Marlinespike covered Canteen bottles Pouches Bags and coxcomb covered items and Needle cases. This was the original way bottles were covered to carry potable water to their favorite beverages. The cover does not prevent the breakage of the bottle, however it does help to cushion the blow.
This fellow makes some wonderful professional made items.
He is a master at the craft with more than 50 years experience. I am but an
apprentice to the art.
18th C. and 21st C. Leather and Canvas items Such as Harnesses Coats, Collars, Boots and Bedding Available for your Dogs 4 legged hunting partners and hounds.
Seen at right in Orange Poly, Hand Made Turks Head Knot work Collars four your favorite Dog include a solid Brass Dee . The Collar is worked through the Dee ring so it slides freely. Diameter around jowls and head or widest part of neck needed as these are not adjustable. Dog must be able to slip the collar if caught in hazards. White Cotton or Orange Poly. $35.00
From another website, (long forgotten link may be frayedknots.com) but a good
example of a good book and what useful items one can make from cordage. I'm
still working on that star knot I make a button knot on my lanyards instead.
Click here for directions to make the awl cover here. Wonderful site!