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sa   RAZOR
xx   TOOL

Making your own tools (knives, chisels, etc.) from old files, hacksaw blades, and other high carbon steel. Includes instructions on forging and tempering steel, grinding and sharpening chisels, fitting handles, etc.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Summer 1987 (v.3#2) pg. 49

Make a chisel-knife from a power hacksaw blade and rosewood for handle and blade cover.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #32 May-Jun 1993 pg. 42

Tip on modifying a plastic-handled knife to reduce the chance of slipping when hands are wet.
BOATING WORLD #106 Feb 1995 pg. 100

A picture summary of the uses for an official Scout knife, tips on handling and caring for the knife, and a knife relay race called "Can on a Stick".
BOYS' LIFE Jan 1977 (v.67#1) pg. 54

A guide to pocket knives. Tips on how to select the right one and how to care for a knife.
BOYS' LIFE May 1979 (v.69#5) pg. 24

Pocketknife know-how. A knife will serve you well if you take care of it. Some tips.
BOYS' LIFE Dec 1989 (v.79#12) pg. 72

Tip on adding a handle to a broken penknife blade.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP May 1999 (v.22#7) pg. 20

Zeeland (in the Netherlands) carved knife hafts (handles). Carving pattern furnished for a haft with a pair of horses on top.
CHIP CHATS Sep-Oct 1993 (v.40#5) pg. 72

Straight-branch whittling projects. Tips on carving decorative wooden fork, spoon, knife, letter opener, etc.
CHIP CHATS Mar-Apr 1994 (v.41#2) pg. 70

Advice on selecting and caring for the homestead pocket knife.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1996 (v.80#1) pg. 66

A guide to selecting, sharpening and storing kitchen knives.
CUISINE Oct 1979 (v.8#8) pg. 45

A guide for miniaturists on getting a professional cut by using good techniques and the right knife.
DOLLHOUSE MINIATURES Nov 1998 (v.28#11) pg. 35

How to make your own kitchen knives using preshaped blades.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #194 Nov-Dec 1978 (v.28#9) pg. 26

How to renew your kitchen knife handles by sanding and refinishing.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #240 Jul-Aug 1983 (v.33#6) pg. 20

Using a utility knife. Choosing the knife, blades and cutting tips.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #313 Nov-Dec 1990 (v.40#10) pg. 22

Tip: Use pencil graphite to lubricate a retractable-blade utility knife.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #31 Feb-Mar 1986 pg. 14

Edge trimmer removes a uniform strip from a sheet of drywall.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #62 Aug-Sep 1990 pg. 28

Tip: Attach knife handles using size 7 and 5 rivets.
FINE WOODWORKING #18 Sep-Oct 1979 pg. 31

Woodworker's knife features a triangular head sharpened on two sides so that it will cut on both a push and pull stroke.
FINE WOODWORKING #34 May-Jun 1982 pg. 16

Recycle old circular-saw blades into knives.
FINE WOODWORKING #43 Nov-Dec 1983 pg. 8

A blacksmith's bleak view of modern tools. How to make a canoe knife out of a chunk of old saw blade. This will teach you the techniques basic to hand-forging a range of woodworking tools.
FINE WOODWORKING #44 Jan-Feb 1984 pg. 51

Tip: Broken sword blades are a good source of steel for knives or tools.
FINE WOODWORKING #67 Nov-Dec 1987 pg. 10

How to select a set of basic knives for the average kitchen and instructions on how to sharpen and use them.
HARROWSMITH #66 Mar-Apr 1986 (v.10#6) pg. 86

How to make your own stainless steel cutlery. The preshaped knife blades are purchased. Includes instructions for a knife storage block.
HOMEOWNER Nov 1984 (v.9#9) pg. 35

How to buy cutlery. Tips on selection, sharpening, and use.
HOMEOWNER Dec 1986 (v.11#10) pg. 16

How to make plastic handles for files, screwdrivers and knives using Clear Cast liguid plastic.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1979 (v.4#2) pg. 120

Make a stencil knife from a piece of dowel and a section of hacksaw blade ground to shape.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Feb 1981 (v.70#2) pg. 30

Utility knife is fashioned from a piece of power hacksaw blade and is equipped with wooden handle and matching wooden sheath.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Mar 1981 (v.70#3) pg. 54

Wood and steel. How to fabricate a small dagger called a Sgian Dubh and a matching sheath.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #576 Nov 1985 pg. 36

A method for making jade knife handles.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Dec 1979 (v.33#9) pg. 2004

The ultimate knife. An advanced inlay project. Equip a folding pocket knife with stone inlay in the handle area.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Jun 1994 (v.48#3) pg. 96

How to mold a custom knife grip to fit your hand.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #511 Dec 1970 (v.66) pg. 94

Custom handles for your knife blades. How to re-handle an existing knife or make your own knives by purchasing the blade and making the handle.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #639 Aug 1981 (v.77) pg. 52

The pocket workshop. What is available in pocket knives and proper names for the various blade shapes found on pocket knives.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #651 Aug 1982 (v.78) pg. 15

Tip on making a modeling knife from a hacksaw blade.
MODEL AVIATION Dec 1996 (v.22#12) pg. 168

The selection, care and feeding of the genuine Swiss army knife.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #43 Jan-Feb 1977 pg. 62

