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Offline Poor Bull

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Tacked Knife Sheath
« on: August 12, 2008, 11:07:21 PM »
I am excited about my recent success with using brass tacks.  I've ruined a lot of tacks and leather attempting to make a knife sheath.  The trick was to heat the point red hot with a propane torch while holding the head with pliers.  After cooling, the nail can be easily bent over and the point hammered back into the leather.
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Re: Tacked Knife Sheath
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2008, 01:47:35 PM »
  You might find it even easier using the original type all solid brass tacks.
  http://www.thetrunkshoppe.com/     They cost more, but are probably worth the extra, and are correct.

Offline Brian Jordan

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Re: Tacked Knife Sheath
« Reply #2 on: August 15, 2008, 07:20:11 PM »
That is a nice looking sheath, glad you got it figured out.
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