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Lemat holster and bowie

Discussion in 'Handguns: Accessories, Holsters, and Optics' started by CraigC, Jul 7, 2018.

  1. CraigC
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    Here's a holster I finished last fall for the Lemat and a bowie I got from Henk Neervort of the Netherlands.

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  2. Venom007

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    Both the holster and knife (and the gun) are breathtaking. One of the nicest combos I've yet to see, GOOD work ! !
     
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  3. chicharrones

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    A classy holster and a classic looking knife. Good work on the holster. :cool:
     
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  4. Slamfire

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    Nice work! Nice bowie!
     
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    Nice work man.
     
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  6. Tallball

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    Super nice! Very impressive. Do you have a pic of the LeMat unholstered?
     
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  7. CraigC
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    Thanks for the kind words! :)

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  8. Tallball

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    Very cool. It must be lots of fun to shoot. :)
     
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  9. Mixed Nuts

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    I like the tooling on the holster. Made a few knives and sheaths but never learned to tool like that. Very nice piece.

    What leather dye is that?
     
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  10. CraigC
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    Thanks! That one has a new border stamp by Robert Beard and I think it was my first rosette on a finished piece. I don't even remember what color I used. It might have been a weird combination of colors because I don't care for the way it turned out. It was just something I cranked out quick to be able to carry the Lemat last season.
     
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  11. bannockburn

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    Three timeless classics that go great together! Well done!
     
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  12. Mixed Nuts

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    Interesting that you're not keen on the color. I think it looks great - really rich looking.

    When I made sheaths I was in California. The oil based leather dies are illegal there. So I tried a water bases product and then gave up and just conditioned the leather after that.
     
  13. horsemen61

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    Looks good as always!
     
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  14. CraigC
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    The Tandy professional water stain is actually very good. Works much better than the water-based powder dyes.
     
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    Wow, that really is beautiful work. I love the gun, too, especially the grips. Very nice and everything goes together well.
     
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    Very Nice Combo!

    I'd like for those to be my daily carry :(
     
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    J.E.B. would approve.
    So do I.
    Well done, as always.
     
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    Fantastic work!

    I would be interested to see the back of the holster. Is the belt loop one piece with the rest of the holster, and is it designed for cross draw?
     
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  19. ATLDave

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    That knife, especially when sheathed, has a positively viking look to it.
     
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  20. Choctaw

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    That holster is simply amazing as is the coffin-handle bowie and sheath. I check your posts daily to get my morning dose of jealous. :thumbup:
     
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    I need to keep reminding myself not to break the 10th commandment.
     
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  22. CraigC
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    Don't have any pics of the back side. It is a crossdraw and the belt loop is stitched on.
     
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    That outfit is fine as frog's hair.. Well done.
     
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  24. The Evangelist Cowboy

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    I need my horse and that combo and I'd be set for life... Great job Craigc
     
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    My goodness that's gorgeous! Great work CraigC! And that lemat is so cool, always wanted one...
     
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