Miniature Folding Pocket Katana (gallery)

Introduction: Miniature Folding Pocket Katana (gallery)

About: Travelling since 2013. I'm currently in Australia for some reason. --- I’m Calvin Drews, and I love to learn, experiment, invent, create, repair, and generally just do things myself. A sort of modern jack o...


I made an I'ble on how to make your own, here.

Please rate and vote! I also have a blog, here!!

A few of these are the katana I made in the 'ible linked above.The one with the longer blade and kanji is version 2.0.

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    12 Discussions

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    TheSurvivor99
    TheSurvivor99

    6 years ago

    This is not really katana like at all. A Japanese knife is called a tanto. But I do not think this fits the definition of tanto. I do not intend to sound unkind.

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    dr.hightime
    dr.hightime

    Reply 3 months ago

    Necropost :D This is reverse tanto or sheepfoot blade.

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    gabe yoo
    gabe yoo

    6 years ago

    Do you sell this?

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    nepheron
    nepheron

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    Have you seen the 'ible for this? In it, I make the blade from an annealed spring, then hardened and tempered it.
    I'm pretty sure there is a link in the desc.

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    black hole
    black hole

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    Oh, okay. I missed that. I saw the link to your blog and kinda got mixed up.

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    Doddity
    Doddity

    8 years ago on Introduction

    Thought this was going to be really lame, until the picture loaded.
    Nice job and thanks for the inspiration

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    nepheron
    nepheron

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    Thanks, I'm glad you're inspired! If you make something cool, don't forget to post a photo :) I have a few pictures of katana model 2.0 on my how-to blog

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    Doddity
    Doddity

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    Yea checked them out too, shame about YouTube commenters huh, made a few planters out of glass bottles using a burning string technique that wasn't nearly as clean as yours

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    zazenergy
    zazenergy

    8 years ago on Introduction

    I'm confused, why are you posting two relatively identical Instructables?

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    nepheron
    nepheron

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    One is a gallery. I can't post pictures on the video ible, so i made a picture 'ible.
    Is that ok?