Pocket-sized First Aid Belts and Clothes Cutter

Here is a simple emergency-tool for cutting safety belts and wounded people's clothes.

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Step 1: Inventory

Nowadays we all have an app in smartphone that collects our discount cards so there's a lot of plastic that should not be wasted. I offer you to make a simple tool for cutting safety belts in car crashes, wounded people's clothes and shoelaces - all you need is three cards, office knife, double-sided tape or glue.

Step 2: Cutting Side Cards

So cut a line in a card - the angle doesn't matter I suppose, than put another card under it and cut the same line.

Step 3: Cutting Middle Card

This one would need the same line but also put a piece of blade on it and trace the outline of the blade - it's simple, because blade's shape is simple. Than just put the blade inside, that's it. Put this part between two cards you already have, glue it all together or use double-sided tape (as I did). And make the inlet opening wider because if you'll use it in an emergency situation it might be difficult to put a safety belt in.

Step 4: Try It

After you finish - try to cut something, just to test.

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    joen

    7 months ago

    I like this! It also makes a nice letter opener. Great job!