How to Remove Pins From a Pocket Knife

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When you are working on a pocket knife, you may want to know how to remove pins. If you have a screw extractor, you can use it to help you get the screws out. Otherwise, you can try to coax them out by hand.

Do knife handles need pins?

For many years, a peening process has been used to make sturdy knives. It’s a reliable method, and has a well documented history. However, this technique can crack wooden handle scales, and may not be suitable for certain materials. There are other methods to achieve the same result. Among them is a combination of epoxy, metal, and wood.

You might find it useful to know a few things about this technique. One of the first steps is to determine what material you want to use for the handles. The best option is aluminum, as it is easy to shape. Another choice is stainless steel, though it’s not the easiest.

Once you’ve determined what material you want to work with, you’ll need to drill holes. A hole of about a quarter of an inch should be enough for most types of knives. Use a metal drill press if you need to go bigger.

Next, you’ll want to sand the blade a bit. You can do this with a belt sander, or with an angle grinder. But you’ll have to be very careful around a grinding wheel.

Do you need a screw extractor?

A screw extractor is a tool that is used to remove damaged, broken or stripped screws. It is a great piece of equipment for many professionals and homeowners. They come in a variety of sizes and price ranges. You can find them at most hardware stores.

There are two basic types of screw extractors. One type requires a hole to be drilled into the head of the screw. The other method involves the use of a small rotary saw to create a slot in the head of the screw.

To begin the process, you need to first decide on the size of the extractor you want to purchase. This will help you avoid breaking the extractor or damaging the threads. If you are unsure of the proper size for your screw, you can check the manufacturer’s specifications.

In general, the diameter of the extractor’s drill bit should be smaller than the screw. However, a larger extractor can be helpful for cleaning out any waste that might be present.

Can you coax a screw out of a pocket knife?

Knife pins are connected to the blade and handle of a knife. These pins can get stuck and need to be removed. There are several ways to do this, but it is best to do it manually.

First, remove the handle from the blade of the knife. Then, unscrew the screws that hold the exteriors together. Once these screws are out, you can remove the exterior panels.

Second, you can use a flat-head screwdriver to pry apart rivets. If you have a dremel tool, you can also make a groove around the rivets. This will help to release the rivets.

Third, you can try to loosen the pins by hammering. This should work but you may have to use a flattened nail. It is important to apply the proper force to ensure you don’t damage the hinge.

Finally, you can remove a knife’s pins with a screwdriver. Alternatively, you can use a flat edge of a butter knife to unscrew larger screws.

Can you service a knife after removing the pins?

A pocket knife is a small, easy-to-use tool that is usually put together quickly and easily. However, it is a good idea to take the time to maintain the blades and locking mechanisms to keep the tool functioning in peak condition. This article outlines several methods you can use to keep your pocket knife in tip-top shape.

One of the easiest ways to keep your pocket knife in perfect working order is to periodically clean and polish the blades and handles. If you don’t want to spend the time to do it yourself, your knife manufacturer can offer professional cleaning services.

Keeping your blades and locks in tip-top shape is important for your safety and convenience. Rust is a corrosive substance that can dull the blade and prevent it from functioning properly. To avoid rusting, you can use a rust preventive strip or a humidity remover.

Lint buildup can also impede a knife’s opening and closing mechanism. Lint collects in the square notch on the tang of the blade. It can also clog up the spring bar, which is responsible for keeping the knife closed.

Ken Onion

Ken Onion is an innovative knifemaker whose work has revolutionized the industry. Born in 1963, he hails from Kaneohe, Hawaii, and invented the SpeedSafe assisted opening mechanism for Kershaw Knives - earning him a position as Premier Knife Designer with them.

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