Turn your sword into an expression of yourself!
I specialize in quality handmade scabbards, leatherwork,
and customization for modern sword collectors. I offer:
- Scabbards with Kiln Dried American Poplar Cores and
Vegetable Tanned Leather Covers
- Carved Two-Piece, Historically-Accurate Scabbard Cores
- Frogs / Hangers
- Sword Refinishing
- Sword Antiquing / Aging
- Leather Over Cord Grips
I only use 100% American materials, which are all obtained
locally in all my work.
ALL CRUSADER MONK SERVICES HAVE A
Our current wait on scabbard commissions from date of receipt is:
SHOP TEMPORARILY CLOSED
Handmade poplar-core, leather covered scabbards starting from:
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NOTE FROM THE CRUSADER MONK:
Thank you for visiting my website.
I greatly respect all the craftsmen out there who do custom scabbards.
They are artisans of the highest caliber that create beautiful works of sword
art. However, for those of you who do not have time to wait on a lengthy
waiting list or pay premium prices for their work - Crusader Monk offers a
My scabbards are crafted by hand using vegetable tanned leather, kiln
dried poplar, and oil-based dyes. My two-part cores are carved to fit your
sword just as historical scabbards were, but by gluing seams instead of
stitching them and offering unlined scabbards - I have kept my costs very
If you want 100% historically accurate scabbard which looks like a perfect
work of art, then I suggest you contact one of the cutlers out there doing
such work - they are exceptionally good at what they do. However, if you
want a quality scabbard quickly to protect your sword which is something
that is durable, looks good, and makes a unique expression all purchased
at fair price - the Crusader Monk is for you!
Contact me to discuss your commission today!
RECENTLY COMPLETED PROJECTS (Updated 01/30/2014)
Crusader Monk Leatherwork Featured @ Dragon*Con 2013 - Game of Thones Night's Watch Cosplay
(Jonathan Sarge/Odingaard (Crusader Monk), Geoffrey Brummett (Longship Armoury), and Cody Revels)
...oh, and Crixus from Spartacus (Manu Bennett).
CRUSADER MONK IS CURRENTLY ON HIATUS DUE TO MILITARY DEPLOYMENT!
Effective 01/30/2014, I am stopping all new Crusader Monk commissions. All commissions in the shop will be completed on
time, per your original arrangement, but once these are done, operations will be TEMPORARILY suspended while I yet again
answer the call of this great nation.
I will still be able to communicate, check email, and the like - so feel free to contact me with any questions you might have. This
does not effect the value of any warranty issues or gift certificates; these are still valid - they will simply have to wait until I
As soon as my status changes, I will let you know. Thank you for choosing Crusader Monk, I look forward to being able to
serve you in the future.
In the interim, I kindly ask my customers to take any pressing commission needs to Christian Fletcher or DBK Customs. Both
of these craftsmen are true artisans of the sword that will be more than happy to assist you in meeting your needs!
I look forward to seeing everyone soon!