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Marking knife leather wrap (Japanese) DIY

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Project by mafe posted 10-25-2010 10:30 PM 6079 views 8 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Marking knife leather wrap (Japanese) DIY
A simple quick wrap handle for your Japanese marking knife.

For my marking tools I got myself a beautiful simple Japanese marking knife.
But!
I felt it was too sharp for the hand without a handle, but wanted to keep the Japanese look.
So!

1. The knife wrapped, ready to use.
2. Just the knife.
3. Wrap with cloth tape.
4. Make a loop of the cord, and fasten half.
5. Now wrap.
6. Put the end of the cord through the loop, and pull the other end – the end!

Perhaps the Marking knife blade protection can be usefull.

Hope it can be to some inspiration, or perhaps be at comfort!

Best thoughts,

MaFe

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.





11 comments so far

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Dennisgrosen

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#1 posted 10-25-2010 10:42 PM

great work on the handle :-)
the old tackle way of doing it
I usuly do it with thin robe but I will try this soon
thank´s for the tip Mads

take care
Dennis

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Jamie Speirs

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#2 posted 10-26-2010 12:47 AM

Great Project Mads.
Nice grip I would imagine.

Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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PaBull

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#3 posted 10-26-2010 12:48 AM

Some times I wonder if Martin hired you to post home made tools at LJ and pay you by the project posted. LOL… just kidding, or am I….

Looks very cool. After making the carving knife, i was thinking about making a marking knife.

Where did you buy the knife if I may ask?

Thanks for the post.

-- rhykenologist and plant grower

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Bradford

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#4 posted 10-26-2010 02:15 AM

Gotta protect those digits.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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mafe

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#5 posted 10-26-2010 08:23 AM

Thank you all,
Dennis, yes nice and simple.
Bradford, yep.
PaBull, http://www.mehr-als-werkzeug.de/page/homepage/detail.jsf but it’s in Germany… And no Martin do not pay me, perhaps he should…
Jamie, yes really nice.
Smiles on a beautiful day with the first frost here in Denmark,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 10-26-2010 11:42 AM

Those are beautiful tools, Mads, and you have a really good idea there. As always, I love your posts and the way that you present everything. Good work.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Napoleon

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#7 posted 10-26-2010 05:23 PM

Damm! knew i schould have orderet that marking knife too. Nice handle mr jig :)

-- Boatbuilder&blacksmith

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swirt

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#8 posted 10-26-2010 10:36 PM

Nice, this is just what I need for my marking knife. Thanks.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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Woodfix

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#9 posted 10-27-2010 01:17 AM

Very nice

-- Living is a constant gamble, life is about working the odds in your favour

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mafe

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#10 posted 10-27-2010 08:48 AM

Woodfix, merci, merci.
Swirt, it’s a quick done deal.
Napoleon, yes!
helluvawreck, I smile just by your words, they are sweet as honey.
Best thoughts, and a smile in a beautiful morning light over Copenhagen,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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Schwieb

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#11 posted 10-28-2010 02:40 PM

When does the utube video on how to use a Japanese marking knife become available?? It is a beautiful piece of steel and you add a very nice touch. I keep a very sharp pocket knife handy when I want to scribe a precise line. I like to know if there is specail uses for this knife? I am always fascinated with an entirely different look and how to do something.

Thanks Mads

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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