To show off your pride, or as in my case to protect all the hard work that has gone into refurbishing an old blade and getting it into condition for maintaining a good edge.
Well, there was that piece of elm with some nice figure.
Which I gave a bit of a pleasing form.
And made a tie this time from some flax, it could have been a neat leather strap if I had had one.
Finally a place for keeping it out of the way.