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!
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.
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...
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.
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.
Watch these three videos to learn how to use and attach lanyards onto knives. The first one covers attaching it to the knife, the second covers lanyards for folding knifes, and the third shows you how to use a lanyard to change grips.
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...
This video tutorial will teach you how to disassemble a single-edged katana sword from the Swords of Might. This is an easy instructions guide to disassembling the katana sword from an assemble yourself katana kit.
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 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.
Houzan Suzuki demonstrates a method of concealing long bo shurikens and throwing them. The video is in Japanese but the technique is easy to comprehend.
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.
This video tutorial will show you how to correctly close your balisong knife. A balisong knife, otherwise known as a butterfly knife, has an easy opening, but be careful when closing it. Don't hack your thumb off. You won't learn just one balisong closing method, but different techniques.
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 ?? ??.
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.
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 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!
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.
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...
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. ...
Want to make your own knife, but don't know how? Check out this two-part video tutorial to see how to make an easy homemade knife from an old saw blade. To make a knife, you'll need an old circular saw blade, an angle grinder with grinding disc, wire wheel, a pair of pliers, a file, a c-clamp or vise, epoxy and nylon cord.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Sometimes knife handles break or just become old and a new handle would be nice. This video is going to show us how to replace a old handle with a new one. For this project you will need:
This is very good for long distance knife throwing. This tutorial is by
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...
Looking for a way to wrap your knife with a bare handle using paracord? This may be the video for you! In this video tutorial, you learn how to perform the basketweave wrap using paracord for any of your bare or skeletonized handles. The only things that are needed include a knife with a bare handle and five feet of paracord.
Learn a basic twirl for your balisong knife, otherwise known as the butterfly knife. Who knew knife tricks could be so easy?
A knife doesn't do much good if it isn't sharp. Ever tried to cut up vegetables for dinner with a dull blade? You're more likely to cut yourself than the onion.
Learn how to convert a Boker Kalishnikov into an automatic switchblade or switch knife. This video shows you to assember a Boker Kalishnikov. Adjust the handle to your liking, and then fit the blade in. This blade is perfect for use in the woods or for self-defense, or for cutting. Use with caution.
Sharpen your knife easily with the Smiths or Lansky kit. Very informative! Careful though: In this video he made a few mistakes - He said the system
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!
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.