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Weaponizer – Kunai knife out of old leaf spring steel

An evening pause: If you have the skills, imagination, and proper tools, you can make anything. I run this at 2x normal speed, and miss nothing.

Hat tip Gene Shipp.

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On Christmas Eve 1968 three Americans became the first humans to visit another world. What they did to celebrate was unexpected and profound, and will be remembered throughout all human history. Genesis: the Story of Apollo 8, Robert Zimmerman's classic history of humanity's first journey to another world, tells that story, and it is now available as both an ebook and an audiobook, both with a foreword by Valerie Anders and a new introduction by Robert Zimmerman.

 
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5 comments

  • Col Beausabre

    1 Spring steel is very high quality

    2 If you find this of interest, check out Tod’s Workshop – he handcrafts medieval weapons using traditional methods https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=tod%27s+workshop&qpvt=tod%27s+workshop&FORM=VDRE

  • John

    I could smell that video.

    I was wondering about the quality of steel and if the heat treating resulted in a blade that’s worth a damn.

    Still, it must be said:

    “That’s not a knife”

  • GaryMike

    Limited utility.

  • Col Beausabre

    Yes, it is a knife, of the subtype called a dagger. “A dagger is a fighting knife with a very sharp point and usually two sharp edges, typically designed or capable of being used as a thrusting or stabbing weapon.” and ” Iberian infantrymen carried several types of iron daggers, most of them based on shortened versions of double-edged swords, but the true Iberian dagger had a triangular-shaped blade. Iberian daggers and swords were later adopted by Hannibal and his Carthaginian armies”

  • GaryMike

    I have knives that can carve, wedge split, path clear, dice foodstuffs, and stab for effect.

    Utility.

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