43 Things you can do with a pocketknife

43 Things you can do with a pocketknife

1 – Can remove labels or stickers from various products or vehicles
2 – Used to strip or cut wires
3 – Trimming out or clipping newspaper articles or coupons
4 – Carving messages, designs or words into a tree
5 – Can be used to trim a bandage to fit a wound
6 – To slice open an envelope
7 – To open packages, boxes, or presents
8 – Make a point by shaving wood into a spear or arrows
9 – Can be used to sharpen writing utensils, like a pencil
10 – Cleaning dirt from underneath fingernails
11 – Whittling various types of wood into figures or tools
12 – Breaking down cardboard boxes for disposal
13 – Cutting a steak or other foods into pieces during a meal
14 – Targeting an object and throwing the knife.
15 – Pass a knife on to a nephew, along with the knowledge of safe handling.
16 – To harvest fruits or flowers for food or decoration
17 – Strike the back of a knife to a flint to start a fire
18 – By playing Mumbelty Peg – (add an H to the beginning of the address or it will be invalid) ttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mumblety_peg
19 – Can carve apples or pears into various figures or designs
20 – Stick the blade of the knife into food for about 45 seconds to test the temperature of food. Place the heated blade on external skin to test how how the food is.
21 – Set a couple of knives in a row a few inches away from each other, then place a pie on them to cool. (For air circulation of the bottom)
22 – To open a non-twist top bottle
23 – The point of a knife can be used to unscrew difficult or partially stripped screws
24 – Protection and personal defense
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25 – To crack open oysters or clams
26 – Shredding tender to help start a camp fire
26 – Can be used to scale or clean fish
27 – The blade can be used by reflecting the sun off of the blade, useful for signaling to other people at a distance
28 – If heated in a high heat flame, it can be used to cauterize a deep cut or other wound.
29 – A hobby, such as collecting knives
30 – Skinning or dressing game animals
31 – Cutting off loose threads on clothing
32 – To make holes in a jar for air for insect like hostages
33 – Can be used or digging holes or unearthing mines
34 – Can be used to jump live electrical wires or relays (D/C voltage only)
35 – The butt of the knife can be used to break windows for escape
36 – Light prying or, without too much pressure, opening lids to canisters
37 – To pull staples out of walls or even skin
38 – De-burring copper tubing or PVC pipes

39 – To carve out old caulking
40 – The blade can be sharpened as a sort of “past time”
41 – You can add holes to a belt
42 – On the rare occasion it can be used to cut out deep splinters.
43 – Cutting rope/twine
This list could go on quite a bit further If I included uses of swords.


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