How to Sharpen a Knife the Macgyver Way

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This is an easy and cheap way to sharpen a knife in a Macgyver way using household objects.

With these simple parts you can restore the factory edge to the knife without spending a lot of money.

Step 1: Watch the Video

Watch the video and see how easy it is.

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Step 2: Material

You will need for this project:

- Bull clips

- Piece of wood

- Sandpaper (wet, small grain )

- Kitchen towel

- A glass of water

Step 3: How To

Attach the sandpaper to the piece of wood with the bull clips, and place on top of a wet kitchen towel so it doesn't move around.

Put some water on top of the sandpaper and you are ready to start.

Place your knife on a 10 to 15 degree angle in relation to the sandpapaer and move up and down to sharpen the knife, do the same thing to the other side of the blade.

And it's that easy, even Macgyver will be proud.



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    4 years ago on Introduction

    If you used a piece of glass the wet sandpaper should stick to it. Well, 3M will stick, Norton usually curls up.