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Sir William

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Re: Leather cover on scabbard core
« Reply #15 on: 2014-02-19, 14:24:09 »
Looks quite nice, I know I'll need at least one new scabbard in the near future.  ;)
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Re: Leather cover on scabbard core
« Reply #16 on: 2014-02-21, 21:32:25 »
Mark, I can't quite see the stitch used on the back seam.  Is it a butted seam with a edge/grain stitch?

Ian, it is butted, but the holes are punched at an angle through the end grain. 
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