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Sheath for a Folding Knife


Sheath for a Folding Knife

Chris Andre

Wednesday, 17. October, 2018 - ROZET, Kortestraat 16, Arnhem

09.00-18.00, (9 am - 6 pm)

Skill Level: All Skill Levels Welcome!

Course Description: Together with Slickbald you will discuss, design, and make sheaths for folding knives (65mm-100mm) which you bring to class. We will cover styles of sheaths, their construction techniques, fitting, leather selection and more. Some materials provided by Hermann Oak Leather Company, Leather Machine Company, and Renia GmbH.

Student Should Bring (if desired): Knife (for which to make the sheath), pencil, straight edge, head knife or similar, strop, a #5 or #6 French edger/skiver, #3 and #5 common edge bevelers, 8mm round punch, edge slicker, wing dividers and a cutting surface.

Chris Andre

Chris “Slickbald” Andre is a professional leather artist and maker in Longmont, Colorado. Chris works mostly in cowboy action and concealed carry gun leather while dabbling in saddles, cowboy trappings and motorcycle gear. Chris is also an active and competitive member of SASS and Cowboy Fast Draw, and is a lifetime competitive shooter. Chris authors a variety of instruction and pattern packs for gun leather and other items as well as offering workshops in holster making and carving.

Cancellation Policy

• There is a $25 administration fee for cancelling a workshop.
  (The cost of the workshop will be refunded minus the $25 fee.)
• No refunds after FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2018.