Forging a 5160 Spring Steel HUNTING KNIFE (Part 2)

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  • Published on Jan 7, 2019
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    OH man this was a lot of work, but I'm making mad progress. Today we grind, shape, and quench the ever-loving H*CK out of this knife, it's all looking extra promising. I'm just as excited for the finished project as all of you haha.
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  • ZNA Productions
    ZNA Productions  5 months ago +886

    Sorry I'm up late. Unfortunately I like making videos again.
    Hey I know it's a fahny joke and all, but January and February are absolute h*ck for ad revenue. This month I'm gonna be living off the merch sales almost exclusively, the PLEASE give the stuff a peek. Stuff's actually mad comfy.

    • K Grimm
      K Grimm 4 months ago

      Yeh I'm addicted to carbs and suger recently, and coffee, ADHD thing I dunno. Anyhow, what are ya pounding on, looks RxRish? Been looking for something myself, and been $aving up for a belt sander/grinder... Speaking of grinding, some who have 4in belt grinders usually cut the sides off for a nice crisp 4in platten.

    • Rony Casco
      Rony Casco 4 months ago

      I love u

    • Obscurify
      Obscurify 4 months ago

      alright but u gotta gimme a kiss

  • Sam Shind
    Sam Shind 6 days ago

    That notch also can be used to stop blood from running down to the handle.

  • Brock Nyren
    Brock Nyren 22 days ago

    .200 or 2 hundred thousandths. It’s metal machine talky talk.

  • FlamingScythe53
    FlamingScythe53 Month ago

    Optimism

  • Muffin Man
    Muffin Man Month ago

    The hands on the h*ck off shirt are backwards

  • DesignatedVillain
    DesignatedVillain Month ago

    Look at that SLAV SQUAT!

  • Alex Duke
    Alex Duke Month ago

    2/10ths of an inch dude come on now it's a caliper not a sextant

  • Thepcmaster 1.0
    Thepcmaster 1.0 Month ago

    If you fear death for the possibility that being un-alive may be quite frightening, simply ask yourself: "How afraid was I before I was born?" -Bartholomew Richard Fitzgerald-Smythe.
    12:08

  • Ben Pratt
    Ben Pratt Month ago

    In woodwork we start at 80 grit

  • Skyler Burdisss
    Skyler Burdisss 2 months ago

    Wooooo, eli with the insightful wisdoms

  • Hemanta Puri
    Hemanta Puri 2 months ago

    13:56 The trees speak Vietnamese

  • Max Gustafsson
    Max Gustafsson 2 months ago

    13:45 Hahaha my man

  • Max Gustafsson
    Max Gustafsson 2 months ago

    7:46 lol

  • Jr The Annoying Cheeseburger

    Good on you Eli

  • Garrett Moore
    Garrett Moore 2 months ago

    higher grit. just because theres people that don't understand how sand paper works in your audience don't try to go around the terms. 80 grit is courser than 180 grit but its still going up in the grit

  • Mercury gaming
    Mercury gaming 2 months ago

    You're a flat earther so also Waters Dry to I'm unsubscribing

  • Dankis Memis
    Dankis Memis 2 months ago

    13:49 Ya know what that means right?

  • RetardedGayness
    RetardedGayness 2 months ago

    Eli is the living proof that you can be christian and a memeboi

  • Jayden Vitt
    Jayden Vitt 2 months ago

    the "2 unit things" on the calipers is 0.200 (well you measured 0.201) inches, or also pronounced "two-hundred thousandths". The dial reads .001-.099 between the tenths position, so if the hand of the dial was at the 'three o'clock' position and you passed the 1 inch mark, between the 1 and 2 tenths position, that would be 1.125in. (by now you've either figured it out or someone else has told you, but I'm a machinist and your videos helped me try and get into a field working with my hands, and I use dial calipers daily so I figured I'd try and help you out)

  • ypdonny
    ypdonny 3 months ago

    Man thank you for reminding me to just go for it and figure stuff out along the way. I was all about just going for it with forging and fabing things about a year ago, and then something changed and I kinda lost the desire to put my head down and just try new things. I'm excited to get to my "shop" again. Also, I am a youth pastor and in this video you said you go to church. That is awesome! What church do you go to?

