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    Username Post: making a backsewn Scandi sheath        (Topic#834660)
    B Sargent
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    10-09-11 10:52.49 - Post#2396626    


        In response to foxhunter

    This thread was a big inspiration and help Fox!

    ... also ... for me ... not as easy as it looks!

    Here's my knife for a necker challenge with its' back sewn and bees waxed sheath.

    I just love this style and will make many more like this. Thank you

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    3Gsus
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    04-26-12 12:35.01 - Post#2465467    


        In response to B Sargent

    Great looking knife and sheath! I'll be making my first soon too. Something about the end of those traditional scandi sheaths that's so inviting.
     
    CAMski67
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    03-29-13 23:12.14 - Post#2541058    


        In response to foxhunter

    Great tutorial, new to scandi knifemaking. I lovem. is there no welt i the back sewn sheath?
     
    foxhunter
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    04-07-13 22:49.55 - Post#2542992    


        In response to CAMski67

    No. A Scandi sheath is sewn in the rear. No need to protect the stitching fob the edge which is the purpose of a welt.
    If you leave just enough space ahead of the edge so it doesn't cut into the leather, the tight fitting Scandi sheath needs no welt. If you want some (unnecessary/extra) feature to add some security ahead of the edge a wooden insert or semi-wooden/antler sheath is the way to go.
    However this sheath style is in use in Scandinavia since Viking ages and has proven perfectly reliable.
    Goert.

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