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I did a thing.

I did a thing.

I found a knife by the side of a lake Memorial Day weekend. My guess is it was left there by ice fishermen last winter. Unfortunately, it's rusty and dull with a cheap plastic handle.

I did a thing.

Oh look, a piece of 2×4 from my garage…

I did a thing.

Said chunk of wood is now in a different shape.

I did a thing.

And now it's two smaller chunks of wood.

I did a thing.

God I love sandpaper.

I did a thing.

The metal parts have been de-rustified and polished.

I did a thing.

New handle is coming along nicely.

I did a thing.

This is the brush I used to put polyurethane on the handle. Partly because I'm a rebel, but mostly because I don't read things before I use them.

I did a thing.

Finished product! The whole hinge assembly is made from new pieces.

I did a thing.

Oh, also it's sharp now.

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5 comments for “I did a thing.

  1. chunderfromdownunder
    July 18, 2014 at 3:14 am

    Nobody would ever know it was the murder weapon. Nice work!

  2. Sofakingwhat
    July 18, 2014 at 3:21 am

    I would be damn pride and honored if I was stabbed and cut with that knife.

  3. BritishEngineer
    July 18, 2014 at 3:22 am

    Now make Damascus.

  4. SEV001
    July 18, 2014 at 4:23 am

    And then give them to me

  5. Iamthemonkeymansowhatevercats
    July 18, 2014 at 10:36 am

    Does it lock?

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