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For Immediate Release | March 2012
“Making Leather Knife Sheaths, Volume 1”
Complete guide with in-depth instructions to making a leather sheath for your fixed-blade knife using four complete patterns and 350 photos and diagrams.
Atglen P.A. — 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.
David Hölter 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.
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This title and over 4,500 Schiffer titles can be purchased at www.schifferbooks.com, your local bookseller, and numerous online retailers.
Size: 6 x 9
Illustrations: 350 photos & diagrams
Page Count: 144
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