Making Leather Knife Sheaths, Volume 1

David Hölter & Peter Fronteddu

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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.

Size: 6" x 9" | 350 photos & diagrams | 144 pp
ISBN13: 9780764340154

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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.