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Leather Pouch

Discussion in 'DIY and Traditional crafts' started by Floki, Apr 8, 2016.

  1. Floki

    Floki Tenderfoot

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    Hi guys just wanted to share how I make my leather pouches, considering that they come in pretty handy while youre on the field, i use them for keeping my tinder dry and carrying plants and fungi, but they can be used for way more things.

    STEP 1: Gather some scrap leather that you have laying around.
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    STEP 2: Cut out a circle (depending on how big the pouch is).
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    STEP 3: Hammer in or punch out the holes, again depending on how big the circle is. But you can never go wrong with 1 inch by 1 inch (i did mine 3 cm x 4 cm).
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    STEP 4: Now that your holes are cut out, choose what kind of material you want your line to be made out of, personally i would go with leather just for the looks of it, but anything will work really.
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    STEP 5: Thats it, you can add a deer antler button and a knot at the end to secure the whole thing. The only thing i had lying around was a fat piece of leather, so i went with that.
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    Cheers Floki
     
  2. Monikieman

    Monikieman Full Member

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    Nice pouches. I've got 240 smaller ones to make at camp this year!!!! Kids love them but I don't have as much 'scrap' leather aas you do:)
     
  3. Angst

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    nicely done luc, just the job m8
     
  4. crosslandkelly

    crosslandkelly A somewhat settled

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    Nicely explained, thanks.
     
  5. Tengu

    Tengu Full Member

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    Thats how they made simple pouches in medieval times.

    (but sewing a little bag gives more pouchage per leather if you are short of it)
     
  6. Sloan

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    These pouches look great, nice work! I know Mike from MCQBuushcraft uses a very similar one for his fire kit. I made a much smaller one recently to carry lead balls for slingshot ammo.
     

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