Thursday, 23 December 2010

All Things - Knife Making Tutorials

Here I have compiled a page of information to external links delving into the world of Knife Making. These are not just pretty pictures, they are full tutorials on how to get into the craft!.. So delve in and get making your perfect blade!

What is a Scandinavian Knives?
HANDLE MAKING TUTORIALS:
Enzo Nordic Kit Tutorial - BB tutorial on piecing together an entire Enzo Nordic Kit knife. by Nylunds-Knives
Nordic Tutorial - A tutorial on how to make a Nordic Knife Handle. by Brisa

Low Tech Scaled Enzo Tutorial - BB tutorial on making a scaled Enzo Knife Handle, with low tech kit. by ZDP-189
Scaled Neck Knife Tutorial - A tutorial on how to make a scaled knife handle for a Neck knife. by Nick
Easy Scandi Tutorial - BB tutorial on making a Scandi Knife Handle. by ZDP-189

Hidden Tang Scale Tutorial - BB tutorial on scaled hiding the tang of a blade in a scale handle. by ZDP-189

Knife Handle Tutorial - BB tutorial on making a knife handle. by Pennillion

Friction Folder Knife Tutorial - BB tutorial on making a Friction Folder. by deviant11
Leather Handled Knife Tutorial - BB tutorial on making a Leather Handled Knive. by fastbreak
HANDLE MAKING - BITS & BOBS TUTORIALS:

Bolster/Tang Fitting Illustration - BB Illustration of Bolster Fitting on a Scandi Knife. by  ZDP-189
Ferrule Attaching Tutorial - BB tutorial on fixing Ferrules to knife handles and making the blades fit snug. by ZDP-189
Stabilizing Wood Tutorial - a tutorial on poliester resin impregnation into porous woods to stabilize it. by ArielSalaverria
Why Use Liners? Answered BB useful link on the use of Liners in handles.
Soldering a guard Tutorial - by Bruce Evans
Making a Boot Clip Tutorial - by Bruce Evans
Solderless Guards Tutorial - by Terry Primos
Tang-tapering Tutorial - by Don Cowles
Tang-tapering Tutorial - by Rob Brown
Fitting Guards Tutorial - by Rob Brown


BLADE MAKING TUTORIALS:





Types of Steel Tutorial - A tutorial on different types of steel.
Heat Treat Tutorial - by Max Burnett
Making a Forge Tutorial - an example on how to make a forge.
How to Build a Small Adobe Propane Forge Tutorial - by Tim Lively
How To Build A Full Size Charcoal Burning Adobe Forge Tutorial - by Tim Lively
Accurate Temperature Judgments of Heated High Carbon Steels Tutorial - by Tim Lively
Heat Treating the Forged Blade Tutorial - by Tim Lively
Differential Heat Treating Tutorial - by Terry Primos
Scale Prevention During Heat Treating Tutorial - by Terry Primos
Forging To Shape Tutorial - by Terry Primos
Blade Grinding Tutorial - BB tutorial on grinding out an edge on a knife. by Aly
Grinding a Cutlass ground Blade Tutorial - by Bruce Evans
Blade Sharpening Tutorial - A technical tutorial on how on sharpen knives.
Hand rubbing a Blade Tutorial - by Bruce Evans
Mirror Finishing Tutorial - by Rob Brown
Testing Blades Tutorial - by Terry Primos
Making Mokume for the Bladesmith Tutorial - by Jonathan A. Loose
Creating a blade to pass the ABS Journeyman Smith Test Tutorial - by Ed Caffrey
Forging Chainsaw Chain Damascus Tutorial - by Max Burnett
How-to for making bronze cable damascus Tutorial - by Gene Osborn
The Making of an Integral Bolster Camp Knife Tutorial - by Francisco Ferrari
Vine Filework Tutorial - by Bruce Evans
Arrowhead Filework Tutorial - by Bruce Evans

LEATHER SHEATH MAKING TUTORIALS:

A Simple Pouch/Draw Leather Sheath Tutorial - A tutorial on how to make a simple leather pouch/draw sheath. by Knives.com

A Simple Pouch/Draw Leather Sheath Tutorial - PB tutorial on how to make a simple pouch/draw sheath with no specialised leather working tools. by Stick65

