Introduction: Decorate a Knife Sheath
In this instructable I will show you how to upgrade a boring knife sheath. I will be using a woodburner to burn right on the sheath
I had previously made this sheath for the karambit that I made from a table saw blade which I do not recommend unless you are making a small knife and don't mind it being thin
PS. this only will work with a leather sheath
Step 1: Find Design
A karambit is an Asian knife I'm not sure where exactly it's from but I know it's a country in Asia.
I Googled Asian symbols because I thought it would fit the knife and I found 2 picture's with words. If I did it correctly it should say Dragon Death.
As I am writing this I realized that I made a stupid mistake, I used a symbol from each picture and I can't read it so for all I know it could be 2 completely different languages. If you want to do something similar make sure to be specific IE. Japanese symbols, Chinese symbols etc.
Step 2: Practice Copying the Symbols
I used a pen and paper to copy the writing just to see the dimensions and to practice
Step 3: Copy on Sheath
I used a pencil to write on the sheath it's easier to fix mistakes and it's not permanent
Step 4: Set Up Woodburner
this step should be pretty self explanatory, but if it's not plug in the woodburner in and let it heat up
Step 5: Get Some Music
woodburning isn't necessarily boring but it is time consuming and it's easier for me to concentrate when I'm listening to music. The music of the night ?
Step 6: Burn Your Design
Using the woodburner follow the pencil marks and go nice and slow to get a uniform color but Don't leave it in one spot for to long
I use the pencil marks as a guide but I also have the picture next to me because the pencil marks aren't perfect
Step 7: Finished
finished thanks for reading leave a comment below
If it doesn't actually say Dragon Death I don't really care it still looks cool.
Bug If somebody can read this and tell me if it actually says Dragon Death it would be appreciated