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About Jordan

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  • Birthday 10/16/1954

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    Clinton, Utah.
  • Interests
    Restoring old Motorbikes, Blues Guitar, Leather work, my hot tub, my health(such as it is), and I owe it all to my lord and savior J.C., he da man!

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  • Leatherwork Specialty
    Better than some but not as good as most on this site, but it don't deter me at all.
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    anything and everything
  • How did you find leatherworker.net?
    By Accident just surfing and poof there it was.

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  1. So has anyone in the US taken possession of, and using an Outlaw to regularly make salable items? If so a critique as to quality of the results and the mechanical workings as compared to a Tippman would be a helpful addition to the forum. I had an older Cowboy motorized unit that I just never used that much so I sold it and am wondering about the hand crank units. Truthfully I never did get the motorized one fine tuned enough to get comfortable using it. It was always to fast for me even at the slowest I got it to run.
  2. Thank you, it was a lot of work over about 4 days but it turned out pretty nice, most of the wood was scrap I had in my garage from other projects, got lucky with the holes lining up for the all thread.
  3. Been a very long time since I last posted anything but here is a workbench I recently completed. I made it with 3/4" x 3" clear pine on edge with 3 all thread, washers and nuts through to each side to cinch it tight. Then surrounded by 3/4" x 4" red oak sides. I added a lowes vise to the front with doubled up oak and put a tool catch box on the back. I used the legs off an old computer desk and have since added pine frame on three sides as the legs allowed to much bounce. I am in the process of mounting various tools to T shaped pine that can be mounted in the vise such as stitching pony, granite stamping stone. fringe cutter, belt embosser etc. and someday a Tippman.
  4. I know this is an old topic but am bored today and thought I would just chime in. I have one of those hand crank units from Tandy. I do not use it much, but it works fine, after fidgeting with it to get it all adjusted right. I once had the whole thing spring apart halfway through a belt! My fault for not assembling it properly! The bronze embossing wheels are expensive, not really that great in the quality of it's imprints and not much of a variety out there. Wet press is the only way to get a proper emboss. About a year (2007 or so) after I bought it Tandy came out with an open end powered unit but a recent visit to the local store revealed the employees knew very little about either tool and they did not carry them. They did however have a Tippman Boss that I drooled over for awhile before the price tag shocked me back to the reality that I must hand sew for the time being LOL.
  5. loos like something for a sewing machine or a guide of some type to keep leather aligned for cutting, stamping, creasing or sewing, just a guess.
  6. looks quite handy and a great project to pass on the the scouts I used to lead. Plus will be put to good use I am sure.
  7. Hah, it will be awhile, my leather room is storage right now, until I get finished building a master bath! And I will need to learn how to bead as I do not see any in the stores I shop, but when I do I will certainly post pics.
  8. Well done, someday I will get around to trying a pair with the deerskin I have had on a back shelf for years.
  9. Been a long while, just dropped in to say hello to my fellow leather artisans.

  10. Just 2 pieces of scrap 1/2" knot free pine, carved profile and glued together, fairly easy but time consuming.
  11. Jordan

    Knife Sheaths

    Two sheaths 1 nordic style 1 pancake style
  12. Jordan

    It works YAY

    The wood protects the blade as it is soft pine, protects the leather from the blade and does act as a keeper as it is a friction fit plus ther is a drain hole in the bottom to prevent gunk from accumulating. I read about using wood on a traditional nordic sheath site there are others out there made from plastic and such.
  13. Yay for whatever reason I can post photos again!

    1. WinterBear


      Your knife sheaths look great!

    2. Jordan


      thank you, they work well also.

  14. Something is still fundamentally wrong with my account, no matter what I try I can not post any photo's I am frustrated to say the least. Great site though!

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