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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, KnifeKits.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 taco-style 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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*CKK Sheath/Holster Molding Press - Bench Model - (8 x 12)

The CKK sheath/holster molding press is the industry standard in thermoplastic forming presses. Built from…

Model
KKSMP-12
Abrasive Wheel - Flap Wheel - 800 Grit - (4 x 1.187)

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

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

The Combat Loop (DCL) is the most advanced sheath and holster attachment introduced in years. This belt mounting attachment…

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

This is the stainless steel guide designed to align and hold our Journeyman Series rivet/eyelet flares.…

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

Our #8 Journeyman Series Rivet/Eyelet flaring die set is designed to "roll" the unflared side of a…

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

Our #8 Master Series Rivet/Eyelet flaring die is designed to professionally "roll" the non-flared side…

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

Own the Original!
Get the flaring performance that you expect! The CKK Master Series…

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

These are the industry standard 1/4 inch diameter flaring eyelet/rivet used in making thermoform sheaths and gun holsters. These professional grade eyelets…

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KYSR8-100
Hand Setter Kit - (#8) - (for 1/4 inch sheath rivets)

This #8 (1/4") hand flaring set comes with (1) base and (1) flaring tool.

This…

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HRSK8
HOLSTEX™ - DIY Thermoform Sheet  - Carbon Fiber/Tactical - (Armor Black) - (.080)

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

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HLX-SHE08-CFTAC-BLK
HOLSTEX™ - DIY Thermoform Sheet  - Carbon Fiber/Tactical - (Killer Coyote) - (.080)

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

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HLX-SHE08-CFTAC-KILCOY
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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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ITG-PL1
KYDEX™ Thermoform Sheet Drill - (for Sheath/Holster Eyelets) - (#8)

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

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KYDRL8
Mounting Assembly - Belt Loops - CKK Design - (with silencer) - (Black)

This is the mounting system that we use with our Tek-Lok and other sheath/holster belt loops and…

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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…

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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…

Model
TIM23902M3
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