Introduction: Simple Up-Cycled Knife Sharpener
Using basic household materials and equipment, make your own knife sharpener!
Drill, Hammer, Chisel, Saw, Sandpaper, Cloth, Ruler
Flat stone, smaller stone, Water, Wood plank (roughly 400mm x 300mm), Pencil, Polish.
Step 1: Find a Stone
Step 2: Check for Abrasion!
Rub with sandpaper and water, if a paste is formed, it is suitable.
Step 3: Grind With Smaller Stone
Grind down rough areas until flat.
Step 4: Sandpaper Until Smooth
Use increasing grits of sandpaper to achieve a smooth finish.
Step 5: [OPTIONAL] Polish the Stone
Step 6: Plan Cuts on Wood
Measure thickness of wood and plan accordingly.
Step 7: Cut Wood
Step 8: Chisel Half Lap Joints
Ensure the joints are perpendicular to the board.
Step 9: Cut Pencil
Step 10: Sand the Pencil
Step 11: Drill Peg Holes
Step 12: Hammer Pegs
Step 13: Sharpening Your Object...
Push away from you and ensure the blade is straight. Make sure to use sharpen the whole of the blade otherwise the blade will become uneven.