Kstaven - Being Creative

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A chef friend came over today looking for A cleaver sheath and a few knife sheaths. Was looking for a vintage look. We steamed, hammered, stretched and then dried the leather to get this effect.
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People spend hundreds on good knives and then lack a way to protect them. The sheaths they come with are either plastic or card stock and both are death on a good blade. I build with a compressed edge waxed runner that will not take the edge off.
 

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Some one told me a business owner needs to be able to turn on a dime. So I did this today.
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Uncle built saddles for a living for decades. Father also did some leather work. For carving you want a good quality vegetable tanned leather. Busted my third cell phone recently. So I built a case based on a holster. LOVE IT!
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My son carves wood and I love the creativity but same thing... $$$. Your work is really an art... makes me smile to see...there is something about seeing, touching something that has been hand crafted with great skill.
 

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My son carves wood and I love the creativity but same thing... $$$. Your work is really an art... makes me smile to see...there is something about seeing, touching something that has been hand crafted with great skill.
I enjoy seeing it as much as being able to create. But what I enjoy more is teaching the craft.
 
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