  • SuckyGamer bruh
    SuckyGamer bruh 3 months ago

    You flashbanged me at 9:50

  • H U N G E R Y
    H U N G E R Y 3 months ago

    Gonna try to support the new format with lots of consistent uploads x) watching all the vids on my phone with no Adblock

  • Ol' Al
    Ol' Al 3 months ago

    Dang man, that intro hit me, I'm gonna do it, I'm gonna cut back

  • Mason Leighton
    Mason Leighton 3 months ago

    anyone know the song at 10:03

  • KilROY WAZ [X]
    KilROY WAZ [X] 3 months ago

    ELI GONE TRUE SLAV
    *HARD SLAVIC BASS INTENSIFIES* 13:50

  • Zaaambieez
    Zaaambieez 3 months ago

    13:53
    A S S
    T O
    G R A S S

  • Grave boy Y
    Grave boy Y 3 months ago

    wut THE H*CK is the song u used in the vid PLZ?...

  • Addison Coleman-Brewer
    Addison Coleman-Brewer 3 months ago

    Hey what's the track at 13:51?

  • RED
    RED 3 months ago

    I k n e w Eli was a true slav!

  • Фёдор Махин
    Фёдор Махин 3 months ago

    On 13:53 it was very funny because I’m from Russia and understood the words! Respect!😆😆😆😆😆 Maybe you know maybe not, they’re slang words.

  • Gabriel Baclagon
    Gabriel Baclagon 3 months ago

    That thingy is called a choil

  • Sterling Clements
    Sterling Clements 3 months ago

    What happened to the music he used to play?

  • Martin Šlajprt
    Martin Šlajprt 4 months ago

    That sort of gap helps when You're hardening the steel. At the area of plunge line there is big difference between thick ricasso and the edge of the blade and when You harden it, there's a chance it will crack right in that spot, resulting in a weak and useless blade. By the way I really like Your attitude and passion for making knives and so... You don't have the best equipment, You're not professional but You've taken the opportunity to actually make something instead of spending lots of time on PC. That You do anyway and that's the reason why are your videos as good as they are. Thanks for man who has taken his life into his hands!

  • Brodie Saltsman
    Brodie Saltsman 4 months ago

    12:08, where did you get that quote, and why the peanut guy?

  • domicorb30001
    domicorb30001 4 months ago

    If you fear death for the possibility that being un-alive may be quite frightening, simply ask yourself: "How afraid was I before I was born?" Bartholomew Richard Fitzgerald-Smythe

  • Ayman Bou Ghanem
    Ayman Bou Ghanem 4 months ago

    Boi i know u r already done with the knife but for future projects keep the blade moving while in the oil, this prevents the formation of valour pockets which would totally ruin the temper. Other than that gr8 video thumbs up

  • maat English
    maat English 4 months ago

    if u fear death for the possibility that being unalive is quite frightening, simply ask yourself: " how afraid was i before i was born ?"

  • Kurt Maier
    Kurt Maier 4 months ago

    This kid will really be something when he stops whining and grows to be a man. Keep it all balled up. Deep inside. Where it belongs. Like a real man. We all could complain, but who the hell is really going to listen? Toughness is not something that someone starts out with. Its cultivated. Like a field of shit. Keep up the great work and vids. My suggestion is to just cut the bullshit. All praise to jesus and all. But it is the real world buckaroo.

  • Will
    Will 4 months ago

    Hope you’re doing better man! We love you!

  • Callsign Nomad
    Callsign Nomad 4 months ago

    BRO, i love the glasses

  • Just A Dude
    Just A Dude 4 months ago

    Real cool kid does dumb thing with fire really fast, January 2019, colorized.

  • Jengellang
    Jengellang 4 months ago

    I love the edits now. Its like markiplier mixed with king of random

  • Jengellang
    Jengellang 4 months ago

    Yeah, go from the scratchiest to least sratchy

  • aj also aj
    aj also aj 4 months ago

    I have church in the morning,making a knife

  • James Sykes
    James Sykes 4 months ago

    5:06, that made me giggle OwO

  • Isaac Jameson
    Isaac Jameson 4 months ago

    I tried way too hard to read the quote at 12:08

  • diggle149
    diggle149 4 months ago

    Holy shit I didnt know you were in Westmont dude I work in La Grange that's like way closer than I thought, that is super weird to think about

  • TraitorTrevour
    TraitorTrevour 4 months ago

    You're a real swell fellow.

