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Sheath/Holster Making
DIY Video - How to Make a Fold Over Knife Sheath w/ a DCL Combat Loop Attachment Using HOLSTEX®

In this video, HolsterSmith.com shows how to make an 1-piece knife sheath. The knife sheath in this demonstration video was made with a Brown Raptor HOLSTEX® thermoform sheet and a DCL Combat Loop attachment. The video covers the complete knife sheath build from molding to final sanding and polishing. This makes for a great project while providing hours of fun and knife sheath building experience.

Specifications
Builder = Robbie Feltman
Instructor = Steve Andrews
Video Format = HD (High Definition)
Video Run Time = 11:27


Check below for all the materials and tools that we used in this video to customize your own 1-piece sheath.
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*Sheath/Holster Molding Press - Bench Model - (8 x 12)

The CKK sheath molding press is the industry standard in thermoplastic forming presses. Built from rugged 1/4"…

Model
KKSMP-12
Abrasive Wheel - Flap Wheel - 800 Grit - (6 x .500)

These are non-woven abrasive flap wheels. They are especially capable for polishing…

Model
AW-FW-800-6-1
Belt Loops - DCL Combat Loop - Holster/Sheath Mount - (Large)

Combat Loop (DCL)
(Large)
Belt Mounting System

The Combat Loop (DCL) is…

Model
AV-DCL-1
CKK Rivet/Eyelet Flaring Die Guide - Journeyman Series

CKK Original Design
Journeyman Series 
Eyelet/Rivet Flaring Die Guide This is the stainless steel guide designed to…

Model
KYRDJS-DG
CKK Rivet/Eyelet Flaring Dies - Journeyman Series - #8 - (1/4)

CKK Original Design
Journeyman Series  #8 ( 1/4")
Rivet Flaring Die Set Our #8 Journeyman Series Rivet/Eyelet flaring die…

Model
KYRDJS-8
CKK Rivet/Eyelet Flaring Dies - Master Series - #8 - (1/4)

CKK Original Design
Master Series #8 ( 1/4")
Rivet Flaring Die Set Our #8 Master Series Rivet/Eyelet…

Model
KYRD-88
CKK Rivet/Eyelet Flaring Press - Master Series - (For Sheath/Holster Making)

The CKK Original Design
Master Series Sheath/Holster
Rivet Flaring Press Own the Original!…

Model
KYRD-PRS
Eyelets - #8-8 (1/4) - Black Finish - (for .080 KYDEX®/HOLSTEX®) - 100 Pack

Flaring Eyelets
#8-8
(Tactical Black Finish)

These are the industry standard 1/4" inch diameter…

Model
KYSR8-100
Hand Setter Kit - (#8) - (for 1/4 eyelets/rivets)

This set is designed to hand flare the #8 style 1/4" sheath or holster eyelet/rivet by light…

Model
HRSK8
HOLSTEX® - DIY Thermoform Sheet  - Raptor/Tactical - (Armor Black) - (.080)

HOLSTEX® is the latest breakthrough in DIY Thermoform Sheet material. It is designed exclusively for small to…

Model
HLX-SHE08-RAPTOR-BLK
HOLSTEX® - DIY Thermoform Sheet  - Raptor/Tactical - (Brown) - (.080)

HOLSTEX® is the latest breakthrough in DIY Thermoform Sheet material. It is designed exclusively for small to…

Model
HLX-SHE08-RAPTOR-BRWN
HOLSTEX® - DIY Thermoform Sheet  - Raptor/Tactical - (London Tan) - (.080)

HOLSTEX® is the latest breakthrough in DIY Thermoform Sheet material. It is designed exclusively for small to…

Model
HLX-SHE08-RAPTOR-LT
Infrared Thermometer - Digital Laser - Pro Line - (Thermoform Molding)

The key to professional thermoforming results is proper temperature control. With our professional line infrared digital…

Model
ITG-PL1
KYDEX® Drill - (for eyelet holes) - (#8)

Used by professional KYDEX®, HOLSTEX® and BOLTARON® knife sheath and gun holster makers, these specially designed, patented…

Model
KYDRL8
Mounting Assembly - Tactical - CKK Design - (with silencer) - (Black)

Tactical Mounting Assembly
CKK Design
(Assembly w/silencer)

This is the mounting system that we use with our…

Model
TLMAB
Sander/Grinder - 1 x 42 - Kalamazoo (1SM)

The Kalamazoo 1-SM 1 x 42 inch grinder is the perfect choice for pro level kit building. It…

Model
SMKG
Thermoform Item Masking Tape - 3M Brand - (2in x 60yd)

This is 3M brand thermoform item masking tape. When creating a sheath or holster, it is always wise…

Model
TIM23902M3
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