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Sheath/Holster Making
DIY Video - How to Make a KYDEX® Knife Sheath w/ a Tek-Lok Attachment

In this video, HolsterSmith.com shows how to make a stunning 1-piece knife sheath. The knife sheath in this demonstration video was made with a PiranhaZ™ KYDEX® thermoform sheet and a Tek-Lok™ attachment. The video covers the complete knife sheath build from molding to final sanding and polishing. PiranhaZ™ is one of our most fearsome KYDEX® patterns and will make a great fixed blade 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 taco-style knife 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…

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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 - Tek-Lok™ - Tactical Black - (Large)

The Tek-Lok™ is an excellent belt loop mounting system that works on KYDEX®, HOLSTEX® and Boltaron® belt sheaths…

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TEKL1
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.…

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KYSR8-100
Finishing Washers - #8 - Countersunk - (Black Oxide)

These are finishing washers that are designed to work with tapered screws, such as flat heads.…

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AV-FW-08-BLK-1
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
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™ Sheet - Piranha Z - Battleship Gray - Infused - (.080)

Piranha Z camo pattern is applied with our industry leading digital infusion process. Our improved process allows the…

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KYSHE-I-PV-PIRZ-BTLSHP-08
KYDEX™ Sheet - Piranha Z - Blizzard White - Infused - (.080)

Piranha Z camo pattern is applied with our industry leading digital infusion process. Our improved process allows the…

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KYSHE-I-PV-PIRZ-BLZ-08
KYDEX™ Sheet - Piranha Z - Blood Red - Infused - (.080)

Piranha Z camo pattern is applied with our industry leading digital infusion process. Our improved process allows the…

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KYSHE-I-PV-PIRZ-BR-08
KYDEX™ Sheet - Piranha Z - Desert Tan - Infused - (.080)

Piranha Z camo pattern is applied with our industry leading digital infusion process. Our improved process allows the…

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KYSHE-I-PV-PIRZ-DT-08
KYDEX™ Sheet - Piranha Z - EMT Red - Infused - (.080)

Piranha Z camo pattern is applied with our industry leading digital infusion process. Our improved process allows…

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KYSHE-I-PV-PIRZ-EMT-08
KYDEX™ Sheet - Piranha Z - FDE - Infused - (.080)

Piranha Z camo pattern is applied with our industry leading digital infusion process. Our improved process allows the…

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KYSHE-I-PV-PIRZ-FDE-08
KYDEX™ Sheet - Piranha Z - Gunmetal Gray - Infused - (.080)

Gunmetal Gray Piranha Z camo pattern is applied with our industry leading digital infusion process. Our…

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KYSHE-I-PV-PIRZ-GG-08
KYDEX™ Sheet - Piranha Z - Hot Pink - Infused - (.080)

Piranha Z camo pattern is applied with our industry leading digital infusion process. Our improved process allows the…

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KYSHE-I-PV-PIRZ-HP-08
KYDEX™ Sheet - Piranha Z - Hunter Orange - Infused - (.080)

Piranha Z camo pattern is applied with our industry leading digital infusion process. Our improved process allows the…

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KYSHE-I-PV-PIRZ-HO-08
KYDEX™ Sheet - Piranha Z - Purple Haze - Infused - (.080)

Piranha Z camo pattern is applied with our industry leading digital infusion process. Our improved process allows the…

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KYSHE-I-PV-PIRZ-PH-08
KYDEX™ Sheet - Piranha Z - Tiffany Blue - Infused - (.080)

Piranha Z camo pattern is applied with our industry leading digital infusion process. Our improved process allows the…

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KYSHE-I-PV-PIRZ-TB-08
KYDEX™ Sheet - Piranha Z - Zombie Green - Infused - (.080)

Piranha Z camo pattern is applied with our industry leading digital infusion process. Our improved process allows the…

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KYSHE-I-PV-PIRZ-ZG-08
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…

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TIM23902M3
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