My "Sackett" Bowie

Church & Son

Well-Known Member
Back in '79 Sam Elliott stared along with Tom Selleck in a movie called the "Sacketts". One of my all time favorite westerns...Elliott played "Tell Sackett" and carried a huge Bowie in a shoulder sheath...I've wanted to do one for a long time...Here's Sam with his....

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Mine is the version after he spent time with the friendly Indians....
15″ overall with 10″ sharp x 2″ deep….
Forged from a ’40′s Rio truck spring on charcoal, quenched in water…No electricity used..
Bolster poured from pewter and non-lead fishing weights….
Handle is from a big whitetail….
Sheath is rawhide deer over veg-tan with an egg tanned Elk cuff and fringe…..
Shoulder belt is from an old hunting bag I made and didn’t like so it got its-self re-used…No dye on the sheath… dirt, grease and varnish with a few beads…


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Kind of loses something with the 2013 attire but ya get the point......
 

Stormcrow

Well-Known Member
I think that's the best looking blade I've seen from you, Randy. I really like that one. And the leather is top-notch for sure. :)
 

kidterico

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Randy I never get tired of looking at your work. Its always so different and good. Keep m comming. KT
 

Wade Hougham

Well-Known Member
Randy,
I like your taste in movies and I just might like your take on this knife and sheath better than the original. VERY NICE!!!!!!!!
Wade
 

Church & Son

Well-Known Member
Thanks Gents....This one was fun...
I had it on at realjob yesterday at one of our "kickoff" meetings for a new project...The handle was sticking out of my jacket....
A lot of glimpses and no-one said anything but the meeting was extremely short...
 

Ausbrooks

KNIFE MAKER
I had it on at realjob yesterday at one of our "kickoff" meetings for a new project...The handle was sticking out of my jacket....
A lot of glimpses and no-one said anything but the meeting was extremely short...

:lol::lol:You are absolutely "THE Man" Randy!!
 
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