Here are some pictures of a knife and sheath we recently made for a customer in South Africa. The knife is based around the one pictured on page 62 of Madison Grant's book "The Knife in Homespun America". It's called a Butcher Knife but it must have been for some pretty large animals as it's a very hefty knife. It would also make a great fighting/camp knife. I made the blade 12" long and my version was 17" overall. I used curly maple for the handle scales. The handle escutcheons are brass with steel pins and the bolster is iron. Jeanne made a rawhide covered leather sheath with a shoulder strap and buckle.
Copy and photos supplied by Rich McDonald.