You can use a tanned deer hide in many leathercraft projects, but few uses are better suited to showcasing the versatility of buckskin than a D.I.Y. sheath. You can make one for less than $15, and that even includes the gingerbread to take your sheath from run-of-the-mill to one-of-a-kind. You’ll need a few hours (and some strong hands) to complete this leatherwork.
- 12×12-inch piece of supple buckskin
- 6×8-inch piece of heavy rawhide
- Glass beads, various sizes
- Plastic beads, 3mm
Step 1: Fold the rawhide in half and trim to the shape of your blade (A)….