Whether you’re living in a survival scenario or just want to learn a new hobby, knife making is a useful skill to learn. Here are our top 5 picks for best knife making tutorials.
5 Knife Making Tutorials Every Homesteader Should Know
One of the best tools to have for emergency preparedness is a survival knife. If you forget your knife, lose it or it breaks, don’t panic yet! We have compiled a list of the best knife making tutorials so you can remain prepared and make your own knife. The best part is, all the knife making supplies are materials you can easily source in a survival situation. Whether you’re living in a survival scenario or just want to learn a new hobby, knife making is a useful skill to learn.
1. Homemade Knife From A Stone
One of the best knife making supplies that are readily available in a survival situation is stone. Learn to make your own knife from this easily sourced material in the knife making tutorial video below.
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2. Homemade Knife From A Saw Blade
If you’re on a homestead, you should have a saw blade in your toolshed. Watch the video below this photo to learn how to make your own knife from this tool.
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3. Homemade Knife From Pry Bar
This particular survival knife is a good choice to make if you are bugging out in your car (assuming of course that you keep a pry bar in your vehicle). My grandfather always kept one in his truck and I’ve kept one in mine since. It’s come in handy more than once. Watch the pry bar knife making tutorial video below and learn how to make one yourself.
4. Homemade Spoon Knife From An Old Car Spring
There are always mechanical odds and ends around our homestead (thanks to Emmett) so this is his next project to try with all his old gadgets. Make your own homemade knife by following along with the video below.
5. Homemade Big Knife From An Old Lawnmower Blade
Like I mentioned before, we have an infinite amount of mechanical parts taking up space in our toolshed on our homestead. Instead of ditching the lawnmower blade when you need a replacement, try out this knife making tutorial.
Now that you know how to make your own knife, time for some knife safety tips? Get it here from Survival On Purpose:
Whether you’re in a pinch in a survival situation or just want to learn the art of knife making, you can use these 5 tutorials to help you along your way. Either way, knife making is a good start on your journey to self-reliance. Who knows, maybe inspiration will strike and you will even create your own knife making a tutorial!
What do you think of these top 5 knife making tutorials? Did you find it helpful and interesting? Let us know in the comments section below.
Want to find out how to use a knife in a survival situation? Here are 15 Ways a Knife Can Save Your Life in a Survival Situation. These are reasons enough to keep a knife handy but always check first your state knife laws!
This post was originally published in June 2016 and has been updated for quality and relevancy.