Knife made from saw blade with Mahogany handle

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Project by MJR posted 08-18-2017 12:26 AM 129905 views 26 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I saw a some knives made from old saw blades and thought I’d try it, I left the teeth on this one.

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#1 posted 08-18-2017 12:30 AM

Maybe I should do that with my 36” saw blade!

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#2 posted 08-18-2017 12:55 AM

Makes for a wicked looking knife. How do you cut a saw blade?

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#3 posted 08-18-2017 12:56 AM

Cut marks on the blade says he used a dremel with cutting disc.

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#4 posted 08-18-2017 01:02 AM

I once had hunting knife made from a large hacksaw blade. Super good steel.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#5 posted 08-18-2017 02:51 AM

That’s one cool looking knife! Nice work on the handle as well.

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#6 posted 08-18-2017 03:01 AM

I have a few hunting knives made from old saw blades. My favorite skinner my pop made in high school shop class in the late 50s out of a piece of broken 2 man cross cut saw blade. The older high carbon steel will take a razors edge. I have a few finger planes for tuning braces on acoustic guitar tops and backs with irons made from saw blades. If your interested I have quite a few circular saw blades that are every bit of 40-50 years old and good high carbon steel id do some bargining with for a knife. Nice work!

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#7 posted 08-18-2017 09:54 AM

Very cool!!


-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#8 posted 08-18-2017 10:38 AM

Sweet lil project.

-- Gary, Florida

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#9 posted 08-18-2017 12:49 PM

That is a super cool knife. It will be on my list.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#10 posted 08-18-2017 12:58 PM

Love the idea (and will probably steal it!!! Ha ha ha). Leaving the teeth makes for an impressive looking piece though you might want to knock off the points a bit to keep yourself safer! Thanks for sharing!!


-- Mike, A Yooper with a drawl,

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#11 posted 08-18-2017 03:20 PM

thats gotta be one of the coolest looking knives ive seen.i love the teeth and how you centered the lazer cut stabilizer vent from the blade,gives it a real bad ass love to see more on how you did this.great job.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#12 posted 08-18-2017 04:06 PM

This is a very nice shop-made knife. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#13 posted 08-18-2017 06:03 PM

Looks good. Do the teeth play hell getting it into a sheath? You might consider acid etching which will help defend against rust.

-- Rick M,

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#14 posted 08-19-2017 12:25 AM

scary !

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#15 posted 08-19-2017 02:00 AM

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