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Made from cowhide (mostly)
« on: May 06, 2024, 07:04:14 PM »
I don't post everything I make but here are a few things that might be of interest here.

Rattlesnake guitar strap.


Belt pouch for an S&W folding knife


Cell phone case


Basket weave & gunslinger stitched belt


Rifle Sling


Rifle sling (Made from Cape Buffalo harvested by the customer.  He sent me the pic)

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Re: Made from cowhide (mostly)
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2024, 08:25:15 PM »
You are quite the Renaissance Man, Mike! I didn't know you made much other than gun leather!
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Re: Made from cowhide (mostly)
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2024, 08:37:13 PM »
Looking good. :cowboypistol:
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Re: Made from cowhide (mostly)
« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2024, 06:58:25 AM »
Very nice Mike!!

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Re: Made from cowhide (mostly)
« Reply #4 on: May 07, 2024, 08:48:04 AM »
FANTASTIC Mike!!! I especially like the guitar strap!

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Re: Made from cowhide (mostly)
« Reply #5 on: May 07, 2024, 09:47:31 AM »
Cool!  How thick is the buffalo hide?
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Re: Made from cowhide (mostly)
« Reply #6 on: May 07, 2024, 12:07:45 PM »
Cool!  How thick is the buffalo hide?

The Buffalo hide was about 8 oz.  which would be 1/8th inch.   The rifle sling is 2 ply with the flesh side (suede or rough side) on the side resting against your shoulder.   The rough side does not slip as easily as the grain side.   

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Re: Made from cowhide (mostly)
« Reply #7 on: May 07, 2024, 01:45:19 PM »
Beautiful work, Mike. That's some original looking stuff. Thumbs-up!

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Re: Made from cowhide (mostly)
« Reply #8 on: May 07, 2024, 03:33:02 PM »
Awesome.....superb work
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Re: Made from cowhide (mostly)
« Reply #9 on: May 12, 2024, 06:23:36 AM »
Mike,

They all look good.  Do you also make book covers? Or book covers that will hold a revolver?

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Re: Made from cowhide (mostly)
« Reply #10 on: May 12, 2024, 06:32:41 AM »
Mike,

They all look good.  Do you also make book covers? Or book covers that will hold a revolver?

Kevin

I have made some book covers.  Mostly for journals and things like that.   The hidden revolver thing might require some finesse but I think I could figure it out.