Author Topic: brass or silver toe cap how-to?  (Read 120 times)

Offline swampman

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brass or silver toe cap how-to?
« on: May 18, 2019, 11:48:46 pm »
 I just picked up a Paterson from Raven over on the Classifieds. I want to make a full flap holster with a silver or brass toe cap like I saw in Packing Iron. I've heard of napkin rings being used for this, but how are they attached? I've been making my own holsters for over 20 years, but never one like this.
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Re: brass or silver toe cap how-to?
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2019, 05:48:55 am »
I've made a few, some from flat stock (cut & silver soldered ) and I've use Napkin Rings
and this one fashioned from a brass oil lamp cap  :D


in all cases , I added wood plug glued in the bottom of the shaft and attached the cap with brads.
« Last Edit: May 19, 2019, 05:53:45 am by Major 2 »
when planets align...do the deal !

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Re: brass or silver toe cap how-to?
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2019, 10:59:38 am »
That cap looks really good. Really nice work closing the toe on that one. Nice work, there.

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