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    LRB replied to the thread What style of knife is this?.
    A knife far over done to appear as a fantasy primitive, but would never have existed in that form, and would present many places for...
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    LRB reacted to Brokennock's post in the thread Center seam knife sheath with Like Like.
    Tha last one in post #8, that looks like it is part of a display with other things with French language writing, looks like it may be...
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    LRB reacted to rchas's post in the thread Flexing a barrel with Like Like.
    I have bent a fowler barrel to get it to pattern to point of aim. I've never done a rifle barrel -- I've never needed to. But if it...
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    LRB reacted to EC121's post in the thread Flexing a barrel with Like Like.
    I have seen a few barrels that were off beyond sight adjustment. The only fix was to bend them.
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    LRB reacted to Capt. Jas.'s post in the thread Center seam knife sheath with Like Like.
    Here is a great resource I highly recommend if you can find it.
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    LRB reacted to tallpine's post in the thread Center seam knife sheath with Like Like.
    I highly recommend Wick's tutorial, This sheath was done with his method.
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    LRB replied to the thread Center seam knife sheath.
    I don't think it is your eyes. That is not a clear photo. I think it very possibly it is a butt stitch, but I cannot tell for sure...
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    LRB replied to the thread How useful is toeplate?.
    Depends on the period and type of gun. Early guns were wider in the butt, and less curved. No need of a toe plate. As time went on, butt...
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    LRB reacted to rchas's post in the thread How useful is toeplate? with Like Like.
    They're useful on skinny butts with narrow toes. Butts with more mass, like round toes on fowlers, or wide toes on colonial era rifles...
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    LRB replied to the thread Center seam knife sheath.
    Here is how I do my CS sheaths. An old tutorial, but little has changed. MAKING A CENTER SEAM SHEATH - PaleoPlanet (tapatalk.com) I...
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    LRB replied to the thread Center seam knife sheath.
    Not a lot to see, but the center seam shows. Note that even though this is the back, they took time to edge crease them on the back also...
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    LRB replied to the thread Center seam knife sheath.
    Original sheaths. Photos taken from a museum. N. France, Germany? I just don,t know. Europe somewhere. I believe these were originally...
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    LRB replied to the thread Center seam knife sheath.
    Yes. Seam in the back if you want it to be like commercial sheaths came, if to represent home made, it doesn't matter. I have the photo...
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    LRB reacted to Artificer's post in the thread Center seam knife sheath with Like Like.
    Years ago before he passed, forum member Chuck Barrows posted a pic with original commercial ones. ALL of them had the center seam on...
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    Hi Armando. I would do it all over.
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