Advice 1: How to make a wooden knife

Often knives are made of metal – it is a fact. However, there are knives made of other materials. For example, from wood. They have a specific purpose. To make a wooden knife with his hands will help the following recommendations. Wooden knives are used for different purposes. It is a cheap Cutlery, and camping knife, and knife for children's creativity.
How to make a wooden knife
Instruction
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The knife can be manufactured by cutting individual parts from the sheet of plywood medium thickness. For this paper make stencils of parts of a knife: one piece for the blade and two parts to the handle. Then attach the stencil to the plywood, draw and cut parts of a knife. For fastenings make small holes at the beginning of the blade and from both ends of the arm parts. All parts are held together with metal pins or all kinds of materials.
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Another option is making a knife out of wood – knife-balisong from wooden Popsicle sticks. Balisong – a knife-a butterflyknife with a blade that is hidden in folded position in the handle, formed by two longitudinal halves. When opening these halves revolves 180° in the opposite direction of the blade exposing the blade and forming the handle.
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You will need 4 thin Popsicle sticks, 1 Popsicle stick, a few wooden toothpicks to connect the parts. First of all make a drawing of the knife. Next on the drawing, cut the unnecessary parts of Popsicle sticks.
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Then drill in the appropriate locations on the finished parts of the knife holes of approximately 2mm is a hole for mounting arm, coupling it with a blade and latch. Then assemble the knife using toothpicks.
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They should loosely be included in the hole, because then you will be strengthened with glue. Stick a small Popsicle stick to the toothpick. This knife blade, it should slide easily. Next, connect all the parts and seal the toothpicks. The knife is ready, you can proceed to the games.
Note
However, this is not the only option. You can meet wooden knife, knives from a special type of plastic, ceramic knives. However, this does not apply to knives of wood or plastic. Meanwhile, you can purchase this knife from a strong enough wood or a special plastic.

Advice 2: How to make a knife from wood

Knives are different: cooking hunting... And there are knives of wood. Remember, in my childhood we played like that? Here today for role-playing games of knights and heroes, the boys needed an Arsenal of bladed weapons. And of course, the safest way is to make swords, knives, swords and spears from wood. However, our fussy offspring require detailed similarities of these guns with their ancient originals.
How to make a knife from wood
Instruction
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To make a wooden knife can anyone who knows how to hold a knife ordinary. For the manufacture of beautiful and durable wooden products you will need solid wood: basswood, cherry, ash. Make a sketch of the future of the knife. Calculate the length of its blade, hilt and crossguard, cross-members separating the blade and the handle. Take a bar of the desired length (blade length) and a circular saw cut from it a blank for the blade.
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Give the blank form manually. This can be done with a utility knife or a knife with an oblique blade for wood carving. Polish the blade with emery cloth.
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In the center of the blunt end of the blade, where it will join the handle, drill a hole for the pin. From a plate the desired size saw a Garda on the sketch. Follow hole in it for mounting. Put the guard on the blade.
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The knife handle can be cut from any tree. Round better counterbore on a lathe. You can make a flat handle to make it easier to hold the knife. It all depends on your choice. In the Central part of the handle, drill a hole for the pin is the same diameter as the hole in the knife blade.
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Assemble the knife with glue and pin. Wait until the glue dries. Sand the finished thing. Varnish the blade, the handle is decorate with a pattern, monogram or applique of leather. Sew a leather cover for a knife. Of course, this method of manufacture of knife quite time consuming and long. But it is almost real.

Advice 3: How to make handles for knives with their hands

From the convenience of the handle of the knife depends on the quality of work with him and the degree of fatigue of the hand during prolonged use of the tool. Even if you possess the most perfect in the world of blade, from it will be of little use without well-fitting grip.
How to make handles for knives with their hands

How to make arm sudnogo type



Arm sudnogo type is suitable for the blade with a narrow shank.

1. Take the wooden disc of the appropriate size. Give the workpiece the shape of the handle of the knife. If not a jigsaw, it can be done with a hacksaw. Thin sharp knife, bring the form to readiness and grind with a file or sandpaper.
2. Drill in a wooden workpiece hole to a depth of the shank length. Drill size should be equal to the width of the bottleneck of the shank. Hone the hole with a needle file if necessary. The shank should freely enter into the recess of the handle.
3. Prepare a solution of epoxy according to the instructions on the package. Dosing of the components of the preferred with the help of a disposable syringe. Resin can ruin the blade, so it can wrap masking tape or duct tape. The solution of epoxy mixed with fine sawdust and fill in the hole in the workpiece. Insert the shank of the knife. Leave it alone for a day so that the glue is completely dry.
4. To handle long-lasting, it is necessary to impregnate the wood with varnish. Heat linseed oil in a water bath and soak there arm. Leave the knife in this position for another day. Remove the handle from linseed oil, wipe with a clean napkin and leave to dry in the sun or under a sun lamp.

