Steve Satterthwaite’s Julius Pettersson Knife
The following post was kindly provided by Woodlore customer Steve Sutterthwaite, who created his own knife handle and matching sheath for his hand-forged knife blade:
I thought you might like to see some pictures of the knife handle I have made for the Julius Pettersson knife blade I purchased from you:
Whilst purchasing a Julius Pettersson knife blade for my son as a birthday present I saw the wonderful handles created by your readers and decided to purchase a second blade and have a go myself. I had recently been given a quantity of yew in small pieces, left over from the bow-making process which I planed flat and laminated together to create a blank for handle and sheath.
The knife blade is held in the wooden sheath by a spring loaded offset tongue which traps the blade when inserted: