DIY Video Lesson
Sheath/Holster Making
Making a 2-Piece (Sandwich) Sheath - Basic Design & Construction
w/Christian Green (GreenForce Tactical)

In this video, Chris Green of http://www.GreenForceTactical.com demonstrates his personal method for designing and forming a basic 2-piece (pancake-style) knife sheath. Watch Christian as he explains the steps necessary to layout and construct a thermoform scabbard for a modern fixed blade knife. Included in this presentation are segments on material layout, knife prep, scoring-and-breaking, toaster oven material heating, press-forming, eyelet installation (including flaring), profiling, trimming and edge sanding.

This is a great video for beginners to intermediate holster makers who want to learn the basic procedures of professional thermoform sheath making.


Specifications
Instructor = Christian Green
Video Format = HD (High Definition)
Video Run Time = 26.56


Check below for all the materials and tools that we used in this video to customize your own 2-piece knife 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
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
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
KYDEX® Sheet - Flat Dark Earth - Fall - (.080)

This product is cell/smooth finish .080 gauge Kydex®. It is thermoform sheeting in Flat Dark…

Model
AV-KYSHE-FDEF-08
KYDEX® Sheet - Flat Dark Earth - Spring - (.080)

This product is cell/smooth finish .080 gauge Kydex®. It is thermoform sheeting in Flat Dark…

Model
AV-KYSHE-FDES-08
KYDEX® Sheet - Olive Drab - (.080)

This product is cell/smooth finish, .080 gauge KYDEX®. It is thermoform sheeting in Olive Drab, a specially…

Model
KYSHOD08
KYDEX® Sheet - Tactical Black - (.080)

This product is cell/smooth finish .080 gauge Kydex®. It is thermoform sheeting in Black. This is the…

Model
KYSHE08
KYDEX® Sheet - Zombie Green - (.080)

This product is cell/smooth finish, .080 gauge KYDEX®. It is thermoform sheeting in Zombie Green, a…

Model
AV-KYSHSG08
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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