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DIY Easy Knife Making, learn how to make a knife similar to this small 1095 high carbon steel Skinner blade. We have the blanks available in stock. You can then grind the bevels, harden and add almost any type of knife handles. You can also be creative by adding blade texture or metal etching to craft your own one of a kind knife. Check out our short video to see exactly how these knife making blanks are cut to shape with the use of a waterjet machine. We have also posted links to several other short videos that will show you how to make the handles, etch steel harden and sharpen the blade.
Make your own decorative mosaic pins. These pins can enhance almost any knife handle. This short how-to video shows our own easy method to make your own.
Above: Skinner blank finished with full blade etching and sponge micarta scales.
Right: Skinner blank finished with star blade etching, and hybrid alumilite handles.
Skinner knife blank finished with brass bolsters and a hybrid wood and micarta scales.
One of the key design elements of this DIY knife project are the metal etched flames. These flames are created with a 12 volt automotive battery charger, salt water and a cut-out stencil. Check out the above posted short video which details everything you have to know to metal etch flames.
Easy DIY Knife spine filework and spine etching. Easy way to enhance and customize any full tang knife making project.
We cut a section of wood from a piece of firewood. The wood turned out to be maple and had a very cool design. We did have to preserve and stabilize these handles or scales. Check out this short video which details the entire process.
After the handle pin holes are drilled its time to harden and temper the blade. Check out this short video which describes both easy processes.
See how our quality 1095 high carbon steel knife blades are manufactured in this short video
These short how-to knife making videos show how we made a variety of unique blades using our Skinner Knife blank with variations of handle materials and blade texture.
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DIY Knife from waterjet cut blank
Listed below are a variety of short how-to videos that will help with your DIY knife making project.
How to make your own easy DIY kydex knife sheath.
These two how-to videos show how to use jigs to easily grind bevels and plunge cuts.Perfect for finishing any of our knife blanks.
Once the blade is shaped, beveled and polished and before heat treating its time to drill holes for the pins. Check out this short video which shows how to sharpen and keep using your old drill bits.
#KFBS Skinner Knife Blank
6 1/2 length x 3 1/4 width 3/16 thick
1095 High Carbon Steel
$24.95 +$8.00 P&H for up to 4 blanks