Introduction: How to Make a Knife Sheath

How I make a simple leather knife sheath.

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john pedersen made it! (author)2013-12-17

Excellent video, well done! I have a Russel belt knife that needs a sheath, I shall follow your instructions.

dent244 made it! (author)2012-06-11

how did you use the compass to mark the holes?

J_M_Ped made it! (author)J_M_Ped2012-07-24

I think he just used a compass that has the points on either end as a guided hole punch. By setting it to a certain width he could be sure the spacing was the same between every hole. Then he used the divots left to line up the drill bit. At least that's what I would do.

icraigs made it! (author)2012-04-16

Very good!

Loved the detail on your video, V gouge and 6 0z leather and the plastic wrap! (loved that little trick!)... they say the devil is in the details.

I got most of it, just what sort of stitching do you use? I have some tougher "BlueJean" Thread I would like to use, but I've not done this before. Also, how do you get the Pen marks out of the leather?

Thanks for your video.

Grimmy Grim made it! (author)2011-12-11

Thank you very much, I appreciated this as you've covered my thoughts on which glue and I like your methods-warm water form, clamp, glue, then sew.

buddhajack1031 made it! (author)2011-07-03

Seriously this a pretty good video on how to make a "custom" knife sheath. Good work!

makingcustomknives made it! (author)makingcustomknives2011-07-03

Thank you very much!

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