DIY Bushcraft Knife - Upcycling A Metalworking File #3 - 'Re-Source' - Eggstatic #182

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Description taken from my YouTube channel:

Profiling the knife handle with with a sanding disc on the angle grinder first, then filing, hand-sanding and finally the application of silicone oil. [Part #3]


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Great results there Egg. Making things from scratch or upcycling are great skills to have.

Hi PVUK, many thanks bud :)
I enjoyed making it, my downfall is trying to get a good edge on it....... I need some proper 'stones' for it :)

I got a good Japanese stlyle stone at Junction 32. That combined with an old leather belt, did the trick for me.

Cheers PVUK, I strop disposable razor blades on my jeans held taut occasionally. Seems to increase the lifespan a little :)

Was it Far North Bushcraft on his channel stated that with your knife you should only need to sharpen once and strop forever?

I've got some old rusty files in the barn.

This could be a great use for them...



Hi pennsif, either for blades or snap/grind them into 3-4 inch sections and use the edges of the files for flint n steel fire starting :)

Holy crap, that turned out really good. What a great idea for old files, now you got my wheels turning. Thanks for posting this.

Hello @petrogy, glad you like it :)

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