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BK20's and their new duds

Discussion in 'Becker Knife & Tool' started by ironborn, Apr 27, 2016.

  1. ironborn

    ironborn

    346
    Oct 9, 2012
    Hi all,
    I got inspired yesterday to make a new sheath for my 20. I had stripped it and wrapped the handles in seine twine to make them a little more grippy, and esthetically pleasing until I can find some nice hardwood or micarta. I thought I could build a sheath around the stock plastic liner, and while that worked well enough, I wasn't satisfied. So I decided to tie in the cord wrap on the handle by wrapping the sheath in a larger gauge of seine twine. As a fun detail, I alternated the wraps over and under the maroon leather in rows of 20. I'm still looking for a better retention solution, but I'm pretty happy with how it turned out....
    I hope there are more of you who are working on pairing this magnificent blade with a great sheath! Post your pics up and share!

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  2. DavidCAndersen

    DavidCAndersen

    758
    Nov 11, 2013
    Looking good man!
     
  3. Jonny1280

    Jonny1280 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 5, 2012
    That looks great Ironbone!
    Nice work!
     
  4. abrasion

    abrasion

    Feb 22, 2011
    That's awesome Ironbone-Lion!


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  5. tobiism

    tobiism Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 28, 2013
    Sweet!
     
  6. ironborn

    ironborn

    346
    Oct 9, 2012
    Thanks guys! And that's uh, THUNDERBONE-LION.... 😜
     
  7. abrasion

    abrasion

    Feb 22, 2011
    I love it!
     
  8. ironborn

    ironborn

    346
    Oct 9, 2012
    Anyone else out there dress their 20s up with new sheathes yet?
     

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