Turning A Railroad Spike Into A Knife With A Coil Grip

Turning a Railroad Spike into a Knife with a Coil Grip

Video: Watch as bladesmith Walter Sorrells turned a railroad spike into a knife. Railroad spikes aren’t meant to be used as an edge tool, but it’s cool to see Sorrells bludgeon the crude spike into a pretty awesome knife with a coil for a grip. The metal coil was created by elongating the spike and wrapping it around and around a mandrel.

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