Tool Project Hook Crooked Or Bent Whatever You Like To Call Them These Knives Are Exceptionally Versatile Tools That You Can Make Yourself
Tool project hook crooked or bent whatever you like to call them these knives are exceptionally versatile tools that you can make yourself is post about Magazine bookmarked by bryan with ID 13400192219 was uploaded on 15-01-2019 and has been viewed 264,505 times.
Traditional Hook Knife Illustrations by James Provost Supply Checklist:1/8" x 3/4" x 6" Piece of high carbon steel1 1/2" x 1 3/4" x11" Block of hardwoodPropane torch, hacksaw, vise grips, wood malletBlack marker, stapler8" Flat b*st*rd and 6" mill b*st*rd files5/32", 1/8", 3/8" Drill bits for steel3/8" x 10" x10" Piece of ceramic wool1 1/4" x 12" Hardwood dowelTwo #8-1/12" Pan head stainless steel machine bolts with square nuts6 Sanding stick blocks: 3/4" x 1 3/8" x 12"Sandpaper: 100, 240, 360, 500, 800, and 1000 grit1 Litre can filled 2/3 with canola or olive oil5 Litre container filled 1/2 with sand1 Litre container filled with room temperature waterCarvers, craftspeople, and woodworkers of every stripe would benefit from having a good sturdy hook knife in their tool box or on their workbench.
A strong hook knife gets into places nothing else will.It's an excellent tool for carving wooden bowls and spoons, masks, wooden musical instruments, cabinet handles and just about anything with an intricate shape.
The process of making a knife is relatively simple: anneal (heat) the steel to make it soft and flexible, use a hacksaw to cut out the blade shape, use files to refine the shape, and then harden and...