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One Cent Arrowhead

By on September 20, 2013

Step 1: Materials

you will need
1 Hammer
1 Set of scissor-like incredibly strong  cutting device. (must be able to cut a penny)
1 Penny
Vice (semi-optional, you can probably get it to work without, but it makes life easier)
whetstone
flat head screw driver

Step 2: Making the arrow head

step2

Step1:
use the hammer to flatten the penny as thin as possible without tearing the metal
besides making it sharper it work hardens the metal, making it stronger.
Step2:
cut the penny into a sharp wedge shape, about 30 degrees.

 

Step 3: Making the arrowhead part 2

step3

Cut of the round bottom of the arrowhead.

Step 4: Making the notches for attachment

step4

Using the Flathead like a chisel, make to notches on either side of the arrowhead to wrap string through for the attachment to the shaft

Step 5: Sharpening

step5

Using the whet stone sharpen the edges at about a 27 degree angle. pay special attention to the tip. 
now your ready to attach the arrowhead.

by Rockser11

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