Good economic knife should have a comfortable handle and sharp blade. But first, select the grade of steel from which is made the knife. For example, steel stamps 95Х18Ш used in the manufacture of bearings, is an enviable strength. Steel 65G used in industry in the manufacture of springs and a knifemade from it will be great to shred vegetables and meat, but unfortunately, quickly covered with rust.
The hilt of the knifeand best of all make of oak. It is solid and durable. But in that case, if you decide to dry the blanks for the handle alone, do not overdo it when drying, because wood can crack.
Equipment for the manufacture of the knifeand apply the usual. Needle file, file, drill, grinding wheel, mounted on the rotor of the electric motor
Before starting, determine the design of the future knife. The steel plate needs to viberates the rate of blade plus ? metal for the handle. Stick length must be at least ? the length of the blade.
Using needle files and a file is carved billet blade, cut the holes for fastening the knifeand the handle. Lap undercut the workpiece, checking the sharpness of the blade.
Place the finished knife in the handle, previously doing it with drill holes. Connect the two halves of the handle and fasten it to the blade with rivets.
If you can not guess with hardness, the blade will crumble, so you will need to change the cross-section of the working edge for more. To rule this knife will be more difficult.
Advice 2: 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.
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.
Buy on the market an ordinary kitchen knife to the desired size. Remove the handle.
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.
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.
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.
Wait until the glue dries.