Engraving, Ti anodizing, regrinds and mods
Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider
- May 29, 2004
That's some awsome work Mike! How do you like the flippers? Seems like I'd flip the ammo right into the back of my hand!I've had some fun making slingshots. I've been taking a break from it, but do have a few more planned... John sent some really cool material with my Cowbell that I'm dying to work with
Those are great John! Match up perfect with the sheaths!So here's something I actually did make a few years ago...frogs for the CS Laredo Bowie sheaths. Since they had such a large "button", I included a little strap to really lock it in, but also made it removable. I made one of each color for myself, and actually sold one of each on ebay, so I'ze a perfessional! So John, if you ever need leather advice, I'm your guy!
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Very nice, Ray!! Love the looks of all of them!Here are some knife handling projects I have done. I've enjoyed doing these but have been humbled by each one. I have respect for the Masters - present company included.
A couple of YP puukko blanks ~
English Elm and Jatoba with a bronze collar sleeved over the Jatoba for the bolster. ~
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Teak and deer antler shed and stacked birch bark. ~
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Here a blank by ETHAN GOSS ~
Stacked birch bark with bronze bolster.
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This one by @BogdanS ~
Apple Coral and ebony
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Some more to come in my imaginings ...
That looks super cool! I went cross eyed for a bit trying to follow the pattern!
Thanks Dennis! I really like them. I'd be lying if I said I never hit the hand. There's a technique to the ones with the small gaps, but if you're not careful you'll feel it for sure!That's some awsome work Mike! How do you like the flippers? Seems like I'd flip the ammo right into the back of my hand!
Good stuff Frank. I particularly like the wallet.I've been swamped with our retirement house but today I found time to take some pics to show one of my hobbies. I'm not a leather craft expert, always liked working with leather but never had the time to try different projects until I retired. I hope to get back at it when the house project slows down. I've tried everything from small cases to a simple coaster, some I like to make and others are a challenge because I don't have much patience.
Here's an inside the pants holster I made for my S&W 380, I made it with a removable strap which I don't use
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Back or front pocket fixed sheaths, I used Fiebing antique gel to give it the used look
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This is my last project, I love this big trapper and wanted a sheath for multiple use, front or rear pocket or on the belt. It turned out alright but the next one I'm going to make, I'll keep a heavy weight leather for the sheath but use a lighter weight for the belt and maybe the sheath won't bow a little.
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Here's a few pocket knife slips, the one on the right I made for CRK Mnandi with quality light weight leather
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I've made a few wallets, here's one dyed black
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Here's a watch strap for my Timex I wear often, I never owned an expensive watch because I break them often.
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