Intro: One Cent Arrowhead
intro: in this instruct-able, I will show you how to make an arrowhead for one cent.
Step 1: Materials
Step 1: Gather Materials
you will need
1 Set of scissor-like incredibly strong cutting device. (must be able to cut a penny)
Vice (semi-optional, you can probably get it to work without, but it makes life easier)
flat head screw driver
Step 2: Making the Arrow Head
use the hammer to flatten the penny as thin as possible without tearing the metal
besides making it sharper it work hardens the metal, making it stronger.
cut the penny into a sharp wedge shape, about 30 degrees.
Step 3: Making the Arrowhead 2
Cut of the round bottom of the arrowhead.
Step 4: Making the Notches for Attachment
Using the Flathead like a chisel, make to notches on either side of the arrowhead to wrap string through for the attachment to the shaft
Step 5: Sharpening
using the whet stone sharpen the edges at about a 27 degree angle. pay special attention to the tip.
now your ready to attach the arrowhead.