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Project by mafe posted 02-14-2014 12:42 PM 1413 views 1 time favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Spoon knife leather sheaths
I know it’s not made of wood but for wood – lol.

Since I care for my tools and the spoon knifes when useful are razor sharp, I thought it would be wise to make them some sheaths, to replace the rubber once I made from bicycle tire tube (they did not stand the sharp edge and were not sexy at all – lol). After browsing the web a little, I found a type I liked and the rest was as they say at Nike: ‘just do it’ or Sinatra: http://youtu.be/kF-rtkrcQRg

This post is from the blog: http://lumberjocks.com/mafe/blog/39893

Pictures:
1. The knifes in their sheaths.
2. Cutting the leather.
3. Punching.
4. Grease and oil.
5. The knifes.
6. On the go.


Here my sketch for the project

Hope this little blog can inspire others; to keep their tools safe and sharp.

Best thoughts,
Mads

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





17 comments so far

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polecat

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#1 posted 02-14-2014 01:12 PM

Great job, look’s good

-- polecat, south alabama

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Mauricio

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#2 posted 02-14-2014 01:40 PM

Very nice!

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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jjw5858

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#3 posted 02-14-2014 02:20 PM

Looks awesome Mads! I will have to give this idea a try. All the best!

-- "Make something you love tomorrow...and do it slowly" JLB

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siavosh

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#4 posted 02-14-2014 02:57 PM

Very cool, one day I’d like to make leather chisel protectors. Thanks for sharing.

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GerardoArg1

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#5 posted 02-14-2014 03:06 PM

Looks great mads. Nice job. Very useful to protect

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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Don W

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#6 posted 02-14-2014 04:31 PM

nice work Mads.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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Jamie Speirs

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#7 posted 02-14-2014 05:15 PM

Nice Mads

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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lanwater

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#8 posted 02-14-2014 05:24 PM

I wish I could be you apprentice Mads.

You produced beautiful quality tools.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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kiefer

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#9 posted 02-14-2014 06:12 PM

Nice leather work to protect those nice tools .
Appreciate your blog on this as there may come a time when that knowledge come in handy .

-- Kiefer 松

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murch

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#10 posted 02-14-2014 07:41 PM

Very interesting Mads. Love the pics of your work area.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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#11 posted 02-14-2014 08:07 PM

i loved the blog mads, and seeing you work your talent is something that makes me happy to see, even though we have things that limit us, we still can come through and shine, and you are a wonderful example of teaching and learning…bravo brother…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Rick

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#12 posted 02-14-2014 10:29 PM

Very Nice Indeed Mafe! Thanks For Sharing.

Rick

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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Jim Jakosh

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#13 posted 02-17-2014 03:19 AM

Nice protection for some good looking spoon knives!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Diggerjacks

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#14 posted 02-19-2014 06:30 PM

Hello Mafe

Very nice protections for the tools and for your hands !!!

And thanks for the blog

Thanks for sharing all yours ideas and projects

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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mafe

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#15 posted 02-20-2014 02:06 PM

Hi there my wonderful LJ friends.
Thank you, always so happy when you leave a comments and even warm words.
Life is sweet, thank you.
Best thoughts,
Mads

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

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