Making Leather Knife Sheaths - Volume 1 (Spiral)

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Protect that beautiful hand-forged knife you've just completed or keep your favorite piece of cutlery close for daily use with a leather sheath. From basic leather working techniques to a completed sheath, this how-to book will walk you through the steps to produce your own fixed-blade knife sheath. Choose from four different designs, each presented in detail, including a sheath with folded belt loop, a scabbard with leather lining and riveted belt loop, a sheath with safety strap and attached belt loop, and a scabbard with belt clip. Complete with illustrated tips on sketching the sheath design and treating the leather, as well as four complete sheath patterns and a supply list, this guide will provide you with the know-how and tools to make sheaths of your own design.

About the Author

David Holter is a trained orthopedic mechanic and has years of experience working with leather. Peter Fronteddu has established himself as a knife expert. He has written and photographed several volumes in this workshop series.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780764340154
ISBN-10: 0764340158
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing
Publication Date: March 27th, 2012
Pages: 144
Language: English