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Making Leather Knife Sheaths by Joe Keeslar

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ABS Master Smith and author Joe Keeslar teaches how to make a leather sheath for a knife.

Softcover, 124 pages, illustrated

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Description

ABS Master Smith and author Joe Keeslar teaches how to make a leather sheath for a knife.

This 124 page book includes:

  • Making and Cutting a Sheath Pattern
  • Locating the Pattern on the Side of Leather
  • Cutting the Leather
  • Beveling, Burnishing and Creasing Raw Edges
  • Pouch Style Sheath
  • Templates
  • Swinger Style Sheath
  • Sheath for a Single Cross Guard
  • Sheath with Handle Retaining Strap
  • Sheath for a Cross Guard Knife: Bowie or Fighter
  • Mexican Single Loop/Buscadero (Westyern Style) Sheath
  • Embelllishment Part I; Basket Weave and Stamping
  • Embellishment Part II: Leather Carving and Tooling
  • Machine Stitching with Leather Sewing Machine
  • Frontier or Buckskinner’s Style Sheath
  • Shoulder Sheath and Harness
  • Molding Leather Pouches
  • Kinds oand Uses of Metal Fastners
  • Conchos, Spots and Spikes
  • Dyes, Stains and Finishes
  • Final Finish on the Leather
  • Conclusion

Additional information

Weight 1.5 lbs
Publisher

American Bladesmith Society

Pages

124