How to Make a Knife
Making a custom knife all on your own is an immensely gratifying experience. The DIY approach of creating something from nothing is an exciting challenge that’s possible for anyone to do. Throughout the process, you inevitably learn a TON of new skills that can be applied almost anywhere creativity is required and you end up with something to show off and use with pride.
To learn how to make a knife, you’ll have to go through the following 8 steps. It may look daunting at first, but take it one step at a time and you’ll get to experience the joy that is knife making. Don’t wait for the perfect time or to collect all the best tools…Get started right away and just jump right in to it! Below, you’ll find all the information you’ll need to learn how to make a knife.
Don’t forget to check out the Browse Knife Builds page first for progress photos and tips from other knife makers. And remember folks, it’s not the tools that make the craftsman, it’s how you use them!