Beautiful job! Really nice to see really good sheats with the knives. When I got my "Track" many years ago, it was a great knife and poorly thought out sheath. I had it replaced with one made by a saddle shot in Ore. Beautiful knife.
Thanks guys. I have always said a knife without a sheath is almost as useless as a sheath without a knife.
First and formost function is top of my concern. Each sheath is custom fit to that knife its with and this allows for proper fit. It wont fall out ,infact you can turn them upside down and shake them but light pressure on with thumb and finger will draw them easily.
After that I do the decoritive stuff just because I do enjoy leather work. Sometime this summer Im going to do some presentation peices with inlayed rattler.
I probably will always stay with a "western" flair in my sheaths so i hope it doesnt get old to look at, Another variation Im practicing is rawhide laced (braided) edges.
Being a bowhunting I've always been fanatical about scent control. Whether it's sprays, carbon clothing etc. I've tried it. The best thing that I have found for eliminating human scent is Betadine. It's been used in hospitals and homes for decades as a defense against infections on minor scrapes and burns. It can typically be found near the pharmacy in any of the major "one stop shop" stores, and a bottle will last multiple hunting seasons.
Before every hunt possible I...