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DIY Video - How to Make a KYDEX® Knife Sheath w/ Olive Drab Soft Loop Attachments

In this video, KnifeKits.com shows how to make an inside-the-waistband knife sheath. The knife sheath in this video was made with a Kryptek® Banshee™ KYDEX® thermoform sheet and two olive drab Soft Loop attachments. The video covers the complete taco-style knife sheath build from molding to final sanding and polishing. This project is great for anyone looking for a custom IWB knife sheath.

Specifications
Builder = Robbie Feltman
Instructor = Steve Andrews
Video Format = HD (High Definition)
Video Run Time = 14:54


Check below for all the materials and tools that we used in this video to customize your own IWB knife sheath.
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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…

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TIM23902M3
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
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
KYDEX® Sheet - Kryptek Wraith™ Camo - Micro - Infused - (.080)

"When conditions worsen and the temperatures fall, when days are short and the shadows are long.…

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KYSHE-I-WRAITH-08-M
KYDEX® Sheet - Kryptek Typhon™ Camo - Micro - Infused - (.080)

"Darkness is the ally of the predator that prowls at night. Kryptek TyphonTM…

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KYSHE-I-TYPHON-08-M
KYDEX® Sheet - Kryptek Raid™ Camo - Micro - Infused - (.080)

"Created for those situations when the quarters are close and the jungle is urban. Kryptek RaidTM…

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KYSHE-I-RAID-08-M
KYDEX® Sheet - Kryptek Pontus™ Camo - Micro - Infused - (.080)

"A color pallet created for those individuals with an obsession that is manifested by chasing rainbows…

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KYSHE-I-PONTUS-08-M
KYDEX® Sheet - Kryptek Nomad Camo - Micro - Infused - (.080)

"A theater of operations that is harsh and desolate requires deception of a certain type. Kryptek…

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KYSHE-I-NOMAD-08-M
KYDEX® Sheet - Kryptek Neptune™ Camo - Micro - Infused - (.080)

"A predator lurks just below the surface. He is a shadowy figure gliding silently through the…

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KYSHE-I-NEPTUNE-08-M
KYDEX® Sheet - Kryptek Mandrake™ Camo - Micro - Infused - (.080)

"Only the strong survive beneath the canopy where the shadows deepen and the surroundings are dense.…

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KYSHE-I-MANDRAKE-08-M
KYDEX® Sheet - Kryptek Highlander™ Camo - Micro - Infused - (.080)

"Specially designed for those geographical regions and elevations that are varied. Kryptek Highlander™ increases stealth when pursuing…

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KYSHE-I-HIGHLANDER-08-M
KYDEX® Sheet - Kryptek Banshee™ Camo - Micro - Infused - (.080)

"A touch of frost has heightened your awareness and your heart steadily beats…

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KYSHE-I-BANSHEE-08-M
KYDEX® Sheet - Kryptek Banshee™ Camo - Infused - (.080)

"A touch of frost has heightened your awareness and your heart steadily beats in anticipation. Your senses are…

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KYSHE-I-BANSHEE-08
IWB Soft Loops - *Rubberized Nylon* - Yellow - (w/snap and base)

These are the "mini" version of the IWB (inside-the-waistband) loop. These are used to securely…

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IWB-SOFTLOOP-YLW-WH-1
IWB Soft Loops - *Rubberized Nylon* - White - (w/snap and base)

These are the "mini" version of the IWB (inside-the-waistband) loop. These are used to securely…

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IWB-SOFTLOOP-WHT-WH-1
IWB Soft Loops - *Rubberized Nylon* - Safety Orange - (w/snap and base)

These are the "mini" version of the IWB (inside-the-waistband) loop. These are used to securely…

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IWB-SOFTLOOP-ORG-WH-1
IWB Soft Loops - *Rubberized Nylon* - Red - (w/snap and base)

These are the "mini" version of the IWB (inside-the-waistband) loop. These are used to securely…

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IWB-SOFTLOOP-RED-WH-1
IWB Soft Loops - *Rubberized Nylon* - Purple - (w/snap and base)

These are the "mini" version of the IWB (inside-the-waistband) loop. These are used to securely…

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IWB-SOFTLOOP-PRP-WH-1
IWB Soft Loops - *Rubberized Nylon* - Olive Drab - (w/snap and base)

These are the "mini" version of the IWB (inside-the-waistband) loop. These are used to securely…

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IWB-SOFTLOOP-OD-WH-1
IWB Soft Loops - *Rubberized Nylon* - Neon Pink - (w/snap and base)

These are the "mini" version of the IWB (inside-the-waistband) loop. These are used to securely…

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IWB-SOFTLOOP-PINK-WH-1
IWB Soft Loops - *Rubberized Nylon* - Green - (w/snap and base)

These are the "mini" version of the IWB (inside-the-waistband) loop. These are used to securely…

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IWB-SOFTLOOP-GRN-WH-1
IWB Soft Loops - *Rubberized Nylon* - Gray - (w/snap and base)

These are the "mini" version of the IWB (inside-the-waistband) loop. These are used to securely…

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IWB-SOFTLOOP-GRY-WH-1
IWB Soft Loops - *Rubberized Nylon* - Foliage - (w/snap and base)

These are the "mini" version of the IWB (inside-the-waistband) loop. These are used to securely…

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IWB-SOFTLOOP-FOL-WH-1
IWB Soft Loops - *Rubberized Nylon* - Flat Dark Earth - (w/snap and base)

These are the "mini" version of the IWB (inside-the-waistband) loop. These are used to securely…

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IWB-SOFTLOOP-FDE-WH-1
IWB Soft Loops - *Rubberized Nylon* - Coyote Brown - (w/snap and base)

These are the "mini" version of the IWB (inside-the-waistband) loop. These are used to securely…

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IWB-SOFTLOOP-COY-WH-1
IWB Soft Loops - *Rubberized Nylon* - Brown - (w/snap and base)

These are the "mini" version of the IWB (inside-the-waistband) loop. These are used to securely…

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IWB-SOFTLOOP-BRN-WH-1
IWB Soft Loops - *Rubberized Nylon* - Blue - (w/snap and base)

These are the "mini" version of the IWB (inside-the-waistband) loop. These are used to securely…

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IWB-SOFTLOOP-BLU-WH-1
IWB Soft Loops - *Rubberized Nylon* - Black - (w/snap and base)

These are the "mini" version of the IWB (inside-the-waistband) loop. These are used to securely…

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IWB-SOFTLOOP-WH-1
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
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
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.…

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KYSR8-100
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
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 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 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
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
*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…

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KKSMP-12
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