How to Make a Bushcraft Sheath for an F1 Style Knife




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Published on Sep 13, 2011

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This video shows in detail how to make the popular bushcraft style sheath for a Fallkniven F1, you can use the same techniques to make sheaths for similar knives of course!


00:00 Intro
02:26 Suitable Knives
04:35 Templates
06:52 Trimming Corners
08:20 Choosing the Right Leather
11:25 Bevelling the Mouth
12:27 Leather Quality
16:03 Burnishing the Collar
17:34 Grooving
20:10 Soaking the Leather
21:55 Wet Forming
31:28 Oven Baking (Cuir Bouilli)
35:36 Trimming Off
39:35 Dyeing
48:19 Stitch Groove
53:38 Strap Spacing
57:04 Fitting the Welt
1:01:30 Finishes
1:05:35 Strap Making
1:14:39 Fire Steel Loop
1:19:33 Glueing Up
1:23:15 Stitching
1:32:11 Edge Finishing
1:35:28 Finishing Off


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