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Offline Plywood Bender at Work

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Re: Caper build along, and sheath completed
« Reply #60 on: July 26, 2005, 04:04:00 PM »
Dano,

Are the pins the only thing holding the handle to the blade?  As a master of overkill, I usually epoxy everything together.  Actually, I will drill extra holes in the handle so the epoxy actually goes thru and ties the two sides together.

Nice knife.

Carl

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Re: Caper build along, and sheath completed
« Reply #61 on: July 26, 2005, 06:34:00 PM »
Rick, come on by any time, I have one I made for a while back that I was going to give ya Cloverdale.

Carl, I know alot of guys use nothing but epoxy to hold the pins and scales on, but I like peening them over, as long as the handle doen't get too much abuse it should hold up fine.
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Re: Caper build along, and sheath completed
« Reply #62 on: July 26, 2005, 06:42:00 PM »
I like to use a 8-10 oz. leather like a Litigo or tooling leather. Layout my patern with my posterboard again. A pair of scissors works fine to cut it out.
 
Next cut the welt to fit the outside edge of the sheath.
 
Then cut the inside, useing the knife as the pattern so you get a nice tight fit.
 
Notice I left a little extra behind the blade to hold the knife in the sheath a little better.
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Re: Caper build along, and sheath completed
« Reply #63 on: July 26, 2005, 06:53:00 PM »
I like to use these little paper clips to hold it together to check the fit.
     
Then rivet the belt loop on, it's easier at this point.
     
Next I'll use contact cement to glue the sheath together before I apply the rivets.
     
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Offline frankb

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Re: Caper build along, and sheath completed
« Reply #64 on: July 26, 2005, 06:54:00 PM »
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You are the man, Mr, Dano!  Thank you!

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Offline Dano

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Re: Caper build along, and sheath completed
« Reply #65 on: July 26, 2005, 06:55:00 PM »
Punch holes, and apply rivets
   
And the finished knife
 
I hope you've gained something from this build along, I know there are better ways to do alot of this, but this just happens to be my way. I do appreciate your helpfull tips.
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Offline Caveman IL

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Re: Caper build along, and sheath completed
« Reply #66 on: July 26, 2005, 07:11:00 PM »
Thanks for sharing, Dano-- where do you get your rivets and copper rods?  Larry

Offline Texoma Felton

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Re: Caper build along, and sheath completed
« Reply #67 on: July 26, 2005, 07:14:00 PM »
Dano that was so cool I bet it drops the temp up there several deg.
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Re: Caper build along, and sheath completed
« Reply #68 on: July 26, 2005, 07:16:00 PM »
Your welcome Larry, the brass rod I got at Ace hardware, and the leather goods and hardware i get from this place.  http://www.eleathersupply.com/
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Re: Caper build along, and sheath completed
« Reply #69 on: July 26, 2005, 07:18:00 PM »
Texoma you musta seen the weather forcast for up here  :D  It's supposed to cool off to the 80's tommorow  "[dead]"
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Re: Caper build along, and sheath completed
« Reply #70 on: July 26, 2005, 07:22:00 PM »
BTW, here's a link to a great knife sheath tutorial.
  http://www.knivesby.com/dan-sheath-tutor-1.html

This site is pretty cool too.
 http://www.knivesby.com/knifemaking.html
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Offline dosbow56

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Re: Caper build along, and sheath completed
« Reply #71 on: July 26, 2005, 07:33:00 PM »
dang dano, what don't you do?!?!?  :notworthy:  
very cool indeed. i'm gonna hafta start whoopin-up some trade stock.....LOL
nice job,
dave
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Offline Shaun

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Re: Caper build along, and sheath completed
« Reply #72 on: July 26, 2005, 08:04:00 PM »
I believe this belongs over in the HOW TO section. Nice one Dano!

Offline the Ferret

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Re: Caper build along, and sheath completed
« Reply #73 on: July 26, 2005, 08:15:00 PM »
Nice presentation Dano   :thumbsup:
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Offline Dano

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Re: Caper build along, and sheath completed
« Reply #74 on: July 26, 2005, 08:20:00 PM »
Thanks guys.
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Offline LeeNY

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Re: Caper build along, and sheath completed
« Reply #75 on: July 26, 2005, 08:33:00 PM »
Very nicely done!

My hobby list just keeps getting loooonnnnggggeeeeerrrrr!

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Offline Sparky

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Re: Caper build along, and sheath completed
« Reply #76 on: July 26, 2005, 09:08:00 PM »
Real nice job buddy!...hey did I ever show you my knife Dano made me!   :knothead:
 Awesome "tute" and VERY good pics...

Sparky (the price just went up on Dano's knives)
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Re: Caper build along, and sheath completed
« Reply #77 on: July 26, 2005, 09:27:00 PM »
Here's mine...eat ya heart out gents. This here is gonna skin me a guuden this year!

 

Sparky
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Offline Guru

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Re: Caper build along, and sheath completed
« Reply #78 on: July 26, 2005, 09:32:00 PM »
Dano...you make things like this look too easy bud.Never even thought about making a knife until now!!!

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Offline James Young

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Re: Caper build along, and sheath completed
« Reply #79 on: July 26, 2005, 10:03:00 PM »
Dano, Absolutley awesome work.. thanks for the buildalong..

James Young

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