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    Default Stacked leather Puukko

    I got a nice Lauri blade for Christmas and decided to get it handled before school starts back up.
    The handle is made from an old leather belt from Goodwill and the end cap is a 2 pence piece.
    I am going to try to make a sheath this weekend. Updated with sheath.
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    Looks good!

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    Well done!
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    I just really like this type of knife in this handle material0(birtch bark too) I was expecting some birtch bark frm the christmas wish thread but it didn't show up I have plenty of leather might have to go that way.
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    Looks similar to my IJ Aito, but mine has birch bark. One of the best knives I have ever owned, so no doubt, yours is a joy!! Congrats. Love the butt cap, too!

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    Looks great, nice work!

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    Great job brother, that's suhweeet
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    Very Nice indeed! How did you finish the leather?
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    Quote Originally Posted by x39 View Post
    Very Nice indeed! How did you finish the leather?
    After sanding to shape, I coated it with superglue. Sanded it with some 220, wash and repeat x3. After the last sanding, I rubbed a couple of coats of Johnson paste wax into it. Finally, I buffed it with the dremel and some green paste.

    I am in the process of making a sheath for this ( taking a break cause my fingers hurt).
    I will post it up tomorrow.

    Thanks for all of the comments. I think I have finally found the knife for me!

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    Very Nice!

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