Have made a few sheaths recently and have a couple of questions to help me along the learning curve.
1) Does/can artificial sinew dye ok i.e match the leather once treated?
2) I've dyed the inside of a few sheaths to match the outer but have dye rubbing off on some of the wooden handles...
There are legions of good old English axe heads out there that have been used for most things in their lifetime. They can be had for very little and even if you're not confident of crafting a new helve yourself then at least good hickory or ash ones can be purchased. Gransfors axes are truly...
I have to say I like the Stetson! Got an Akubra as a present last year to add to my Tilley and Rogue hats, seems a Stetson is the next logical step and it's my Birthday soon. ;)
P.S. browsed the stetson site and like that fedora.