Pocket Knife

Contest Info

  • Started: 2/22/2008 06:00
  • Ended: 2/26/2008 07:10
  • Level: apprentice
  • Entries: 13
  • Jackpot:
  • FN Apprentice 1st Place $1.5
  • FN Apprentice 2nd Place $0.9
  • FN Apprentice 3rd Place $0.6
Pocket Knife
Contest Directions: Photoshop this pocket knife (CLICK to download) any way you wish. Examples may include merging this pocket knife with some with some objects or animals, placing the pocket knife into some environment, movies, paintings. These are just some ideas.
You have 3 days to submit your entry. Submitting it early will give you plenty of time to read the critique comments and edit your image accordingly.
Many thanks to Keb for sponsoring this contest and to Stock Exchange for providing the source image.

Contest Info

    • Started: 2/22/2008 06:00
    • Ended: 2/26/2008 07:10
    • Level: apprentice
    • Entries: 13
    • Jackpot:
    • FN Apprentice 1st Place $1.5
    • FN Apprentice 2nd Place $0.9
    • FN Apprentice 3rd Place $0.6
13 pictures
  • Pocket Knife Beetle

    Pocket Knife Beetle
  • Health Pocket Knife

    Health Pocket Knife
  • Electronic Gadget Pocket Knife

    Electronic Gadget Pocket Knife
  • Pocket Knife Fish

    Pocket Knife Fish
  • Swiss Bare Essentials Pocket Knife

    Swiss Bare Essentials Pocket Knife
  • David Marat Death by Pocket Knife

    David Marat Death by Pocket Knife
  • Edward Pocket Knife Hands

    Edward Pocket Knife Hands
  • Reverse Pocket Knife

    Reverse Pocket Knife
  • Edward Scissor Hands with a Swiss Pocket Knife

    Edward Scissor Hands with a Swiss Pocket Knife
  • Musical Pocket Knife

    Musical Pocket Knife
13 image entries
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This contest is fueled by the following news: A pocket knife is a variety of knife where the blade of which can be folded into the handle. For the fixation of the blade the knife locks are used. On the modern pocket knives there are arrangements to unfold it with one hand, for example a pin or a hole. The pocket knives are comfortable in urban conditions because of their small sizes. A single item pocket knife only contains the properties of portability. Some pocket knives have a few folding items and also have the properties of a multifunctional instrument. Despite this the most important for all the knives (viz. unfolding knives also) the blade and other compositions are the fore most features for a knife. However a steel blade even in the multi-item knife is a separate factor. The universal pocket knife includes such instruments as: basic blade, accessory cork-screw, awl, can-opener, bottle opener. This is all. It is preferable, that the basic blade contain a plunger pin with it. The plunge pin of the blade eases the work with a knife and gives protection from cuts, stopping the improperly folded blade. It is preferable that the awl should contain a body-size-hole such a hole will not complicate the knife appliance (however it will complicate its production) and it is very comfortable to pass a string through and so on works. Among the knives of "Victorinox" a forceps is also fairly placed which is an item that could not be replaced when necessary for example to get rid of splinters. In the folding knives for the fixation of the blade in an opened position the knife locks are used. Types of Locks: * Linear Lock for the fixation a flat spring is used which presses the blade. In the modification frame the lock is a part of the handle. * Back lock The blade is fixed with the help of a lever from the butt side, from the other side the lever presses the spring, placed in the handle. * AXIS lock, Arc-lock, Plunger lock in these the blade is fixed with a movable axis and others. The original Swedish quality and utility army knives from the supplier of the Swedish army company Wenger are very popular. A total control of quality occurs when they are made as they are hand assembled knives and the working efficiency of all elements are checked.

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