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now I stain, this shows after wiped down

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stain the inside, this is before the stain is wiped it out

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strap gouged, marked and stained

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now cement it in place.

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now you can drill out the holes ( I'm using a 1/16" bit ) use high speed it will burn
more than cut it's way.

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once drilled you can see where you have to gouge for the thread on the inside.

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I'm using one needle here and going around twice to hit the holes top and bottom
locking the end into the stitch

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first time around

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second time around

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cementing the out side to the welt

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holding it for a min to stick

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now drill almost all the way through just so it leaves a mark on the other side this makes
it so you don't get medal or wood in the holes from your backing plate you're using.

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see the mark now to mark the way for you to gouge for the treads .

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the holes are deep enough and uncovered once gouged out

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making the strap to sew in

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thread two needles with one thread and put through the first hole and even the ends.

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you can see I put the back needle through the 2nd hole and now with the other one
going back through completing one stitch,, this is to say now the right needle is on the left side
and the left needle is on the right side now do it and again in the 3rd hole,,, sew on...

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one point here I thread the back needle through first so I can place the front stitch
where I want it, this makes the front stitches straighter

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sewing the strap in

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making the upper strap

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the stuff I finish with at the moment

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you can see I have sewn the upper strap in. just do the same as the other strap.
and where my middle finger is I put a 3 point stitch in to hold it in place.
the straps in the sheath are solely for looks, this is a pouch sheath and will hold
the knife in place without any help, If I can add anything please let me know.

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