Making a Kitchen Knife

I once watched a YouTube video about making a knife. Since then, YouTube has recommended more knife-making videos to me than I can remember. This is probably why, when faced with the question of what to make for this year’s family gift exchange, I suddenly thought, “I could try making a knife!”

I traced the profile of one of my favorite knives onto an old table saw blade, following in the footsteps of many a ‘tuber before me, and set to work.

In the course of a couple of weeks, I learned a few things:

And at the end of it, I have two knives I’m quite happy with.

If you would like to fall down the rabbit-hole of hobbyist knife makers, I can also offer you a brand new starting point: my own story of making these knives.

Enjoy!

Author: Bryan

I'm the creator of Symbology (http://appsto.re/us/9r6Icb.i), BeerRiot (http://beerriot.com/), lots of homebrew, some furniture, and other things. There's more about me at http://beerriot.com/bryan.html

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