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How To: Modify a machete

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 ...

How To: Sharpen a knife with a convex edge

In this video, we learn how to sharpen a knife with a convex edge. First, you will need to have your knife and your edge ready at hand. Now, grab your knife and lay it flat on a surface. After this, grab your convex edge and brush the knife against it. Brush the knife along it on both of the sides until you feel that the knife is sharp enough. When you are finished, try cutting something with your knife to see how sharp it is, then sharpen again if you need to. Make sure to keep the paper ove...

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: Do a simple opening 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 simple opening with your knife, which is the first trick that you should learn and will probably remain the one you use the most.

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 windmill trick with a 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 windmill or twirl trick with your knife. It looks pretty much like it sounds.

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 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: Do a latch drop 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 latch drop trick, which involves opening the knife by holding it by the latch and dropping it. Try it, but be safe!

How To: Improve the handle of a golok

If you don't know what a golok is, it's basically a machete that was used by the British army starting in the 50s. It's a mean looking weapon that is sure to cause fear in the hearts of any enemy. It's a pretty big knife, with many of them extending to more than a foot, and can weigh differently, depending on how it was made. In this quick tutorial, you'll see how to improve the handle of a golok by using some simple material. Good luck and enjoy!

How To: Use the "wave" feature on knives

In this video, learn all about the "wave" feature on many popular knives. This feature originated on Emerson brand blades and became wildly popular. In this tutorial, learn the best ways to use this feature and the quickest ways to deploy your weapon. Be careful and follow along to take advantage of this fun feature.

How To: Make a lightweight throwable paper Kunai knife

In this video tutorial, you'll find out how to make a lightweight throwable paper Kunai knife. It's easy to get all the pieces together and takes maybe an hour or two to place everything where it needs to go. So sit back, take notes, and enjoy. Oh, and please don't use this to intentionally hurt anybody or anything! Good luck!

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 fixed blade knife

Although many people may not know it, but everyday household items can be manipulated to make various different tools. As you will find out in this three part video tutorial, you'll find out how to make a fixed blade knife using wood, glue, and a wrench. So check out the videos above to find out more. Oh, and please don't use this knife to intentionally hurt anyone or anything! Good luck!

How To: Make knives from scratch

Making items from scratch can be a difficult thing for most people. The main reason being they may not know how to put it all together and what tools are needed to do so. Something that may be difficult to make is a knife. This requires time, patience, and the right materials needed for making a knife from scratch. This video series will show you how a knife was created using the right material. So good luck and enjoy!

How To: Make a knife out of basic materials

You may not know it, but there are items in your house that can be used to make other items that can be used for different tasks. In this video, you'll see just that. This two part video tutorial shows you how to make a knife using basic materials that are easily found in your home. So sit back, pay attention, and please don't use this to harm anyone or anything on purpose. Enjoy!

How To: Make a butterfly knife out of paper

If you're too young or don't have the money to buy one, making a butterfly knife can be an easy challenge for anybody. Now, it's not a knife made out of metal, but instead is made out of paper. It's really easy to do and can be made in a few short amount of hours. So check out this video tutorial and good luck!

How To: Make a homemade paper butterfly/balisong knife

Sometimes, for whatever reason, it can be tough to purchase a knife that you may not have the money for. Well you should make it yourself! In this video tutorial, you'll find out how to make a homemade butterfly/ balisong knife from scratch. Here's the catch: it's made out of paper. So check it out and good luck!

How To: Buy a fixed blade using helpful tips

Buying a knife can be a tough task for anybody who has no idea about knives or accessories. This four part tutorial, you'll see how to buy a fixed blade using some helpful tips from this video series. It will make life aeasier when trying to buy a fixed blade. So good luck and enjoy!

How To: Make a convex knife sharpener from scratch

It's important from time to time, that you sharpen a knife on a regular basis. Doing so will ensure that you have a nice blade that will cut into anything without needing much force. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to make a convex knife sharpener. It's easy to use and can be done wherever you please. So sit back and enjoy!

How To: Sharpen your knife using various materials

If you're looking for a way to sharpen your knife, there are various materials that can be used to help sharpen it. In this two part video tutorial, you'll find out what kind of materials you can use for sharpening your knife and how to properly do it. So good luck, be careful, and enjoy!

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: Sharpen a knife with a stone block

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:

How To: Sharpen your knife

Is your knife getting rather dull? Is it in need of sharpening but you're not sure how to go about getting that blade back to its original form? In this free knife sharpening tutorial, learn how to sharpen your knife so that it closely resembles what it once was: Sharp!

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: Make paper kunai knives

In this video, learn how to construct kunai knives from paper. A kunai knife is a multi-functional Japanese weapon that is most commonly used by ninjas to gouge holes into walls for climbing. For this project you will need construction paper, scissors, duct tape, and an unsharpened pencil.

How To: Polish a brass finished knife

In this video, Brian shows viewers how to polish the metal parts on a pocket knife. To do so, you will need a bench grinder with buffer attachment and some wd-40. Use the softer side of the attachment and set it to about 5 pounds of pressure. To get started, turn the grinder on and spray the wd-40 on the attachment while it is spinning. Then, run the metal parts of the knife handle over the spinning attachment. Next, use a lint-free cloth to "buff" the finish to remove the black residue from ...

How To: Throw a paper kunai knife

A paper kunai knife is a cool little weapon. It is easy to make, won't really hurt anyone and is fun to throw. Check out this tutorial and learn how to get the best toss out of your paper knife. It might be a little tricky at first but you will get it with practice.

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: 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...

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