We custom build each sheath to fit its knife. Hand sewn using the saddle stitch method. All of the sheaths have welts to protect the stitching from the knife’s edge.
Provided are 3 different options for securing your knife in its handmade sheath. Our chisel tool belt sheaths and the slick and draw knife leather edge sheaths are heavy duty and saddle rivetted.
Locking lanyards for security, firesteel and loop and a pouch with a double sided touch-up diamond stone.
Mountain Caribou Knife Gallery on our catalogue, more pictures and pricing.
One lanyard grows from one piece of leather sewn into the back of the sheath underneath the belt loop. It is split into four laces. Aki braids a short lanyard from the laces and braids a loop onto its end. The loop fits over the butt and the short lanyard on the knife, securing the knife in its custom made sheath.
A one-handed operation
It’s mate is a custom made ulu knife. The duo is a great hunting knife set. Dropped point handforged D2 steel blade combined with the most efficient skinning blade.
Please visit the /kootenay-hunting-knife-gallery.
A loaded handmade survival bushcraft sheath and a timber framing belt sheath are both supplied with a leg tie.
The Boreal forest motifs are original images by Aki Yamamoto.
Visit our online catalogue for Sets-of-knives-tools.
A hand braided loop lanyard grows from the back of the sheath. Locking lanyards.
Long locking lanyard
One lanyard, the length of the knife, wraps around the back of the sheath and loops over the knife’s butt. It holds the knife in its custom sheath with absolute security. Aki creates a “notch” under the belt loop, reinforcing the sheath to receive the lanyard as it wraps around. This is also an easy, one-handed operation. Pictures to the left and below.
1/2” thick spine draw knife and a smaller 2” edge custom hand forged slick. Both have apple wood handles.
We provide handmade custom sheaths for all our tools and knives.
An eerie and beautiful sound in the boreal forest deep in the cold winter. Powerful wings pushing air.
Securing your expensive survival knife in its custom sheath with leather ties or locking lanyards is a solid option. We include ties. Locking lanyards is an option. In conjunction with a leg tie you’ll be able to keep your knife close. Aki provides plenty of length so if you wish you can cut them shorter. On the larger scabbards, sheaths and neck knife sheaths, Aki supplies the sheath with extra leather tie positions. For instance on the neck knife below the removable tie is added for your convenience.
Loaded bushcraft survival knife sheath with leather tie security. Each knife we make is custom to the customer. Suggest a simple motif and we’ll work with it and tool it in. A finishing touch of art.
Another option would be to go completely custom build. We’ll work with you toward the knife and sheath you want.