  • Blobber Bloober
    Blobber Bloober 4 months ago

    if you fear death for the possibility that being un-alive may be quite frightening , simply ask yourself: "How afraid was I before I was born?"
    -Bartholomew Richard Fitzgerald-Smythe
    that what the thing says 12:07

  • Billy Bones
    Billy Bones 4 months ago

    I know how depression is man, takes a lot of effort to get motivated to do anything

  • Kameron Abrusci
    Kameron Abrusci 4 months ago

    Also man, do you think in some parts of the videos you can put a time stamp of how long a step took you and also why you're doing some of these things "like tempering" I understand the gist of it all but am confused on what all of the steps exactly do to the steel, and also in one part of the video near the end you said you didn't want it to get too hot when you were grinding it I'm unsure why.
    Anyways, I've always loved your videos man I've been subscribed to your forever keep up the good work.

  • Kameron Abrusci
    Kameron Abrusci 4 months ago

    Hey anyone know what those boots are? I want them

  • Sniper Snake
    Sniper Snake 4 months ago

    Is he a true slav or a western spy commie???

  • will york
    will york 4 months ago

    this is a really important question, i hope you see this, but i am in the same state as you were. i eat like shit and ive had those same painful heart issues. as well as depression. if it really is the food, what exactly have you cut out, and what exactly (well mostly) do you now stick to eating? i really need to know cause its hard to know what may or may not have small amounts of carbs or sugars with all the different things you eat in a day. if you see this, i hope you reply

  • High carbon Hoosier
    High carbon Hoosier 4 months ago

    I suffer from depression myself bro it is no joke when it pops its ugly little head out ive never thought of adjusting my diet to see how ot helps i might try that.

  • JaBBerSmack
    JaBBerSmack 4 months ago

    9:58. 😆

  • FreshPrince1892
    FreshPrince1892 4 months ago

    You are not funny! And you also talk to much!!!

  • Hobo Joe
    Hobo Joe 4 months ago

    Spent 3 minutes trying to pause on that quote, was good

  • Hobo Joe
    Hobo Joe 4 months ago

    That breath lol

  • Hobo Joe
    Hobo Joe 4 months ago

    Bro same with the eating sweets n cereal all the time, changing it helps alot. Stey heking awesome dude.

  • weasle min
    weasle min 4 months ago

    It's a higher grit

  • Maxwell Belmont
    Maxwell Belmont 4 months ago

    It’s called a choil

  • Sietse Van Overstraeten

    I was eating winegums while you were talking about cutting sugar out. I’m able to stop eating Candy and shit, But You’re never gonna stop me from eating all the fruit I see.

  • LWI Supporter
    LWI Supporter 4 months ago

    Goddammit Eli, we need MOAR grinding montages. De look tu pwette

  • Paul The AstroNut
    Paul The AstroNut 4 months ago

    How the heck is it possible that you look old in some vids and now look young again.

  • m t
    m t 4 months ago

    good luck on the knife

  • rodrigo araujo ferreira

    "not depressed anyomre" :D :D :D :D :D :D :D

  • Pathfinder
    Pathfinder 4 months ago

    6:56 that's an indicator that someone have been cooking meth

  • No Subscription Required - Gaming and Reviews

    Lol Skittles! I decided to quit Skittles and Cheetos before Christmas, and I haven't had a Skittles despite being given them in stockings hah! It's so hard at first!

  • Daniel Choi
    Daniel Choi 4 months ago

    The message is at 12:09. Your welcome

  • OG BLACKOUT
    OG BLACKOUT 4 months ago

    * throws sour patch kids away * I guess im not cool any more

  • Asher Mitchell-Smith
    Asher Mitchell-Smith 4 months ago

    it makes me so incredibly happy that you are feeling better and more motivated and less depressed and all of that! I hope that times like these keep encouraging you if you are ever struggling again in the future.

