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.