TaiChi Sword’s Hilt

TaiChi Sword's Hilt
This was my very first try at fitting leather to a sword’s hilt. I had a little help from my sweetheart for that :-)
At first we soaked the leather and then spread it in its wet state around the hilt an sewed it together.
The hard part is to look after it while drying so that it won’t shrink too much in its length.

It does not leave much to desire for a first try :-)

Completed: 2015

Status: The sword is in constant use and the leather is holding pretty well :-)

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