Lesson 13: How to Make a Railroad Spike Knife | DIY Knife Making: Aligning your Knife Blade
Once your bends are in your handle, it’s time to check that your handle is in line with your blade. Aram recommends that at this point you inspect your knife from every angle possible so that you can get the most accurate perspective on your knife and what needs to be done to get it where you ultimately want it. Remember this step is all about fine tuning. So we won’t be hammering too hard or making any large modifications. But the little, simple details are what can make your knife really shine. Pay close attention to make sure that the alignment is right, and make the necessary, small corrections as you spot them. Thankfully we have Aram to be our guide.
In This Video:
- Aligning your blade
- Aligning your handle
- Small modifications to get your blade ready to finish
- Tips on the best way to straighten your knife
- And more…