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  1. Thank you, will have to try this
  2. This is what I have: Size 2 (002) Length: 54mm / Outer Diameter: 1.0mm Thread Pairing Tiger: 0.8mm Lin Cable: 432, 332 Other Thread: 0.4-0.5mm Corded
  3. Hello, I have been making knife sheaths sewing through three layers of 8oz leather. Using a vergez Blanchard 2.45 mm wide diamond awl, 002 John James needles and 0.8 ritza tiger thread. It is so tough to pull the needles through the leather, is the awl size to small? thanks in advance leather2
  4. Thank you, watched some people and added some tools to the list.
  5. thank you zuludog and everyone else. Can’t wait to get started!
  6. Thank you for all your help, can’t wait to get started!
  7. Thank you, at this point I plan to get a groover.
  8. So what size needle and thread would you recommend for making a knife sheath out of 8 oz leather?
  9. Thank you, sounds like I should get a #2.
  10. Thank you, this exactly what I needed to know! Thank you everybody, especially mike02130 for all your help. I am excited to start going!
  11. Hello, planing on making some knife sheaths out of 8oz leather. Should i use a #2 or #3 size edger? thanks in advance
  12. Sorry, I’ll planing to make knife sheaths out of 8oz veg tan. I’m planing to use the awl you recommended which is 2mm at the widest point. Not sure what size of waxed thread I will use(doesn’t depend on the needle size?). Thanks again for all your help
  13. Thank you mike02130, going back to what you said on needles, how do I choose correct thread for the needle size? Thanks again.
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