Category Archives: Leather Goods

Meet the Knives

Remember this group of Trekker sheaths? Meet the knives! On the left, we find this impressive Elk River Hunter with a curly maple handle. It’s even been personalized with a name stamped into the spine. Next up, this wild ironwood … Continue reading

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Lately: Available and Trekkers

Hope you’ve had a grand start-of-spring! A lot has been going on in and going out of the shop these days, so we’re dropping by to… 1) Let you know that there are new knives on the Available Now page, … Continue reading

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A Word About Sheaths

Every Lucas Forge knife goes to its new owner with a custom made leather sheath, crafted here in our Alabama shop. We cut the leather. Trim it. Dye it. Mold it. Glue it. Form the welt strip. Punch the stitch holes. Oil … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Leather Waterproofing

What is the best way to keep leather sheaths waterproof and in good shape? Let’s look at three ways to waterproof your outdoor “leathers!” First off, you can choose to paint on (or spray on) an acrylic leather finish, creating a sealant … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Basic Leather Care

We prefer leather sheaths and holsters. There’s just nothing else like leather…it’s durable, quiet to use, and lasts well with proper care. So, what does it take to properly care for leather goods used in the great outdoors? Two main considerations … Continue reading

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Update Day!

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Model Spotlight

A couple new examples of custom Kephart knives have been added to the model page!  One of my personal favorite handle materials for the Kephart is ironwood. It just looks right, doesn’t it? Thank you for visiting the blog! Lucas is busy … Continue reading

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Available Now!

Thanks to having some cancellations and extras, the Available Now page is stocked again! Pictured here are three of the knives listed…there’s a nice little selection. Also listed is one of the brand-new PackSacks – ready to ship out! Thank you for … Continue reading

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Introducing…

…a sneak peek. : ) Go check it out! -Em

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Custom Set: Fine Osage

This impressive custom set includes a Jack Pine Special (top) and a Woodsman Nessmuk model. Both knives have bright osage orange handles. The Jack Pine Special seen here is the option that has a 5 1/2-inch blade length and the blade is also … Continue reading

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