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Knowledgebase is a categorized collection of answers to frequently asked questions (FAQ) and articles. You can read articles in this category or select a subcategory that you are interested in.  

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Accounting -- [Billing/Support]
I have a question about my bill, who can I speak to?
Catalog -- [Updates/Downloads]
2012 KnifeKits Catalog - Free Download
General Questions
What are your Skill Ratings all about?
Do you offer a drill and tap chart?
How long have you been in business?
What is your privacy policy?
Knife Making General
Basic Knife History
Knife Safety Tips
Common sharpening angles
Glossary of Knife Handle Materials
Basic Knife Sharpening Information
Glossary of Blade Shapes
Glossary of Blade Locks
Glossary of Blade Grinds
Glossary of Knife Styles
General Knife Care, Cleaning and Repair
Knife Terminology
Choil
Ricasso
Alloy Steel
Tang
Crink
Quillion
Scrimshaw
Pins
Lashing Grommets (jimping)
Scales
Butt (pommel)
Tang Stamp
Bevel
False Edge
Kick
Hilt
Back (spine)
Escutcheon
Rockwell
Belly
Carbon
Nail Nick (mark)
Butt Cap
Pen Blade (pen knife)
Guard
Mark Side (obverse)
Pile Side (reverse side)
Blade
Pocket Blade (master blade)
Lanyard (thong)
Ductility
Hone
Lanyard Hole
Edge
Serrated
Ordering -- [Info/Support]
How to get online assistance - (for any support issue)
Do you accept backorders?
How do I find out when a product is put back in stock?
Products -- General -- [Info/Support]
Where are the kit building instructions on your site?
Where do you make your kits?
What are your Skill Ratings all about?
Products -- Fixed Blade Kits -- [Info/Support]
Drop Point Tactical Knife Kit: Instructions: Download
Modern Skinner: Instructions: Download
Combat Survivor Kit: Instructions: Download
Gentleman's Companion Kit: Instructions: Download
HT Boot Bowie Kit: Instructions: Download
Oregon Skinner Kit: Instructions: Download
SG4 Series: Instructions: Download
Delta 5 Series: Instructions: Download
Damascus Kitchen Knife Series: Instructions: Download
Boot Skinner: Instructions: Download
Delta 5 Fixed Blade Kit: Instructions: Download
Clip Point Hunter Kit: Instructions: Download
Dress Kukri Kit: Instructions: Download
Clip Point Scout Kit: Instructions: Download
Clip Point Bowie Kit: Instructions: Download
Clip Point Skinner Kit: Instructions: Download
Letterman Letter Opener Kit: Instructions: Download
Fisherman's Filet Kit: Instructions: Download
What do I need to know about heat coloring my bolsters?
Products -- Folding Knife Kits -- [Info/Support]
Stinger Folding Knife Kit: Instructions: Download
Bobcat Folding Knife Kit: Instructions: Download
Framelock Folding Knife Kit: Instructions: Download
American Patriot Butterfly Knife Kit: Instructions: Download
GPC Folding Knife Kit: Instructions: Download
Bull Shark Folding Knife Kit: Instructions: Download
Mustang Lockback Knife Kit: Instructions: Download
DDR2 Folding Knife Kit: Instructions: Download
Sundown Trapper Knife Kit: Instructions: Download
Laguiole Slipjoint Kit: Instructions: Download
DDR3 Locking Liner Kit: Instructions: Download
MDR1911 Folding Knife Kit: Instructions: Download
AO-001 Assisted Knife Kit: Instructions: Download
Lone Star Lockback Kit: Instructions: Download
SS2.0/SS3.0 Folding Knife Kit(s): Instructions: Download
Bearclaw Trapper Folding Knife Kit: Instructions: Download
EV4N1 Ultra Skinner Folding Knife Kit: Instructions: Download
GX6 Folding Dagger Kit: Instructions: Download
Pony Mid-Lock Knife Kit: Instructions: Download
I want to make my own handles and backspine, what do I need to know?
My Typhoon handles had small spots on them when I unwrapped them from the oiled paper. What are they?
How do I drill my own handle materials for these kits?
My screws are protruding to the inside of the folding knife liners. What do I do?
How do I align the blade in the center of the folder when installing it?
I want to make my own folder kit handles and backspine. What do I need to know?
I want to remove the pre-installed thumbstuds. How?
On my kit, my bolster does not sit flush. How do I fix this?
My Screws are protruding to the inside of the knife. What do I do?
I've adjusted my blade to the center of the liner, but need to adjust the lock engagement, how?
On my folder kit, the bolster does not sit flush. How do I fix this?
My Typhoon handle is too hard to close and lock, or when in the closed position, the blade edge is close to the edge of the pocket. How do I fix this?
What do I need to know about heat coloring my bolsters?
My handles are bowed when I insert my Typhoon inlays. How do I fix this?
