The blade has a full-length fuller. The sheath, like the handle, is made of stacked bark washers. There is a thin steel sheet liner inside the sheath which gives it structure. The copper fittings aren't soldered, they are held in place by friction.
Canon PowerShot G12, f/3.2 @ 8.9 mm, 1/30, ISO 800, No Flash
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