There are times for one reason or another when I choose not to carry my Shrew Hawk on my belt, so it gets left in camp or in my vehicle; it seems those are the times when I really could have used it.

I've come up with a way to make carrying the hawk easier and more comfortable. It isn't a new concept, in fact I got the idea from our early pioneers. In Allan W. Eckert's book, "The Frontiersman", he wrote of Jacob Greathouse, a trapper/trader along the Ohio river in the mid 18th century, who carried a tomahawk in a leather sheath tucked under his arm. Such a hawk carrying system was also used on the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

I contacted Art Vincent who makes fine custom leather goods. Art also makes my Shrew Mantis quiver. He has agreed to made our version of this hawk carring system for the Shrew Hawk. The main body of the sheath is moulded from saddle skirting to fit the hawk like a glove. It is stitched and reinforced with antiqued brass rivets and the leather strap has a brass buckle for adjustment.

In honor of the origin of the design I'm calling it "The Frontiersman"

Price for the Frontiersman sheath.........................$39.95
Shipping.............................................................$4.00...sheath shipping free when ordered with the Hawk

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Hawk and sheath used by Lewis & Clark