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Basket Weave Belt #7645497 10/29/19 03:52 AM
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Just finished this belt for my nephew. Nothing crazy, just a basic basket weave on 12oz Hermann Oak leather split down to 9oz, lined with 2-3oz pigskin. Hand stamped and hand sewn.
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That’s a nice belt!!! Congrats to both of you!!!


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Originally Posted by TEXASLEFTY
That’s a nice belt!!! Congrats to both of you!!!


Very nice....


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Very nice job Sir. That looks aweosome


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Heck of a job, very clean, nice looking belt


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You have a very steady hand and good eye to keep those lines that straight and even. You have a very good stamp.

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Thanks guys. I hope he likes it because he won't wear it out anytime soon. And I'd hate to get a whoopin with it.

Originally Posted by fmrmbmlm
You have a very steady hand and good eye to keep those lines that straight and even. You have a very good stamp.


I finally bought a Barry King stamp. Should have done it a long time ago, very well worth the money. I already have another one on the way and in the process of getting a very small one made by Clay Miller. I really like the way small basket weave looks but it's pretty much impossible without a high quality tool. This one is good for belts and larger pieces but is as big as I would want.

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Wore levies out today. My belt has shrunk over the years


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That's nice, great work.

Re: Basket Weave Belt [Re: Dink Dodger] #7648470 10/31/19 06:29 PM
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Wow, I like that!! Nice work Mike!

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Hey thanks Ben, I just saw the new knife you posted.
How have you been sir.

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That’s really nice!

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Originally Posted by SnakeWrangler
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That’s a nice belt!!! Congrats to both of you!!!


Very nice....

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Nice and clean


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Awesome work as always Mike. That took a lot of stamping and stitching!


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Originally Posted by Dink Dodger
Hey thanks Ben, I just saw the new knife you posted.
How have you been sir.


Been BUSY!!haha Coaching football, both daughters playing volleyball, fixing to start my 1st season as head girls basketball coach AND trying to turn out a few knife orders in between!!haha Hope all is going well for you!

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Originally Posted by bill oxner
Wore levies out today. My belt has shrunk over the years


Yes Bill
I have found that to be the case also wink

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Great belt! Good work.

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Very nice........!!!


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Love to admire quality and craftsmanship! How wide is it?

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I forgot to ask, how much time goes into a project like this?

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Thanks for the compliments retfuz. That one is 1 1/2" wide. I've never put a timer to it but probably about 5-6 hours of actual work time with at least 2 hours of that is sewing. It's all hand sewn. I also spend a good bit of time finishing the edges making sure they are nice and smooth.
I ordered a custom buckle and need to get busy building myself a new belt now.

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Nice work!


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Nice work Mike as always!!!!

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