Knife Sheath Question

Alright, here's my question. I ordered a knife (which should be coming soon) that comes with a Nylon sheath. Though there might not be any problems with the sheath itself, I've always preferred leather sheaths. Thus, I plan on making a replica of the sheath provided except made out of leather. The problem is I've never made a sheath for a fixed blade knife before, I've made ones for other people and myself to hold folding knives, but never fixed blade.

So ... how do I go about making sure that the knife blade won't cut through the leather, the leather I have is stiff as a board so there shouldn't be a problem with the sheath bending and the knife poking through.

There's a picture of the knife I ordered along with the provided sheath below.

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Are you worried about the blade going through the leather or the stitching around the edge? If the latter is what you are worried about, you can add a billet layer to make sure the knife only rests against the leather billet and never against the stitching.
LoneWolf (author)  LastProphet77 years ago
Yes the stitching was what I was worried about ... thanks for the tip!!!
everything should be fine you might want to put some polyurethane (justa little to have a good coat of stiffness on the inside so it doesnt tear or cut
LoneWolf (author)  acidbass7 years ago
Thanks, I'll try that.
no prob
No prob bud.
hiltstop7 years ago
LoneWolf: Leather knife sheaths and cases are what I do. I'm sure you have started with your sheath for the wolf knife by now (I have the same knife) but if I can help you with sheath making just let me know. Ted Armstrong Rocky Mount NC
LoneWolf (author)  hiltstop7 years ago
Alright, thanks for the offer.
jjay107 years ago
Maybe try making a kydex sheath and covering it with leather.
LoneWolf (author)  jjay107 years ago
Well, it came with a Nylon sheath. Maybe I could cover that with leather?
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