Intro: DIY Soda Can Knife
This instructible will show you how to make a DIY knife out of common household materials
Step 1: What You Need
Aluminium Cans (the more the better)
Step 2: Let's Get Started
Start by pouring water int a bowl and adding some liquid soap
Next stir the soap into the water (keep in mind that this instructible is about being recourscful)
Then put your cans in the soapy water and rinse them out
Step 3: Preparing Your Cans
For this step you have to be carful!!!
Cut off the tops and bottoms of the cans with your exacto knife
Step 4: Cut the Can
Next you simply cut the can down the middle
Step 5: Start the Knife
For this step you want to start cutting the actual knife shape out.
Start by making a cut like this
Step 6: Support
You have probably noticed that the knife is very flimsy, so what you want to do is hot glue a Popsicle stick to the handle of the knife on each side.
Then cut a Popsicle stick in half and glue it to the top half of the knife and connect the tow with another half Popsicle stick
Step 7: Handle
This handle is made by cutting a piece of leftover can to the same length of the handle and wrapped around then secured with hot glue
Step 8: Finish
Cut a piece of aluminum an long as the blade and glue it around the back of the blade to make the back of the blade dull