DIY SAK Farmer Pouch Sheath

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  1. IA Woodsman

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    This is a quick project that is cheap and works well.

    [video=youtube;i2LkjXekNug]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2LkjXekNug&feature=c4-overview&list=UUnHwxnLdWlkpvCrfwGoPZ9Q[/video]

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    First fold and stitch.

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    Measure,fold, add 550 cord loop, and stitch the side.

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    Stitch the belt loop.

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    New one compared to old.

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  2. IA Woodsman

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    Added pics.
     
  3. Bushcraftgeek

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    I'm watching the video now I have extra webbing laying around though I do need a new needle. Easiest place I've found to get webbing is ebay usually.
     
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    Thats awesome, im gonna try this I wonder how well it would work with a smaller fixed blade if I put maybe a leather welt in it or something
     
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    Thanx for the vid and lesson Terry. Made one couple of years ago because of seein yours all the time. Used a portion of a seat belt and kept the metal bolt flang on it for a D ring


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    Wow- so simple even I may be able to pull this off :4:

    Thanks for the awesome instruction as usual- always glad to see vids from you man! Ive been wanting to make one of these ever since I saw yours so I appreciate you taking the time to make a tutorial.
     
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    Going to have to scrounge around for some webbing. Thank you Terry for taking the time to make and share with us.
     
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    Very cool tutorial Terry.
     
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    Thanks for posting - been wanting to see this tutorial since you mentioned it in a video of yours a while ago. Cheap but functional
     
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    Nice! Thx T-Bar. The lonely strap o' webbing now has an actual purpose.
     
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    Thanks
     
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    Thanks Brother Terry another added to my things to make List. Looks Great!
     
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    The master does it again, thank you for laying that out for us.
     
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    Great tutorial. Super easy and handy project.
     
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    Very nice, my friend.
     
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    Thanks Terry!!!
     
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    Like Mac, after seeing yours a bunch I copied with some webbing KA-BAR USMC gave me. I love carrying mine out of my pocket. Mine is just to tight to fit my US knife, but the Farmer is a perfect match.

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    None of your ideas are sacred with me, I'll use em. :)

    You sure are full of good ideas, and other stuff also.
     
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    Hahahaha. Except the smallest batch is 100 yard rolls. Maybe a group buy?

    Edit to add:
    $132 for 100 yards. $1.32 per yard. Hmmm... IAWoodsman SAK sheath kits for for $10. Sounds like you have a winner.
     
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  21. IA Woodsman

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    That is a lot of sheaths.
     
  22. Iz

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    You lazy or something? Hundred yards ain't nothing.

    heh.
    I can't find it in any smaller quantities. Not the real thing anyway. You can buy 2" webbing by the yard though. Search that if you're little fingers can't handle a hundred yards of sewing. :D

    2" webbing link
    http://www.rockywoods.com/Fabrics-Kits/Narrow-Fabrics/2-Nylon-Webbing
     
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    All from trash

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    Thanks Terry.
     
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    Fix with help from Iz.

    Thanks Iz
     
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    Very cool Terry.

    Not as high speed but I've bought nylon webbing from strap works online and they've been good to deal with if anyone is interested. Buy by the foot.
     
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    Great tutorial, I'm going to give it a shot.
     
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    Just reclaimed some webbing from the harness of my parachute. I knew there was a reason for keeping it.
     
  30. IA Woodsman

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    Thanks for the pics boys. You might see this post in the future also. If you know what I mean.
     
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    I started making a leather version of this for my SAK Farmer and it hit me how much I love the knife. Probably the perfect pocket knife. I hopped on Amazon and ordered 3 more. One for my wife, one for my son and a backup for the inevitable day that I break or loose mine.

    I had to leave before I could finish the sheath but I will post a pic as soon as it is done.
     
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    I finished my leather version today. I like how it turned out. Thanks again Terry!

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    Thanks Terry for the inspiration for this project.

    I had a piece of seat belt strap that was a discard after one of our Fire School vehicular extraction training exercises at the college where I work. So this gave me a chance to put it to use.

    I also talked a friend of mine, BCUSA member Little Jon, into welding up a "D" ring for me. He ended up using some O1 tool steel, which incidently now gives some sparks when struck with flint.

    Anyway, here is how mine turned out.

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    Thanks again for another idea for a great piece of kit.

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    here is my version:

    top is canvas with iron belt clip
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    Another 1: with removable patch:
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    with patch:
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    Great idea for SAK Farmer. I like recycling old climbing harnesses and this is a perfect project use up some old webbing. I will post photos once completed.
     
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    Great project, I used 2 inch flat webbing.

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    Thanks for the tutorial!
     
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    Good looking sheaths boys. Thanks for the pics.
     
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    Thanks for the lesson Terry! I made mine this morning from a 25 cent garage sale belt. The d-ring was part of the belt's buckle. I sewed it with inner 550 cord stands.

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    My DIY SAK Farmer Pouch sheath

    After doing yard work and a Nap, I dug up some odd and ends I found my self whip stitching away! Again Thanks Brother Terry for this project had fun making it. Oh side note sail needles Bite!

    My first DIY SAK farmer pouch sheath.


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    Here's mine. I went with a 'no-purchase' method for mine. I used a plastic slider thing instead of a d-ring. Thanks for the idea and video.

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    The first one of these I made out of seatbelt webbing. A little ugly, but it worked great on a 5 day trip.

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    Today a came across an old gas mask pouch and figured that I could use the straps and hardware. I modified the metal slider a little bit and sewed it all together. Now I have a SAK belt pouch/Mora dangler.
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    Know I am late to the party but I made mine last night. It is a fun little project.

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    Here's mine, I made it myself :29:

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    I used 2" poly "seat belt" material, although it feels a LOT more like strapping than belting. Anyway, it's wide enough to carry a multi tool, so rather than risking the SAK's falling out, I double over the lanyard to keep it snug. Still plenty to grab onto.

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    Here's the back. The belt loop didn't quite reach the bottom, so I ran a running stitch across it after lacing the first side, thenn laced it to the opposite side and tied off. Then I started a new thread on the first side, lacing down to the D-ring, ran a stitch across the bottom, and laced back up the opposite side.

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    Clean-ish edges. I'm happy with how this came out. Thx for the tutorial, TBar. My kids were awed by my manly sewing.
     
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    Added a metal match loop, fun project!

    Bushclass elective? if not should be....
     
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    Nice work, Howie.
     
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    Agree... I like this lesson a lot.

    Nice one Howie..

    I enjoy looking at all this improvising a little too much. hahaha

    Great work everyone. I got a black SAK Farmer recently that needs a new sheath.
     
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    5000 views and 13 replies back?

    what gives people?
     
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    Just realized I never posted mine here. I did this on an overnight a few months back. Used webbing reclaimed from on old parachute. I use it for my leatherman now.

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