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How to carry a tomahawk?

Discussion in 'Axe, Tomahawk, & Hatchet Forum' started by Joben, Apr 8, 2010.

  1. Joben

    Joben

    May 22, 2009
    I just got a Cold Steel Trail 'Hawk. :)
    I like my new tool so far, but I'm not sure how I'm going to tote it around.

    If you folks take tomahawks or other small axes camping or hiking or whatnot, how do you carry them?

    In a pack, or on your person? Do you have a sheath of some kind?
     
  2. Pipeman

    Pipeman

    Dec 2, 2004
    I make one of these ;-))

    [​IMG]
     
  3. savageknives

    savageknives

    221
    May 11, 2009
    ive got a cover that slips over the edge and is held in place with a simple toggle. it either goes in my belt or stuffed in my blanket which is rolled up and carried on a tumpline. out of the way but still fairly quick to the hand.
     
  4. rdg

    rdg

    600
    Oct 30, 2002
    I just slip mine under my belt. I do have a sheath over the blade though.
    Bob
     
  5. Dwight McLemore

    Dwight McLemore

    938
    Aug 26, 2000
    Pipeman: I like that sheath and frog combo. Mind if I steal the design? Looks good.

    Best
    Dwight
     
  6. Pipeman

    Pipeman

    Dec 2, 2004
    Be my guest Dwight. Enjoy. Make the slots in the frog to fit your belt width nice and snug. I was wearing my Sunday meeting belt the day I took the pics.:D

    Regards

    Robin
     
  7. BryFry

    BryFry

    Jul 29, 2009
    Anyone on here selling anything like that?

    I'd like to get one for my CS Riflemans hawk, and maybe one for a trail hawk too.:)

    I put this one together myself, and it works OK, but I don't realy have the proper tools to make anything as nice as most of the leather work I see around here...
    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Apr 9, 2010
  8. tychoseven

    tychoseven

    317
    Aug 9, 2005
    I made a blade cover, and just tuck the 'hawk under my belt behind my back, at 5 o'clock, at about a 45 degree angle. It stays there very well on its own.
     
  9. vector001

    vector001

    Aug 4, 2007
    i like to carry mine like this.
    [​IMG]

    i use my hawk a lot as sort of a walking stick in rough country when scrambling, so it is nice to have ready.

    vec
     
  10. Joben

    Joben

    May 22, 2009
    Thanks guys. :)
     
  11. Goose_52

    Goose_52

    717
    Feb 8, 2009
    This is my setup that I made.

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  12. cherokee tj

    cherokee tj

    60
    Aug 13, 2008
    I really like your rig Goose, think I'll copy yours
     
  13. Pipeman

    Pipeman

    Dec 2, 2004
    That's a great rig Goose, nice work.

    Regards

    Robin
     
  14. Cpl Punishment

    Cpl Punishment

    Jan 28, 2006
    BTW Snakedoc makes some nice kydex blade covers for not too much money
     
  15. M*A*S*H

    M*A*S*H

    30
    May 28, 2008
    I use this:
    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  16. Joben

    Joben

    May 22, 2009
    MASH, that's a nifty one piece setup, where did you get it, if you don't mind me asking?
     
  17. M*A*S*H

    M*A*S*H

    30
    May 28, 2008
    I made that one, it's maybe my 5th or 6th time doing leather work so it is a bit amateur in places, but it works. :)
     
  18. savagesicslayer

    savagesicslayer

    May 24, 2005
    I went to an army surplus and bought a leather frog to an AK-74 bayonet.
    [​IMG]
     
  19. Ookami

    Ookami

    359
    Mar 28, 2003
    What brand is that tomahawk?


    Ookami
     

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