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Besides cutting, a Japanese leather knife can also be used for skiving ''(Ausschärfen)''.<sup> [https://lederhammer.de/epages/bf6d5910-97c9-4c98-9c14-cc359a5bb67f.sf/de_DE/?ObjectPath=/Shops/bf6d5910-97c9-4c98-9c14-cc359a5bb67f/Products/LM-CJ-39]</sup>
 
Besides cutting, a Japanese leather knife can also be used for skiving ''(Ausschärfen)''.<sup> [https://lederhammer.de/epages/bf6d5910-97c9-4c98-9c14-cc359a5bb67f.sf/de_DE/?ObjectPath=/Shops/bf6d5910-97c9-4c98-9c14-cc359a5bb67f/Products/LM-CJ-39]</sup>
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== Sheath ==
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The blade is currently just protected by a piece of cardboard, but [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKJx-Bv4Sjo making a sheath] would be a great beginner's project!
  
  
 
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Japanese Leather Knife

Japanese leather knife.JPG
Synonyms: Japanese skiving knife;
DE: japanisches Ledermesser
Material: leather
Used with: cutting mat or poundoboard
Similar (More or Less): skivers, other knives

A knife. From Japan. For leather!

Japanese skiving knife demo.JPG

You hold this kind of knife in your fist with the blade down and bevel facing inwards/towards the workpiece (i.e. to the right when using your left hand). [1]


Besides cutting, a Japanese leather knife can also be used for skiving (Ausschärfen). [2]

Sheath

The blade is currently just protected by a piece of cardboard, but making a sheath would be a great beginner's project!