In this clip, learn how to do a fun trick with your balisong knife called the Ice Pick Spin. This move is fun and impressive and with this tutorial you will be able to master it in no time. So, follow along and start spinning your balisong every which way.
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.
So, you want to make a sword but don't have the means or money? Nonsense. You can make one at home with the help of everyday tools & materials. In this five-part tutorial, learn how to make your very own homemade sword at home. Materials and tools needed include: Two and half foot piece of weldable steel, adjustable plyers, electrical tape, spray paint (cosmetic - optional), bench grinder, 600B ultra fine sandpaper, 320B sandpaper, 320C sandpaper (this paper is not water resistant), a sanding...
Watch this video tutorial to see how to do an "advanced horizontal opening" 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.
You want a balisong knife, but don't want to buy one? Well, this weapons video tutorial will show you how you can build your own. Just sit back, relax, don't cut yourself, and see how to build a homemade butterfly knife.
In this video, you get to see how to perform a 360° strider wrap using paracord. The knife that is being used in the video is a RAT Izula, but the wrapping technique can be used on any knife with a bare or skeletonized handle. All you need is your knife and five feet of paracord.
The Red Hawk 123 demonstrates how to remove rust from a laminated steel knife. Rust can accumulate on a knife from a day's worth of exposure to damp conditions. To remove the rust, use water, baking soda, a rust prevention oil compound and an old toothbrush. Scrub the rust off the knife using the toothbrush, baking soda and water. Baking soda is adhesive and noncorrosive which is why it is able to easily remove the rust from the knife. This method will remove patina from the knife blade. To p...
With just a little butter and rubbing alcohol you can clean a sword to a beautiful bright shine. This video tutorial will demonstrate the process to clean a sword with butter and rubbing alcohol. Just beware that the sword in this video is dull and you should never wipe the blade as demonstrated with a sharp knife or sword, unless you don't care much about your fingers.
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.
This video is to show how to perform the move known as the Y2K rollover. It's not that hard of a move, it just takes practice. Hope this video helps you to be "one" with your butterfly knife, cause it should be.
This video tutorial will show you how to do the "advanced pen thumbover" balisong knife trick. Just watch and learn how to do the open thumbover with a few extra add-ons, using the balisong or butterfly knife. You will see the step-by-step speed of the move, along with the full speed of it.
This is some intense knife tricks including aerials, transferring, two hand staggering, two handed independence and quick draw techniques for knife handling.
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 windmill or twirl trick with your knife. It looks pretty much like it sounds.
It's important to make sure your knives are in tip-top shape when using them to cook or hunt. The sharper the knife, the easier cuts can be made without much force. In this video, you'll see how the sharpen a knife using a stone block. Here are the instructions for sharpening the knife:
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!
Learn how to tie a display knot on a Sageo for a sword's saya. The Sageo is the hanging cord made of silk, cotton or leather that passes through a hole in the kurigata of a Japanese sword's saya (or scabbard or sheath, which holds the blade of a sword).
This is a short instructional on how to get that blade out fast with your folding knife. Watch the mechanisms of the thumbstud lock and learn the fast technique of flipping it out, so you could look cool. All the girls will be flocking to you in no time.
This video shows you how to wrap any knife with a bare handle using paracord. The wrap, called the 180 katana wrap, offers excellent texture and comfortablity. In the video, two different colors of paracord are being used, which is not necessary, but it does make a cool design!
If you know how to twirl a balisong knife, otherwise known as the butterfly knife, then you're in good shape. If you want to learn something a little harder, this is the video tutorial for you.
Turn a benign office pen into a prison style pen shank modified knife. Swith the pen fill upside down and switch the cap direction so you can slide the pen from your watch.
Learn how to make a handle and sheath for your sword. Swords are not toys. They are very dangerous and can cause serious injury or death when used improperly. Extreme caution should be used with these utilities and children should always be supervised by an adult when dealing with power tools and / or swords.
This video shows how to braid or make your own lanyard similar to what knife maker Chris Reeve uses on his Sebenza folding knives. Use 550 and your golden.
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. ...
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 ?? ??.
This brief video tutorial will show you how to care for and adjust a spring-assisted knife. You'll learn care techniques for spring-assisted knives as well as instructions on how to keep your knife in proper adjustment for optimal performance. You might need an Allen Wrench for loosening your knifes.
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!
This video is to show how to perform an aerial move with your balisong, also known as the butterfly knife. This instructional is meant for beginners. If you don't already know the knife in the video, it's a Benchmade model 42. Okay?
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...
In this tutorial we learn how to modify a machete. First, get the handle of the machete away from the work bench by clamping it down. Mark on the machete where you want to sharpen it at using a marker and then sharpen it using a piece of steel rubbed diagonally against it. Keep your angle the same until all the steel from the area is gone. Then, take off the shoulder of the factory edge using the same method. Then, go on the flip side of the machete and sharpen the spine of it for just a few ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Presenter has a used Swiss Army knife confiscated by the TSA. This is a unique kind of a knife and the presenter shows you how to open the instrument and clean it:
If you're interested in making your own sword, knife, dagger, whatever, learning some blacksmith techniques is a great way to start. So with this video tutorial, you'll be finding out how to fold, twist, and straighten metal in blacksmithing. Good luck, be safe, and enjoy!
Keeping your machete sharp is vital to ensuring it's continued sharpness and cutting power. If you're out of the bush and find that you blade is getting dull, try out the tips in this video. It will show you how to use a rock and water to sharpen and polish your blade back to full cutting power.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to throw a knife as a combat style. Knife throwing is a combat skill that involves the user to be skilled in the art of throwing knives, the weapons thrown and a target. Viewers will learn all the techniques to throw a knife such as: how to grip the knife, the wrist action, the finger action and the release of the knife. Viewers will learn different throwing techniques. It provides a slow-motion demonstration of each technique. This video will benefit...
Samurai swords are some of the most elegant and deadly weapons man has ever created, get expert tips and techniques for Japanese sword fighting in this free video.
Have you tried everything to sharpen you knives? Have you tried using a belt? In this video by Mountain Hollow learn about how to sharpen your knife with the assistance of a belt to help get that knife sharper than ever.
If you know nothing of the balisong, the so-called butterfly knife, then this is probably the first place to start. This video tutorial will show you how to properly open your balisong or butterfly knife. It may seem a little bit intuitive, but seeing it first might help out anyway.