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How To Make A Knife From A Car’s Leaf Spring
Let’s be honest! In a SHTF situation, there will be a lot of cars and trucks just sitting there. Take advantage of that and make fantastic knives with the spring’s
Even if you wanted to try your hand at knife making, going to the scrap yard and picking up an old leaf spring from a car or truck won’t cost you a mint. The spring is made from fantastic steel and can withstand a lot of bashing. This makes for a great survival knife!
You need some basic tools to make a knife:
Band saw ( or hack saw )
Drill press ( or hand drill )
Forge ( or home made forge )
1/4″x4″x 12″ wood. Mine was oak.
Knowing how to make a knife is a great skill to take with you if SHTF. You can make a load and use them for bartering, your own survival and of course make them for your family and neighbors to protect them selves. Check out this fantastic tutorial, if you do not have time right now to read it, book mark it.