Introduction: Multifunctional One-Handed Kitchen Set - Knife

These are the instructions on how to make the knife component of the Multifunctional One-Handed Kitchen Set. In the spirit of upcycling, the majority of this component is made out of a recycled DVD player.

Step 1: Materials Required

1 x DVD player casing (top panel)

2 x 3D printed handle halves

Tools and additional material required:

Sandpaper, band saw, vice, file, marker, paper

Step 2: Surface Preparation

Sand down the paint from both sides of the sheet metal until bare metal can be seen.

Step 3: Cut to Shape

Place template of knife over metal, draw an outline and then cut out with a band saw.

Step 4: Preparing Blade

Smooth out rough edges with a file and then begin to sharpen blade area with sandpaper.

Step 5: Refining Blade

Cut gripping spikes with band saw and continue sharpening blade with file until fully sharp.

Step 6: Gluing Handles

After mixing well, apply Araldite onto one surface of the blade, and then attached one side of the handle. Wait 10-20 minutes for glue to set until repeating step on other side.

Step 7: Finishing Up

Allow glue to fully set for 16 hours, and then rinse thoroughly. The knife is now ready to use.