Today we’re making a fighting dagger with a stacked leather handle. This one borrows from many different styles and the inspiration is drawn largely from several daggers made by Boker in Germany and the Fairbairn-Sykes fighting dagger variants.
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Some of the tools and supplies BackyardBowyer used:
For the little makeshift forge/heating station:
A Propane Weed Burner/Ice Melting Torch similar to this one – http://amzn.to/1Vf1tSi
Soft Fire Bricks – http://amzn.to/1MvM60e
1/2″ wide, 1/8″ thick brass bar for guard and butt plate – http://amzn.to/1KF5jJ6