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Online Darren Haverstick

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Finished this arm guard for a friend
« on: January 22, 2023, 08:45:30 PM »


I finished this arm guard today for a friend of mine. It has a cowhide backing and a cape buffalo facing. The hoof print and trim are deer hide. I carved the lace hooks out of deer antler and sewed everything up by hand using artificial sinew. Now I have to make one for his daughter.

I bought that tan hide about 4 years ago and have been saving it back for just the right project. I think it worked really well for this one.

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Re: Finished this arm guard for a friend
« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2023, 08:49:30 PM »
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Simply beautiful - color me impressed ! :bow  :bow
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Re: Finished this arm guard for a friend
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2023, 09:53:33 PM »
Hey Darren, am I your friend?
All jokes aside,your work is phenomenal.


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Re: Finished this arm guard for a friend
« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2023, 04:01:42 PM »
Cape buffalo facing?
My goodness, that is something else.
One doesn't have to be interested in something (like archery) to be impressed with the work someone does.
Terrific, just terrific.
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