Products -- Knife Making Steels -- [Info/Support]
Knife Making Steels - Glossary
Products -- Knife Making Tools -- [Info/Support]
Sharpening - What angle should I sharpen my knife at?
How do I achieve the best finish using your horizontal attachment setup?
Products -- Sheath & Holster -- [Info/Support]
Why didn't my Master Series Rivet Flaring Press come with the base plate pin?
Pro Line Digital Laser Thermometer: Instructions: Download
Returns -- [Info/Support]
What is the return address?
What is the return policy?
Sales -- [Info/Support]
Can I order from a live sales person?
Shipping & Tracking -- [Info/Support]
Do you ship internationally?
How do I get a shipping estimate?
What is the shipping Policy?
Where can I track my package online?
My tracking number does not work
 

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 Sharpening - What angle should I sharpen my knife at? 27260
 Basic Knife History 9416
 Knife Safety Tips 7334
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 Drop Point Tactical Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 2939
 Common sharpening angles 2788
 Modern Skinner: Instructions: Download 2615
 Stinger Folding Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 2376
 Bobcat Folding Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 2289
 Framelock Folding Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 2246
 Combat Survivor Kit: Instructions: Download 2190
 Gentleman's Companion Kit: Instructions: Download 2177
 American Patriot Butterfly Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 1922
 GPC Folding Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 1916
 HT Boot Bowie Kit: Instructions: Download 1871
 Do you ship internationally? 1856
 Knife Making Steels - Glossary 1847
 Oregon Skinner Kit: Instructions: Download 1798
 SG4 Series: Instructions: Download 1796
 Delta 5 Series: Instructions: Download 1781
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 Delta 5 Fixed Blade Kit: Instructions: Download 1718
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 Mustang Lockback Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 1630
 DDR2 Folding Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 1619
 Sundown Trapper Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 1583
 Glossary of Knife Handle Materials 1493
 Laguiole Slipjoint Kit: Instructions: Download 1452
 Dress Kukri Kit: Instructions: Download 1386
 DDR3 Locking Liner Kit: Instructions: Download 1374
 MDR1911 Folding Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 1330
 Where do you make your kits? 1310
 AO-001 Assisted Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 1297
 Clip Point Scout Kit: Instructions: Download 1277
 Basic Knife Sharpening Information 1275
 Clip Point Bowie Kit: Instructions: Download 1257
 Lone Star Lockback Kit: Instructions: Download 1171
 How do I achieve the best finish using your horizontal attachment setup? 1167
 Clip Point Skinner Kit: Instructions: Download 1144
 Choil 1125
 Ricasso 1114
 How do I get a shipping estimate? 1105
 SS2.0/SS3.0 Folding Knife Kit(s): Instructions: Download 1087
 Bearclaw Trapper Folding Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 1075
 Can I order from a live sales person? 1071
 EV4N1 Ultra Skinner Folding Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 1060
 Glossary of Blade Shapes 1031
 Letterman Letter Opener Kit: Instructions: Download 1021
 Alloy Steel 1001
 Glossary of Blade Locks 985
 What are your Skill Ratings all about? 979
 Why didn't my Master Series Rivet Flaring Press come with the base plate pin? 969
 Tang 945
 What is the shipping Policy? 929
 2012 KnifeKits Catalog - Free Download 925
 Fisherman's Filet Kit: Instructions: Download 923
 GX6 Folding Dagger Kit: Instructions: Download 899
 Pony Mid-Lock Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 873
 Glossary of Blade Grinds 844
 Crink 827
 What are your Skill Ratings all about? 800
 Quillion 796
 Scrimshaw 754
 Pins 749
 Lashing Grommets (jimping) 739
 How to get online assistance - (for any support issue) 733
 Glossary of Knife Styles 731
 Scales 711
 Butt (pommel) 706
 Tang Stamp 705
 Do you offer a drill and tap chart? 670
 Bevel 647
 False Edge 645
 Kick 636
 Hilt 631
 Back (spine) 623
 What is the return address? 612
 Escutcheon 579
 Rockwell 570
 I want to make my own handles and backspine, what do I need to know? 548
 Belly 545
 Carbon 517
 Nail Nick (mark) 509
 Butt Cap 503
 General Knife Care, Cleaning and Repair 480
 My Typhoon handles had small spots on them when I unwrapped them from the oiled paper. What are they? 474
 Pen Blade (pen knife) 468
 Guard 462
 
