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Old 10-19-2010, 11:20 AM
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Advice On Making Throwing Knives

I've just started throwing knives and would like to make my own. I was hoping for advice on what to use and how to make my throwing knives.

What type steel should I use?
Should I forge them or do stock removal?
Do I heat treat them and if YES what do you recommend for the suggested steels?

Please feel free to email me at joe.schwatka@navy.mil

Thank you for any and all help!

Joe
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Old 10-19-2010, 11:40 AM
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I would start with just mild scrap steel. maybe not use HTed steel at all. Chuckin a knife tends to go against what a knife is made for and wouldnt put alot of time into HT or steel choice. If your forging, try a HC RR spike and water harden it. It wont hold a great edge but thats not what your looking for anyway.


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