Rather than starting a new thread, thought I'd re-open this one, since I seem to have a similar problem. My first choice would be Lexol Leather Conditioner. On a knife like this it'll be worth the effort. Eligible for. I will try to Post pics. You cut washers that are oversize, compress into place with a lever, re-pinning the end piece while under pressure. That looks good.
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I have a WWII KABAR with the handle leather missing.
The steel looks good and I would like to repair the knife. Anyone done this and have. Kabar does not rebuild handles, but, there is a guy who does restore. Any advice on how to repair it to full strength would be appreciated.
You can buy the leather ''washers'' on ebay, and i have replaced them on one or 2 of my kabars.
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I missed the second page, the rehandling and repair jobs look great. Then you can rasp or carve the handle to shape, then sand and polish. Buy the liquid and soak it in the stuff. Product ships from MidwayUSA, separate from any other products on your order due to its size.
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|Well, I decided to just remove the pommel and install some new washers after looking at some inspiring posts here, particularly nosmeller's awesome rehandling job on a similar knife.
SidesJan 14, Theres always this option. The stacked leather ring closest to the pommel is largely disintegrated see pics. I was thinking that I should clean out the damaged leather and insert new leather with glue or cement.
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Bushcraft USA Forums. I was thinking that I should clean out the damaged leather and insert new leather with glue or cement. If its only a little slop, dry rejuvenating the leather it might work.
I live in a rural area in northern Mn, so I collect bark from my property and from areas to be cut for firewood. Again, any ideas or advice would be greatly appreciated. This is one of my first knives that I bought new when I was a child, so it has a lot of sentimental value and I still love to use it.
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