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Discussion in 'Carothers Performance Knives' started by NJBillK, Jul 29, 2017.
One of Bud’s finest creations IMHO.
Sorry double post
That is DOPE AF @.357gus !
Thanks Renato. It’s one of my favorites. @untytled
I keep finding these great Joufuu sheath that fit the DEK1!
Got this ESEE3 Discreet Carry Clip Sheath on the JouFuu website. It’s designed to clip on to your belt, and it’s supposed to be for OWB carry, but my belt is too thick for it. However, I found it’s great for clipping IWB without the belt, and ISP also. It fits the DEK1 perfectly, and since the DEK1 is designed to work well in reverse grip, I can clip it IWB in reverse, and I’m ready to go in reverse grip as soon as I draw the knife. It can also be easily drawn in saber grip by rotating your arm internally, and externally rotating as you pull up.
DEK1 in JouFuu ISP on the right,
and EDC2 in RLOCUSTOMLEATHER Crossdraw on the left.
Not that I can take it anywhere but the garage this summer...
FK2 with taco style Sagewood Gear:
holy shit, that is cool!
Thanks man! I like your work too
The process for those rivets is still cool as hell to me. I've thrown out more copper wire than I care to admit and never thought of using it in that way.
Daverous, Lorien can confirm of course but I'm pretty sure these are the copper rivets he's using. Saddler Rivets are awesome and a rock solid way to secure leather, I used to use them all of the time. You can give them a hammered look, brushed look and even add a dab of brass black to give them a dark patina. Very versatile.
Orly? Thought those were the ones he was making from the scavenged copper wire?
Totally possible and apologies if that's the case and I missed a post about it - even more cool
nope, the amount of work to make rivets isn't worth it unless I need to do it, ie; longer than can be bought. I think the hand made ones look cooler, but... function over form etc.
Ya set me straight! Either way a very neat process to make them.
I was wondering if it actually paid off compared to buying them. I've been using the cheap brass units with decent success and I couldn't imaging being able to make them for cheaper. The hand made effect, while not always cost effective, definitely resinates.
I'll be checking those rivets out, for sure.
it literally didn't pay off. Apart from now I have a leather sheath for the Keffeler, put together the way I envisioned. For the sheaths above, the two upper rivets actually serve a purpose beyond holding the sheath together, and the dimensions and consistency are important