  • Twitch.tv/SForti
    Twitch.tv/SForti 4 months ago

    This is a Christian channel- CYKCA BLYAT

  • Ninja Jessie
    Ninja Jessie 4 months ago

    Oh nooooooo my computer corrupted and I unsubscribed...

  • jojo mendoza
    jojo mendoza 4 months ago

    millimeters its millimeters bro

  • Aningaaq Petersen
    Aningaaq Petersen 4 months ago

    7:26 thought he was laughing

  • Aningaaq Petersen
    Aningaaq Petersen 4 months ago

    0:07 DELTA got that tri-force

  • Robert Faulkner
    Robert Faulkner 4 months ago +2

    suffered from extreme mood swings, type 2 diabetes, and depression.
    I get my carbs now from vegitables only, and eat what would be considered Keto I guess.
    But my mood is stabilized, my anger swings are all but gone, my blood sugar has been steady at 93-105, and I'm not depressed.
    I also don't get hangry anymore.
    I also have lost almost 40lbs lol

  • LOKI OKVLTYS
    LOKI OKVLTYS 4 months ago

    Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaat ....
    You live in the shitty state of Illinois

    May the anime god's bless your wallet

  • HatGuy
    HatGuy 4 months ago

    A proper slav squat mmmmmmm

  • Steffen Tysnes
    Steffen Tysnes 4 months ago

    That was a mighty fine squat!

  • The sheep Team
    The sheep Team 4 months ago

    I have the same depression issue but my eating habits are that I basically don’t eat anything at all. Do you have any suggestions?

  • Kami Thulak
    Kami Thulak 4 months ago

    The "one frame quote" is - If you fear death for the possibility that being un-alive may be quite frightening, simply ask yourself: "How afraid was I before I was born?" - by Barholomew Richard Fitzgerlad Smythe.

  • Andrews
    Andrews 4 months ago

    Eli, the "units" on the calibers are in thousandths of an inch. So where the knife was .200, it was at 200 thousandths

  • Kami Thulak
    Kami Thulak 4 months ago

    Working instead of playing games? Sounds german to me :P

  • Pyro_Gaming hardbass
    Pyro_Gaming hardbass 4 months ago

    14:00 heels on ground he is true gopnik

  • Ian Stradian
    Ian Stradian 4 months ago

    The Notch at the end of the bevel is called a “Spanish Notch”.
    It does help with sharpening and with keeping your bevel plunge clean.

  • Matteo Miller
    Matteo Miller 4 months ago

    sorry honestly I haven't watched your videos in a while so I thought you had a disease so that's why you have been so skinny

  • Matt R
    Matt R 4 months ago

    12:20 is that not literally what a furnace is?😂

  • kaiCast
    kaiCast 4 months ago

    you play games? wanna make a gaming channel? I'd watch

  • Smiley Ned
    Smiley Ned 4 months ago

    Love ya m8 keep is up

  • yuri guimaraes
    yuri guimaraes 4 months ago

    idk why but your videos never appear in my subscription and it annoys me because u make great videos

  • Douglass MacArthur
    Douglass MacArthur 4 months ago

    Dear Eli, please put a reminder near the door or the exits to turn off the space heater.

  • Chantz Freiheit
    Chantz Freiheit 4 months ago

    The lower grit the rougher the higher the finer

  • Luke Fle
    Luke Fle 4 months ago

    Good Heckstian puts his faith a🅱️ove his work

  • Luke Fle
    Luke Fle 4 months ago

    3 lbs of sour patch kids? That's not cute that's the dia🅱️eetus

  • Kevin Lee
    Kevin Lee 4 months ago

    You should try a stacked leather handle in the future. It's easier than you might think. Bought a 5lb bag of leather scraps for $9 at hobby lobby and just made one for the very first time and it turned out really nice especially since I very rarely make knives.

  • bradburybadboi
    bradburybadboi 4 months ago

    Knife part 3?

  • Skaibutts
    Skaibutts 4 months ago

    I have to say, I'm really enjoying these multi-part builds. Really hope it takes any stress away from the process as well. I like happy Eli!

  • Synner
    Synner 4 months ago

    Higher grit is a higher number of particles in a given space.