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    Ranger Ehecatl's Avatar
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    Axe Holder

    I wanted a simple belt holder for my small forest axe. I also wanted something that would allow me to sit in a chair without it being uncomfortable (without the axe!)

    So, I raided my bag of leather....

    I cut a strip 3cm x 60 cm

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    Punched some holes in it...

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    Then I popped an eyelet in it to hold everything together....

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    My finger represents my belt and the axe handle drops into the loop.

    I'll test it at the weekend as I'll be out in the woods. It may need slightly different dimensions, but I'm sure you get the idea.
    Last edited by Ehecatl; 10-02-2017 at 07:33 AM.
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    A nice and easy approach, nicely done mate

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    Quote Originally Posted by bopdude View Post
    A nice and easy approach, nicely done mate
    I'll come clean Alan. This is the mark II. Mark I consisted of several bits of leather that were out-weighed by all of the eyelets!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ehecatl View Post
    I'll come clean Alan. This is the mark II. Mark I consisted of several bits of leather that were out-weighed by all of the eyelets!
    LOL, well things only get better learning from previous mistakes, let us know how this MKII performs

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    Simple, but effective...I like it
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    Nice simple solution. Let us know how you get on with it.

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    Brilliant .👍
    May I copy your idea M@ ?
    It's brilliantly simple .
    Thanks for sharing this👍

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    Quote Originally Posted by Woody View Post
    Brilliant .��
    May I copy your idea M@ ?
    It's brilliantly simple .
    Thanks for sharing this��

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    When you make your first million I'll be wanting a cut

    Of course.
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    I was out for Friday and Saturday night and so gave the holder a road test. When there's no axe, you can sit comfortably and you don't know the holder is there.

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    I got lucky first time with the placement on my belt and it was really comfy with the axe in place.

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    Thinking about it, an old belt would be ideal for making one of these.
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