How to make your own hunting knife from an old saw blade.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #52 Jul-Aug 1978 pg. 120

Knife know-how. Introduction to the steel material, handle material, blade shapes, etc. will help you select the correct knife for the job.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #70 Jul-Aug 1981 pg. 152

Build a pair of block knives to facilitate making straight cuts in foil-faced rigid foam insulation board.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #78 Nov-Dec 1982 pg. 122

Make your own "copperhead" survival knife from a broken power hacksaw blade.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #83 Sep-Oct 1983 pg. 122

Care and feeding of a Swiss army knife. How to choose, use and maintain a knife.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #100 Jul-Aug 1986 pg. 94
Added Info MOTHER EARTH NEWS #102 Nov-Dec 1986 pg. 10

How to design and make a homesteader's knife and sheath.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #155 Apr-May 1996 pg. 56

Make a serrated fruit knife from hardwood, such as maple or birch. Will save steel knives from being stained by fruit juices.
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW Spring 1980 (v.11#1) pg. 40

How to choose kitchen knives you can keep sharp.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1982 (v.29#12) pg. 94

Turn ordinary steel wire into special purpose tools for delicate jobs. Includes knives, chisels, files, gouges, punches, and scribers.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1967 (v.128#1) pg. 168

How to make a custom-fitted handle for a hunting knife.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1971 (v.136#6) pg. 110

How to make a custom-fitted fillet knife.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1973 (v.139#6) pg. 58B

Chef's knives you can make. Patterns and instructions to make your own kitchen knives with fine steel blades and rosewood handles. Est. cost: $15 for three knife set.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1977 (v.147#2) pg. 108

How to make your own pocket knife, boot knife, Bowie, hunting or survival knife starting with a kit. Basic steps illustrated. List of kit manufacturers included.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1978 (v.149#6) pg. 106

How to choose and care for kitchen knives. What to look for in a quality knife and how to keep it sharp.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1978 (v.150#5) pg. 122

How to pick a perfect personal knife. A look at what is available.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1982 (v.158#2) pg. 78

Make your own collectible knife featuring a stainless steel blade, exotic wood handle and a hilt which combines brass and Corian.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1993 (v.170#10) pg. 65

Chan's knife. A combination chisel and knife with a cutting edge that your push away. Made from heavy-duty hacksaw blade steel and fitted with a combination wooden handle and blade sheath.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #60 May 1991 (v.10#6) pg. 74

Make a custom fixed-blade knife in a weekend starting with a kit.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #108 May 1999 (v.19#2) pg. 66

Making a knife blade from low alloy/high carbon steel scrap (such as an old file).
PROJECTS IN METAL Jun 1990 (v.3#3) pg. 12

Convert used hacksaw blades and some scrap wood into a shop-made utility knife.
SHOPNOTES #13 Jan 1994 (v.3) pg. 28

Marking knife is fitted with an exotic-wood handle and cap (to protect the blade).
SHOPNOTES #39 May 1998 (v.7) pg. 14

Tip: Make a lanyard for your clasp knife so you don't loose it and it is readily accessible.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #67 Jun-Jul 1989 pg. 75

How to use the Chinese broad-bladed cleaver, called the one indispensable all-purpose knife.
SUNSET Oct 1988 (v.181#4) pg. 92

Knives for garden chores. How to pick the right blades for cutting flowers, pruning and grafting.
SUNSET Jun 1994 (v.192#6) pg. 80

The 400-fish fillet knife with the miracle-wood handle. Knifemaking tips from Walt Easley.
WOOD MAGAZINE #30 Aug 1989 (v.6#4) pg. 30

How to make teak handles for purchased steak knife blades.
WOOD MAGAZINE #48 Dec 1991 (v.8#9) pg. 70

Making your own cutlery starting with a kit. Ideas for a fillet knife, steak knife, and cook's knife.
WOOD MAGAZINE #141 Apr 2002 (v.19#3) pg. 54

Get a handle on it. Making a wooden handle for a bean knife.
WOODCARVING #22 Dec 1995 pg. 48

How to make a beryllium-copper knife which will not rust and is therefore especially good for use on a boat.
WOODENBOAT #39 Mar-Apr 1981 pg. 84

Searching for the perfect knife. Selecting the ideal knife for a sailor.
WOODENBOAT #88 May-Jun 1989 pg. 109

Technique for securing a flat knife tang into a round hole in a wooden handle.
WOODWORKER Jul 1990 (v.94#7) pg. 676

Small turning on spindles. Production techniques for quickly turning small craft items (wooden beads, knife handles, fruit shapes, light pulls, earrings) between the centers of a lathe.
WOODWORKER Jan 1992 (v.96#1) pg. 62

Tip on making a shop utility knife from a short length of dowel and an old hack saw blade.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1992 (v.16#3) pg. 10

Inlaid "mountainscape" knives. Pad marquetry project to make decorative wooden scenes for handles of folding knives.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1996 (v.20#5) pg. 66

How to make a kitchen knife set with a knife holder and matching chopping block. Knives are made from high-carbon steel blanks with handles shaped from rosewood or zebrawood. Knife holder and chopping board are made from maple.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1975 (v.31#2) pg. 35

How to select, sharpen and make your own knives.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1982 (v.38#2) pg. 52