Introduction: Knife Making-micarta Tutorial

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this is the material you're gona need for this build.

-cartboard -saw

-epoxy(resin) -press


Step 1: Cardboard

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the first step is to cut the cartboard the size you want your micarta to be.

Step 2: Epoxy

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after you make your epoxy and put it between every cartboard.

Step 3: Press/dry

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after that you put the cartoard between two piece of wood and you press it while it's drying

Step 4: Final Cut

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last step is to cut all four corner to get something clean and ready to use.


gm280 (author)2017-12-20

You could also do this with clear polyester resins and do the same thing. Nice idea either way. The color combinations are endless.

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