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 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 4: 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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