A Pouch/Draw Leather Sheath Tutorial - A tutorial on how to make a Pouch/Draw leather sheath. by Bruce
Pouch/Draw Leather Sheath with Fastener Tutorial - A tutorial on how to make a simple pouch/draw leather sheath, with a clip fastener. by North Coast Knives
Pouch/Draw Leather Sheath with Fastener Tutorial - A tutorial on how to make a pouch leather sheath with a clip fastener. by Gray Knives
Split/Butterfly Pouch/Draw Clip-On Leather Sheath Tutorial - A tutorial on how to make a Split/Butterfly leather sheath pouch with an intergrated metal clip for a Mickley Knife. by Mickley Knives
Fällkniven WM1 Pouch/Draw Leather Sheath Tutorial - A tutorial on how to make a Fällkniven WM1 pouch style leather sheath. by Gerd Jørgensen
Enzo D2 Leather Pouch/Draw Sheath Tutorial - A tutorial on how to make a leather pouch sheath for the Finnish Enzo D2 blade. by Jim Dillard
Scandi Leather Sheath Tutorial - BCUK tutorial on how to make a Scandi style leather sheath. by DKW

Scandi Leather Sheath Tutorial - A tutorial on how to make a Scandi style leather sheath. by Gerd Jørgensen

Randall Style Leather Sheath Tutorial - BF tutorial on how to make a Randell style leather sheath. by nick681
Crossdraw Leather Sheath Tutorial - BB tutorial on how to make a Crossdraw Leather Sheath. by robtattoo
Bowie Leather Sheath Tutorial - A tutorial on how to make a Bowie Knife Sheath. by North Coat Knives
Ringed Damascus Fighter Leather Sheath Tutorial - BF tutorial on how to make a sheath for the Ringed Damascus Fighter Knife, with intergrated metal tip. by ArielSalaverria
Mexican Loop Style Leather Sheath Tutorial - A tutorial on how to make a Mexican Loop style sheath, the Brown, Cales and Fink. by Wild Rose
Primitive No Stitch Leather Sheath Tutorial A tutorial on how to make a primitive sheath with no stitches required. by Bill Scherer

Mora Crook Knife/Spoon Knife Leather Sheath Tutorial - A tutorial on how to make a Mora Crook/Spoon Knife Sheath. by MrEd



Leather Stitch Tutorial - A tutorial on how to stitch a leather sheath.
Making Leather Working Gouges Tutorial - by Bruce Evans


WOODEN SHEATH MAKING TUTORIALS:
Puukko Wooden Knife Sheath Tutorial - A tutorial on how to make a wooden sheath for the NCK112  5" Puukko. by North Coast Knives
Wooden Knife Sheaths Tutorial - A tutorial on how to make wooden knife sheaths. by Old Jimbo



KYDEX SHEATH MAKING TUTORIALS:
Bark River Aurora Kydex Sheath Tutorial - LP tutorial on how to make a Kydex sheath for the Bark River Aurora knife. by Sharpshooter
Kydex Sheath Tutorial - A tutorial on how to make a simple Kydex sheath. by North Coast Knives
Kydex Sheepsfoot Sheath Tutorial - CKD tutorial on how to make a Kydex Sheepsfoot sheath. by ansoknives
Kydex Pressed Sheath Tutorial - A tutorial on how to make a Kydex pressed  sheath. by Noth Coast Knives



METAL SHEATH MAKING TUTORIALS:
Silver Nickel Sheath Tutorial - A tutorial on how to make a silver nickel sheath. by Bruce




BCUK=BushcraftUK.com BB=BritishBaldes.com BF=BladesForum.com
PB=PlanetBushcraft.com CKD=CKDForums.com



If the information your after is not listed above then try one of the sites below, they are bound to cover anything you are after.

KNIFE MAKING SITES:
Engnath - knife making site with loads more info on how to do things.
Knivesby - knife making site with loads more info on how to do things.
AJH Knives - knife making site with loads more info on different materials.
Ragweed - Scandinavian knife site with great links. Great info on blade types.

KNIFE SUPPLIES:
Brisa - knife making supplies from Finland
Nordell - knife making supplies from Sweden
Heinnie Haynes - knife suppliers
Nylund Knives - top quality knives, blades & gallery
Knife Warehouse - a range of knives

KNIFE FORUMS:
Blade Forum - all about blades
British Blades - all about blades
Blade Gallery - all about custom blades
Knife Dogs - all about blades
Knife Forums.com - all about blades
CKD - all about blades
Knife Network.com - all about the custom knife world

LEATHER FORUMS:
Leather Pros.net - all about leather crafts
Leather Worker.net - all about leather crafts

CUSTOM KNIFE MAKERS:
Andrew Jordon -  European Custom Bladesmith
East Village Knives - Netherland Bladesmith




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