Simple Throwing Knife

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Intro: Simple Throwing Knife

I'm sure I'm not the only one who after watching "The Expendables 2" movie felt a undeniable urge to have a throwing knife to mess around with! The movie having boosted my violent tendencies I proceeded to make myself a basic throwing knife.
(No, I did not magically turn myself into a knife, I meant that I built/machined/crafted one :P)

The knife has a pointed end, but no blade. So its pretty safe to throw even for Newbs (Me). I think I used mild steel to make it, though I'm not gonna bet my life on that.

I have a lot of spare time on my hands so after I made the knife I decided to make a sheath, just for the fun of it! . Anyway here's what became of my urge, it's not pretty, but it works really well.

When I make another I'll post a instructional Instructable, in mean time here's a good website! (I will definately be making another, the first is so awesome! :D)

Thanks for reading (If you even read all of that -.-)
Comment, Rate, Subscribe and Happy birthday! :D
Matt

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M.C. Langer

5 years ago on Introduction

It would be interesting if you make some extra knifes and a bullseye. Pretty funny! I love the movie and your knife!

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MattroxM.C. Langer

Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

Yeah! I plan on making some more and I loved the movie, all my favorite actors in one movie!

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GuavChenko

4 years ago

Do a tutorial! People will love you!

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jhowie103

4 years ago

Ill have to make one of those when I get time off of school, nice sheath looks great

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Lorddrake

5 years ago on Introduction

you mentioned that you think it was mild steel .. where did the metal come from (what was it before you made it into a throwing knife)? Maybe we can figure out what kind of metal you used.

BTW great job on the sheath. it looks really good. you should do an IBLE for it.

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MattroxLorddrake

Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

It's the same material is in angle iron... Not sure if that helps? Thanks! I'll have to do that when I get time. :)

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LorddrakeMattrox

Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

if it is angle iron then that is what is called structural steel.

Depending on what type of angle iron it is it can be;
carbon steel,
quenched and tempered steel,
high strength low alloy steel,
or corrosion resistant high strength low alloy steel.

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LorddrakeMattrox

Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

wikiwhat? *shoves his hands in his pockets, turns around and strolls away whistling a jaunty tune*