUICGSQF/FGMZU1ZHUICGSQF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/ZU1Z/HUICGSQF/FGMZU1ZHUICGSQF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/ZU1Z/HUICGSQF/FGMZU1ZHUICGSQF.SMALL.jpg s6fitzgerald I did this at Techshop.The clip of my pocket knife got caught and bent outwards. It was inconvenient and I decide a quick fix was in order.Supplies Needed:- 1 Bent up pocket knife- Wooden shim- Bench vise Shimmy Shimmy Ya I used a piece of scrap paneling from the bin in the wood shop. I hit it ...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 09:57:33 PDT
Stylish Box Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Stylish-Box-Cutter/
Stylish Box Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/40GY/HUDMW1VF/FWF40GYHUDMW1VF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/40GY/HUDMW1VF/FWF40GYHUDMW1VF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/40GY/HUDMW1VF/FWF40GYHUDMW1VF.SMALL.jpg Noodleworks I use a box cutter a lot at work. If I'm going to use a tool often, it only makes sense to invest in something nice. I wanted something that would feel good in my hand while having some real style. Essentially, I took apart a common box cutter from a big box store and replaced the scales with wood. ...
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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/
Make-shift belt sander from portable bandsaw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/WOB8/HRPBMUW5/FV5WOB8HRPBMUW5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/WOB8/HRPBMUW5/FV5WOB8HRPBMUW5.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
Razor Sharp Razor Blade Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/AGQZ/HJAI6E8E/FZ9AGQZHJAI6E8E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/AGQZ/HJAI6E8E/FZ9AGQZHJAI6E8E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/AGQZ/HJAI6E8E/FZ9AGQZHJAI6E8E.SMALL.jpg number8wire When you need a knife that is razor blade sharp why not use a razor blade?  Usually it's because razor blades on their own are so damn dangerous. This project turns a razor blade into a very handy, compact, accurate and most importantly, safe knife. Warning:  this project involves very sharp implem...
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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/
Stealthy EDC USB Razor Zipper Pull - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F49/M7MP/HQ95OZN9/F49M7MPHQ95OZN9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F49/M7MP/HQ95OZN9/F49M7MPHQ95OZN9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F49/M7MP/HQ95OZN9/F49M7MPHQ95OZN9.SMALL.jpg jtalaiver Long time lurker, first time poster. Decided I would share this mini-hack that will take you all of 5 minutes. I got a nice jacket for Christmas and wanted to mod it right away for good EDC use. I knew about the Gerber GDC Zip blade but I couldn't justify the cost for something so small. Quick look...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/HT2A/HPG4OFCA/FQRHT2AHPG4OFCA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/HT2A/HPG4OFCA/FQRHT2AHPG4OFCA.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/J87N/HPFZRVBX/FY2J87NHPFZRVBX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/J87N/HPFZRVBX/FY2J87NHPFZRVBX.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/AFQU/HP4LP5M9/FHRAFQUHP4LP5M9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/AFQU/HP4LP5M9/FHRAFQUHP4LP5M9.SQUARE.jpg https://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