Knife making 5
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Time for the hands to do the shaping.
Going from sandpaper grid 100 to 1200 and you get a finish like this.
Loads of it!
Then left over night in linseedoil before polish and wax.
This is what it get to.
Time fo a glass of good wine and designing the sheath.
A piece of paper is wrapped around the knife and then some extra space added for sewing.
Also time to finish some knifes made long time ago now.
Extra piece is cut for the sewing line, and then it is glued together with leather glue.
Making a groove with a stitching groover.
Marking with a overstitch wheel.
Deeper marks with a awl.
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