Redmeadow Model 1 (2nd run)

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  1. mitch4ging

    mitch4ging

    Jun 16, 2015
    Do you hand stitch with saddle stitching?
     
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    Redmeadow Knives John Conner / lessismore Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Aug 29, 2010
    Thanks Ray, I appreciate that.
     
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    Redmeadow Knives John Conner / lessismore Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Aug 29, 2010
    Yes sir, hand stitching and saddle stitched.
     
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  4. mitch4ging

    mitch4ging

    Jun 16, 2015
    You do a good job on 'em!
     
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    Redmeadow Knives John Conner / lessismore Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Aug 29, 2010
    Thanks Dennis, appreciate that man. Leatherwork tries my patience. I'm gettin these prepped to dye and I know I'm forgetting to do something before that I can't do after!
     
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  6. Melvin-Purvis

    Melvin-Purvis Not a Registered User Staff Member Super Mod

    Jan 14, 2001
    You're a very talented young man there, Mr. Conner! :cool:
     
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    Redmeadow Knives John Conner / lessismore Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Aug 29, 2010
    Thanks Shel, it's just stubbornness!
     
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    Redmeadow Knives John Conner / lessismore Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Aug 29, 2010
    Sheath bits and pieces.
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    Redmeadow Knives John Conner / lessismore Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Aug 29, 2010
    The girls are off to the big city. Sheaths are dyed and dryin, my boy wanted to make hot things, so we were forging some S hooks when the Freight company called and said they're on their way with a tool that I've been wanting for a long while. Then maybe a trip down the road and hopefully wrap up the day with some hand stitching. That's a good day off, man I can't wait to retire so I can get some work done:D
     
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    Redmeadow Knives John Conner / lessismore Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Aug 29, 2010
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  11. TPVT

    TPVT Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 14, 2012
    oohhhh what is it!?? what a tease! :rolleyes:
     
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    Redmeadow Knives John Conner / lessismore Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Aug 29, 2010
    Nothing spectacular but a bit of a game changer for the shop. It's s mini mill that will act as a variable speed drill press and a mill for slotting guards and end caps, cutting fullers, surfacing handle materials, things like that. You know, things that knifemakers geek out on:D
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  13. TPVT

    TPVT Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 14, 2012
    excellent. sure is purty. congrats.
     
  14. Melvin-Purvis

    Melvin-Purvis Not a Registered User Staff Member Super Mod

    Jan 14, 2001
    Wow, that's pretty geeky!

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    I can hear it now... ;)
     
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    Scott Hanson Moderator Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Sep 6, 2014
    Nice new addition to your shop John, looking forward to see what you do with it. I've been thinking about something like that for a while now too.
     
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    Redmeadow Knives John Conner / lessismore Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Aug 29, 2010
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  17. mitch4ging

    mitch4ging

    Jun 16, 2015
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  18. mgam

    mgam Gold Member Gold Member

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    Jul 10, 2011
    That’s a beautiful, rich color. I like that sheath style as well.
     
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    Redmeadow Knives John Conner / lessismore Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Aug 29, 2010
    Handy as can be, I'd actually like another one even smaller. I hammer my stitches down afterwards and the face is beveled enough where it doesn't mar the leather.
    Thanks, there's a tiny bit of "British Tan" dye in the mix that kind of brings the color closer to a shade of the stacked leather.
     
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  20. Melvin-Purvis

    Melvin-Purvis Not a Registered User Staff Member Super Mod

    Jan 14, 2001
    #socordovan :thumbsup:
     
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