How to make the handle of



With a wide, flat shank of the blade is better to make the team slip handle and secure it with rivets.

1. The same treated wooden blank, as in the first embodiment, sawed lengthwise into two parts.
2. Prepare a small piece of the metal bar (bronze, steel, copper) for the manufacture of rivets. Under them in the shank need to drill 3-4 holes. The length of the segments of the rod should be about 2 times greater than the thickness of the handle.
3. In each of the two pieces of arm holes identical to the holes on the shank. You can gather design, tightly primatv of its parts to each other with electrical tape, and drill the holes for the rivets at one time.
4. Connect the two plates and bring them to a perfect match with a file and sandpaper. The metal segments cut to size future arm.
5. Shank clean with detergent and a toothbrush. Wipe dry.
6. The inner part of the lining, a metal shank and cuts grease epoxy resin. Assemble the entire structure of the arm, inserting rivets.
7. Wrap the handle with masking tape and rubber (old Bicycle camera). Wrap tight to all the parts of the handle tightly against the shank of the knife. Leave the design to dry for about two days.
8. Expand the grip and remove any excess resin with sandpaper. Simultaneously remove, if any, roughness and splinters. Pay special attention to the metal studs so as not to get hurt in the process of using the knife.

Advice 4: How to make a wooden box-the owl for a Jew's harp with his hands

Harp, Komus, khomus, kobyz and Kubis... how you call it, and all this reed instrument that requires a careful attitude. So for carrying and storage it would be nice to make the case.
Wooden case "Owl" for a Jew's harp. The front side
You will need
  • Wooden block
  • Pencil
  • Knife
  • Semi-circular, straight chisel (on the plan)
  • Drill
  • Sandpaper
  • Stain or paint
  • Wax or varnish
  • Leather lace
Instruction
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Take a wooden block of such size that the width, length and height exceed the size of your harp is not less than 1 cm in all directions.
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Apply for bar pencil sketch of the future owls. Use your imagination and any favourite photos for sample. You can make the owl in the style of a mask or a totem, or cut it similar to this. You are also free to cut the bird flying or sitting.
For example, my owl sitting on a stump. The owl's head I used for the recess under the tail of the tongue of a Jew's harp, and a tree stump - for his ring.
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After applying the sketch of an owl with three sides of the bar, past the side opposite the front, trace the outline of his tool. Mark the location holes for the tail.
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With a knife give the bar form, as part of its plan. For eyes and areas around them if you wish, use a semi-circular chisel. Do not worry if the original image in the process thread suddenly cease to be relevant. Sometimes the wood itself suggests the unexpected possibilities, and leads the hand of the Creator behind him.

Similarly treat the recess for the harp. Drill the appropriate size, make a small hole for his tail.
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After the completion of the carvings go product with sandpaper where needed. Then treat the wooden box-owl with stain or paint, apply a protective layer in the form of varnish or wax. Thread the strap and use with pleasure.
Wooden case "Owl". The reverse side
Note
If you are planning to cut the box in the form of a bird with spread wings, use solid wood. For cases with no protruding parts will fit any wood.

Advice 5: How to make a wooden boat

Homemade toys children often enjoy more than the purchase. Wooden boat - a traditional pastime, is popular with many generations of children. This boat held up fine on the water, it can be put in the tub, a pond, a Creek and even in the sea.
How to make a wooden boat
You will need
  • Board with a thickness of 1-2 cm;
  • - 2 rails with a cross-section of 0.5 cm and a length of 10-12 cm;
  • - thick thread or twine;
  • paper;
  • knife;
  • jig - saw or a regular electric;
  • - 2 small cloves;
  • - scissors;
  • - sandpaper;
  • - the file;
  • glue BF or nitrocellulose;
  • - oil paint.
Instruction
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Draw on the Board the ship hull. For flat-bottomed vessel, measure a length of 15 cm and a maximum width of 6-8. The sailboat should be wide enough, it will provide him stability. Saw out the contour of a rectangle. Divide the short side in half and slide longitudinal axis.
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Determine where your boat will nose. Back away from the edge along the long sides 5 cm and make a mark. Connect them to the middle of the nearest short side. Nasal corner Express sharp, and the cheekbones better rounded. This will provide the desired flow.
Determine where your ship will nose and mast
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From the stern back on the sides 3-5 cm Connect the resulting points with a smooth curve, convex part of which is directed backwards. Make sure that the stern line was symmetrical. Saw out with a jigsaw, the hull on the drawn contours. Aft along the longitudinal axis to make a jigsaw propyl length 1 see Here will be attached to the wheel.
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Decide how many masts will have your boat. It is possible to do with one mast or two-mast. From single-masted sailboat along the longitudinal axis at a distance of 7 cm from the nose mark. If you want to make 2 mast, make a mark at a distance of 6 cm and 11 cm from the nose. Using a knife in these places, decks, make a short longitudinal incisions. Each rail with one end sharpened in the form of flat blades so that it is inserted into these incisions.
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The rudder was fabricated from the wafer, cleaved with a knife scraps from the same boards from which you were cut body. The wheel should not be too large. Its length is about 3 cm Paste it into propyl. It must be tight and protrude below the hull by about 2 cm. Optionally, secure the wheel with glue.
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Cut out sails from paper. In this case, they represent the rectangles. The width of the sail must not exceed the width of the building. On one mast can be 1 or 2 sails, the upper smaller than the lower. Make the rectangles in the 2 hole. Put sails on the mast. Insert the mast sharp ends into the slots of the deck. For durability they can also be secured with glue.
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Secure stud on the nose end of the twine. Route it along the tops of the masts so that the slats rested on thread. The other end fasten a nail on the stern. Put the ship on the water and see sustainable or not. If the ship is unstable, shorten the mast. This is usually not required.
On the top of the mast, pull the twine
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After the test, remove the sailboat from the water. Let it dry and paint with oil paint. The mast painting is not required.
Useful advice
For sails, you can use colored paper. They must be light, so paper is better to take thin.