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 I want to make my own folder kit handles and backspine. What do I need to know? 2012-12-12 23:29:52
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 On my folder kit, the bolster does not sit flush. How do I fix this? 2012-12-12 23:23:47
 Dress Kukri Kit: Instructions: Download 2012-12-04 13:44:19
 Letterman Letter Opener Kit: Instructions: Download 2012-12-04 12:39:32
 Delta 5 Fixed Blade Kit: Instructions: Download 2012-12-03 23:18:57
 DDR3 Locking Liner Kit: Instructions: Download 2012-12-03 17:29:25
 Drop Point Tactical Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 2012-12-03 14:35:48
 Laguiole Slipjoint Kit: Instructions: Download 2012-12-03 12:57:21
 Oregon Skinner Kit: Instructions: Download 2012-12-03 10:28:45
 GX6 Folding Dagger Kit: Instructions: Download 2012-12-03 09:27:42
 Modern Skinner: Instructions: Download 2012-12-02 23:49:37
 Framelock Folding Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 2012-11-29 22:54:21
 GPC Folding Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 2012-11-29 14:26:41
 Lone Star Lockback Kit: Instructions: Download 2012-11-29 00:19:26
 HT Boot Bowie Kit: Instructions: Download 2012-11-28 11:08:57
 Damascus Kitchen Knife Series: Instructions: Download 2012-11-21 00:42:25
 EV4N1 Ultra Skinner Folding Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 2012-11-20 00:59:48
 DDR2 Folding Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 2012-11-19 14:37:11
 Clip Point Hunter Kit: Instructions: Download 2012-11-19 12:38:49
 Clip Point Bowie Kit: Instructions: Download 2012-11-18 02:38:03
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 MDR1911 Folding Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 2012-10-24 13:57:34
 Sharpening - What angle should I sharpen my knife at? 2012-10-22 14:59:45
 American Patriot Butterfly Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 2012-08-01 16:11:19
 Boot Skinner: Instructions: Download 2012-07-06 03:41:59
 Sundown Trapper Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 2012-07-05 16:52:12
 Pony Mid-Lock Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 2012-06-04 13:24:20
 Combat Survivor Kit: Instructions: Download 2012-05-30 01:00:51
 Clip Point Skinner Kit: Instructions: Download 2012-05-25 12:19:00
 Clip Point Scout Kit: Instructions: Download 2012-05-25 02:43:00
 Bearclaw Trapper Folding Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 2012-05-24 23:55:28
 Gentleman's Companion Kit: Instructions: Download 2012-05-24 12:28:06
 Fisherman's Filet Kit: Instructions: Download 2012-05-24 00:36:26
 Mustang Lockback Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 2012-05-21 13:57:35
 Stinger Folding Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 2012-05-16 16:35:07
 Bull Shark Folding Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 2012-05-03 15:05:03
 Can I order from a live sales person? 2012-03-05 16:02:06
 I have a question about my bill, who can I speak to? 2012-03-05 15:58:48
 Tang Stamp 2012-03-05 02:28:37
 Tang 2012-03-05 02:28:16
 Serrated 2012-03-05 02:27:50
 Scrimshaw 2012-03-05 02:27:33
 Scales 2012-03-05 02:27:13
 Rockwell 2012-03-05 02:26:53
 Ricasso 2012-03-05 02:26:32
 Quillion 2012-03-05 02:25:58
 Pocket Blade (master blade) 2012-03-05 02:25:33
 Pins 2012-03-05 02:24:54
 Pile Side (reverse side) 2012-03-05 02:24:25
 Pen Blade (pen knife) 2012-03-05 02:23:39
 Nail Nick (mark) 2012-03-05 02:20:36
 Mark Side (obverse) 2012-03-05 02:19:29
 Lashing Grommets (jimping) 2012-03-05 02:18:30
 Lanyard Hole 2012-03-05 02:17:22
 Lanyard (thong) 2012-03-05 02:16:40
 Kick 2012-03-05 02:16:09
 Hone 2012-03-05 02:15:35
 Hilt 2012-03-05 02:14:50
 Guard 2012-03-05 02:14:27
 False Edge 2012-03-05 02:13:38
 Edge 2012-03-05 02:13:01
 Escutcheon 2012-03-05 02:12:34
 Ductility 2012-03-05 02:11:32
 Crink 2012-03-05 02:11:10
 Choil 2012-03-05 02:10:06
 Carbon 2012-03-05 02:08:47
 Butt Cap 2012-03-05 02:08:27
 Butt (pommel) 2012-03-05 02:05:39
 Blade 2012-03-05 02:02:52
 Bevel 2012-03-05 02:02:24
 Belly 2012-03-05 02:00:28
 Back (spine) 2012-03-05 01:59:56
 Alloy Steel 2012-03-05 01:58:48
 Basic Knife History 2012-03-05 01:53:19
 Knife Safety Tips 2012-03-05 01:51:37
 Basic Knife Sharpening Information 2012-03-05 01:36:49
 General Knife Care, Cleaning and Repair 2012-03-05 01:27:29
 Glossary of Knife Styles 2012-03-05 01:23:15
 Glossary of Blade Shapes 2012-03-05 01:19:08
 Glossary of Blade Locks 2012-03-05 00:42:10
 Glossary of Knife Handle Materials 2012-03-05 00:37:16
 Glossary of Blade Grinds 2012-03-05 00:34:40
 Knife Making Steels - Glossary 2012-03-05 00:30:37
 2012 KnifeKits Catalog - Free Download 2012-03-01 15:19:11
 Do you ship internationally? 2012-02-23 20:23:02