How To: Perform a false backhand opening with a balisong knife

This move, like many others, probably has a variety of names, but for this video tutorial, we'll call it the false backhand opening. So, if you think you have what it takes to be a great butterfly knife slinger, watch and see how to perform a false backhand opening with a balisong knife. It's not as easy as it looks, so be prepared to bleed, bleed on the blade.

How To: Fast draw a balisong knife

This video tutorial is to show you how to perform a fast draw with your balisong, otherwise known as the butterfly knife. This instructional is meant for beginner balisong users. If you don't already know the balisong knife in the video, it's a Benchmade model 42. This fast draw could be helpful as a self-defense move, but don't get too fast or you might hack your thumb off.

How To: Make a knife really sharp

If you own a knife, it's important that you keep it as sharp as possible. Having a dull knife can be troublesome since it may be more difficult to use. In this video tutorial, you'll find out how to make a knife really sharp using the appropriate material found at certain stores. Good luck, be careful and enjoy!

How To: Make a cord-grip knife handle

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a cord-grip knife handle. You will need some paracord to do this. Use two separate pieces to cover the entire handle so it's comfortable and not just wrapped around. This is a grip that swords have and the way they turn. The grip should feel very soft and comfortable to handle. This is also great if you are out in the wild and need some extra paracord, you can untie it from your knife and use it. You can apply it to the knife by hand or by using a vice. ...

How To: Make Your Knife as Sharp as the Devil Himself

This article is written for those of you who are not satisfied with just having a sharp knife, and for those of you who would like to make your knife as sharp as the devil himself. There are many ways to sharpen a knife, and my method is just one of many, so before we begin, let me explain the pros and cons of this particular sharpening method.

How To: Do a Y2K trick with butterfly knife or balisong

Balisongs (sometimes known as butterfly knives) are one of the most dangerous and also most fun to play with types of knives in the world. They're even illegal in many places! If you have one though, chances are you're itching to learn some cool new tricks that you can do with it's awesome spinning folding blade. This video will show you how to do a Y2K, a cool intermediate-difficulty spinning move that looks very, very cool.

How To: Do a palm spin with a trick knife

Hold the knife in the palm of your hand and push it with your index finger, let gravity proceed with rotating the knife, this is basically a 'grip switch' and not a complex twirl or spin. To practice, it is recommended to use a knife with a dull blade, this reduces the chance of cutting yourself on accident, and once you get comfortable with a dull blade, you can move onto a razor sharp blade, however careful use is highly advised.

How To: Do a "Y2K rollover" balisong knife trick

Watch this video tutorial to see how to do a "Y2K rollover" balisong knife trick. The balisong knife, commonly referred to as the butterfly knife, has been portrayed negatively by the media and as a result has been outlawed in many areas throughout the the United States. The balisong knife is frequently associated with gangs and violence for no legitimate reason, but merely because it's frequently a "bad guy" weapon in movies and television.

How To: Do basic Tsuka-Maki (wrap the tsuka) on a katana

Ever hear of Tsuka-Maki? Nope? Well, Tsuka-Maki literally means the art of wrapping the tsuka, which is the hilt or sword handle. There is a mighty elogance and complexity to Tsuka-Maki, but this video tutorial will show you how to do basic Tsuka-Maki. You can do this on your katana, but realize this is the basic form of wrapping the hilt or handle. If you want a more permanent wrap or are wrapping a higher end sword, use hishigami.

How To: Make a paper sword template

Looking to make a sword? Feeling a little bit like a ninja today..or a medieval warrior? No problem! If you are sword hungry one day and not the next check out this tutorial and learn how to make a weapon out of paper. This tutorial will show you how to make a template for a paper sword that can be used in cosplay, for Halloween or just for fun. Be careful, and try to avoid papercuts!

How To: Spray paint your pocket knife

Just like with painting the inside of your home, spray painting certain items can add new life to anything. But like regular painting, you need to have the time and proper preparation needed before you apply any paint on whatsoever. In this tutorial, you'll find out how you can spray paint your pocket knife in a short amount of time. So good luck and enjoy!

How To: Do a "pinwheel" balisong knife trick

Watch this video tutorial to see how to do a "pinwheel" balisong knife trick. The balisong knife, commonly referred to as the butterfly knife, has been portrayed negatively by the media and as a result has been outlawed in many areas throughout the the United States. The balisong knife is frequently associated with gangs and violence for no legitimate reason, but merely because it's frequently a "bad guy" weapon in movies and television.

How To: Do a Charlie Chaplin with butterfly knife or balisong

Balisongs (sometimes known as butterfly knives) are one of the most dangerous and also most fun to play with types of knives in the world. They're even illegal in many places! If you have one though, chances are you're itching to learn some cool new tricks that you can do with it's awesome spinning folding blade. This video will show you how to do a Charlie Chaplin, or continuous finger roll, trick with you knife, which consists of you spinning the knife around your finger continuously withou...

How To: Wrap a knife handle with lanyard

Cord wrapping your knife to make a lanyard is a great way to add utility to your hunting knife while also making it easier to carry. 1. Tape a 10-foot long piece of cord to the underside of the knife handle, about an inch from the blade, so that a foot of cord hangs off the side of the tape near the bottom of the handle, and about nine feet hangs off on the side of the blade. 2. Wrap the nine-foot piece of cord tightly around the knife handle, starting a half inch above the tape, with each lo...

How To: Perform spins with a basic iaido sword correctly

This video tutorial will show you how to perform spins with a basic iaido sword correctly, safely and easily. It's a semi-detailed video lesson on basic sword spins in iaido, which is a Japanese martial arts associated with smooth, controlled movements of drawing a sword from a scabbard, striking an opponent, removing blood from a blade and returning the blade to the scabbard. Also, these techniques are used in the Korean martial art of Haedong Kumdo ?? ??.

How To: Make Altair's hidden blade from Assassins Creed

Since the creation of video games, players have been introduced to a variety of unique stories as well as cool looking tools. Now this tutorial will focus on one of those tools, or weapon, that was first made popular by the game Assassins Creed. It's a weapon that is not only silent and deadly to use in the game, but make a great weapon when it comes to being stealthy. So enjoy this tutorial on how to make the hidden blade from Assassins Creed. Oh and please make sure you don't harm anyone or...

How To: Wrap a strider knife with a paracord rope style

If you just purchased a breacher bar for your survival kit, and the handle isn't wrapped, read on and you will find an easy solution to doing it yourself. An EOD breacher bar is a military surplus multi-use hand tool, used by bomb technicians, SWAT members and police officers, for prying, cutting, or pounding. It is a bare metal bar with no wrapping on the handle. Brian, from ITSTactical, performs a demonstration for wrapping a breacher bar using the Strider knife wrap technique. Implementing...

How To: Perform a backhand twirl with a balisong knife

This is a video tutorial on how to perform a backhand twirl with a balisong knife. If you don't have a balisong knife, well, maybe you should go out and get one. Butterfly knives are fun, and safe, if you know what you are doing, otherwise you'll hack a finger off. If you're a safe user, see how to do a trick, the backhand twirl with a balisong knife.

Prev Page