If the tops of the masts of the thread does not strengthen, but simply to pull her sails can be changed.

The sails of the boat of this design can be rotated. This will allow the boat to go at an angle to the wind.

Advice 6: How to make a homemade knife

The knife - an indispensable attribute of every kitchen, in the pocket of every hunter and angler. It often happens that the knives do not meet our requirements and we have again and again to change them by buying new. To make a truly good and handy knife for yourself can own, given the characteristics of your hand and your preference in the blade and the handle.
How to make a homemade knife
Instruction
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To make a knife in several ways. The first is to buy a blade and set it on the handle. This method is easy but it requires often a lot of money and time to find suitable materials. It is therefore necessary to consider the second method of self-made knife more affordable.
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Buy on the market an ordinary kitchen knife to the desired size. Remove the handle.
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Erode and modify on the grinder plate of your blade. Give from the handle plate of the desired profile to match scheduled handle. All these works can be done in a few hours and you will have a knife that will suit you.
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Cover (wrap) on a thread handle in several layers of beautiful ribbon, cloth duct tape, pre-lubricated the handle with glue. Don't forget to leave a place of rest for the fingers, on the need to file a file, giving the desired shape. Select the layer windings you can make your own, it is important to consider what you would like to see the handle and for what purposes will apply the knife. If you need a tough and rough arm, then the adhesive can be placed river sand, sawdust, pebbles and other small objects.
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Cut out the wooden trim for the handle. Glue the lining to the plate. Wrap the glued lining thread in a single layer along the entire length. Such a winding will not allow the pads to stay straight, not off to the side.
Wait until the glue dries.

Advice 7: How to make wooden spoons

If you want their hands to make wooden spoons, then first you have to learn to slack. The fact that in Russia this term was called scabbling axe blanks for wooden spoons. The occupation is so simple that its name has become a symbol of idleness and idle pastime.
How to make wooden spoons
You will need
  • Wooden churbachkov, chisel, knife, sandpaper, linseed oil (Flaxseed oil)
Instruction
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So, let's get to the blank thumbs. To saw a few churbachkov with a length of 25 cm and a diameter of 10 cm Ideal material – birch, but it'll do and any fruit tree with hard wood.
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Cleave the block a little in half. Obesite it gently to make a semi-circular bulge on one side and a tapering handle. This rough image of a spoon is baklushi. Cook thumbs was taken in the autumn, and long winter evenings of them have already effortlessly made beautiful spoons.
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With a knife trim the form so that it became graceful and gained smooth lines. When working with a knife try to send traffic from itself.
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The hole in the spoon is make with semi-circular chisel. Choose wood from the edge to the center. Remember about safety. In case of accidental dropping of the workpiece, the chisel should go in the direction, not you.
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Periodically hold the spoon to his mouth, to see how comfortable it is. Cut the blank in those places where it is needed. Too deep cutting is not necessary.
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If backlash was previously well dried, then made the spoon you can Polish with sandpaper. But fresh wood is much easier to cut.
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Final processing of the spoon involves the impregnation of linseed oil or linseed oil. It is recommended to do after the final drying of wood. If you are confident in your artistic taste, you can also paint ready-made wooden spoon that will give it a completely finished look.
Note
Wooden spoon. Wooden spoon is not only convenient and usual Cutlery, but also a stylish accessory. In addition, it is a true symbol of Russia. Carved out for an environmentally friendly array of Linden wood, reliable and durable, wooden spoons embody the indomitable and thorough Russian spirit.
Useful advice
However, this is not all the advantages of wood products. Painted wooden spoons can be used as a superb musical instrument. It could be a spoon for pickles, dessert spoon, skimmer, spoon mustard, salt, etc. the Spoon is decorated with exquisite carvings, sometimes so skillful that you have to look at in the magnifying glass of its individual parts.
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