University of Atlantia

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9th to 11nth century Viking backstitched knife sheath (not a seax) from York dig

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Instructor:
Colum Maxwell


Instructor's Kingdom: Atlantia, Time Zone: EST
University Session:
UA82 June 9, 2012
Crs #:
513
Date:
Sat Jun 09
Time:
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Fee:
Length:
2 hrs
Credits:
5
Attendees:
FULL
Room:
133
Course Category:
Arts & Sciences
Track:
No track assigned
Description
Construct a Viking backstitched working knife sheath based on finds from the York viking finds. The simple technique can easily be completed in a couple of hours by even a novice leatherworker. Fee covers leather. Should bring a knife with small or no guard and 5" or less blade.