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    Username Post: making a backsewn Scandi sheath        (Topic#834660)
    Journeyman KnifeNut!
    10-19-08 07:07.08 - Post#1664614    

        In response to PWork

    Man, that's a beauty of a Knife!!! Nice sheath too!

    Master Member KnifeNut!
    10-19-08 07:31.11 - Post#1664632    

        In response to stingray4540

    Nice job Goert

    It's useful and interesting to see how someone else does their sheaths.

    Master Member KnifeNut!
    10-19-08 07:34.52 - Post#1664634    

        In response to PWork

    Thanks, friends!

    As well I am hoping, it´s of some use for you all...

    • PWork Said:
    Well done Goert.

    This needs to be stickyfied.....

    already done!

    see here

    the sharper your knife - the easier your life!

    see you at the Fällkniven forum

    Master Member KnifeNut!
    10-19-08 10:31.20 - Post#1664730    

        In response to foxhunter

    Thank you very much for taking the time to post this!

    Looks great and is very interesting.

    Killer of topics

    The Puukko Prophet
    10-19-08 10:47.02 - Post#1664747    

        In response to BIGOX

    Nice work Goert.
    There are some who call me... Tim.

    Edited by tstetz on 10-19-08 10:48.06. Reason for edit: No reason given.
    Master Scandi Builder
    10-19-08 12:49.12 - Post#1664861    

        In response to foxhunter

    Wonderful tutorial Goert, thank you

    Master Member KnifeNut!
    10-19-08 19:59.17 - Post#1665162    

        In response to PWork

    That's a great step by step!

    One note, when using pliers to pull the needles through, be wary of the angle you pull from. I found myself doing stupid things. Lucky I realized my errant ways before I impaled a needle in any body parts. Make sure you pull away from your body. Should be pretty self evident, but I caught myself not paying attention.

    Master Member KnifeNut!
    10-20-08 00:33.09 - Post#1665210    

        In response to Byork

    one day later:
    the sheath is dry. I used some sanded paper to smoothen the leather edges and cut the mouth of the sheath to fit parallel to the birch bark spacers. Looks better this way.

    Then I used some beeswax shoepolish to finish the leather.

    The knife sheathes with a "klick" and is held securely.

    bottom image:
    look how the knife melts into the hand!



    the sharper your knife - the easier your life!

    see you at the Fällkniven forum

    Master Member KnifeNut!
    10-20-08 01:11.37 - Post#1665246    

        In response to foxhunter

    Well done Goert! RC

    Journeyman KnifeNut!
    10-20-08 06:44.52 - Post#1665528    

        In response to RC1947

    Holy %#?&@+!!... Great work, thanks.

    Now I simply must build a knife myself, and it's Your fault
    SOSAK Member

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