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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
Tang Stamp
Butt (pommel)
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?
What do I need to know about heat coloring my bolsters?
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?
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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 Drop Point Tactical Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 2909
 Common sharpening angles 2756
 Modern Skinner: Instructions: Download 2596
 Stinger Folding Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 2343
 Bobcat Folding Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 2232
 Framelock Folding Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 2203
 Combat Survivor Kit: Instructions: Download 2170
 Gentleman's Companion Kit: Instructions: Download 2159
 American Patriot Butterfly Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 1897
 GPC Folding Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 1888
 HT Boot Bowie Kit: Instructions: Download 1852
 Do you ship internationally? 1830
 Knife Making Steels - Glossary 1814
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 DDR2 Folding Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 1608
 Sundown Trapper Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 1565
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 Laguiole Slipjoint Kit: Instructions: Download 1436
 Dress Kukri Kit: Instructions: Download 1374
 DDR3 Locking Liner Kit: Instructions: Download 1359
 MDR1911 Folding Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 1314
 Where do you make your kits? 1299
 AO-001 Assisted Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 1277
 Clip Point Scout Kit: Instructions: Download 1267
 Basic Knife Sharpening Information 1267
 Clip Point Bowie Kit: Instructions: Download 1252
 Lone Star Lockback Kit: Instructions: Download 1157
 How do I achieve the best finish using your horizontal attachment setup? 1156
 Clip Point Skinner Kit: Instructions: Download 1131
 Choil 1121
 Ricasso 1100
 How do I get a shipping estimate? 1089
 SS2.0/SS3.0 Folding Knife Kit(s): Instructions: Download 1073
 Bearclaw Trapper Folding Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 1071
 Can I order from a live sales person? 1056
 EV4N1 Ultra Skinner Folding Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 1043
 Glossary of Blade Shapes 1018
 Letterman Letter Opener Kit: Instructions: Download 1002
 Alloy Steel 987
 Glossary of Blade Locks 969
 What are your Skill Ratings all about? 968
 Why didn't my Master Series Rivet Flaring Press come with the base plate pin? 959
 Tang 930
 What is the shipping Policy? 916
 2012 KnifeKits Catalog - Free Download 915
 Fisherman's Filet Kit: Instructions: Download 913
 GX6 Folding Dagger Kit: Instructions: Download 892
 Pony Mid-Lock Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 869
 Glossary of Blade Grinds 840
 Crink 815
 Quillion 790
 What are your Skill Ratings all about? 786
 Scrimshaw 743
 Pins 737
 Lashing Grommets (jimping) 732
 How to get online assistance - (for any support issue) 724
 Glossary of Knife Styles 717
 Scales 704
 Tang Stamp 699
 Butt (pommel) 695
 Do you offer a drill and tap chart? 662
 Bevel 640
 False Edge 638
 Kick 628
 Hilt 627
 Back (spine) 612
 What is the return address? 603
 Escutcheon 570
 Rockwell 565
 I want to make my own handles and backspine, what do I need to know? 542
 Belly 539
 Carbon 512
 Nail Nick (mark) 501
 Butt Cap 500
 My Typhoon handles had small spots on them when I unwrapped them from the oiled paper. What are they? 472
 General Knife Care, Cleaning and Repair 471
 Pen Blade (pen knife) 464
 Guard 454
 
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 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
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 MDR1911 Folding Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 2012-10-24 13:57:34
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 American Patriot Butterfly Knife Kit: Instructions: Download 2012-08-01 16:11:19
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 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