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

In this video, Christian Green of http://www.GreenForceTactical.com offers a wealth of holster making secrets. During the DIY instruction, he shows us his personal method for designing and forming a basic 2-piece (pancake) holster for a M&P Shield. Watch Christian as he demonstrates the steps necessary to plan and construct a thermoform holster for a modern handgun. Included in this presentation are segments on material layout, forming 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 holster making.

Included in this presentation:
1) Basic Press-forming
2) Toaster Oven Material Heating
3) Drilling and eyelet placement
4) Edge Finishing (sanding/buffing)
5) Many KYDEX® working techniques

Specifications
Instructor = Christian Green
Video Format = HD (High Definition)
Video Run Time = 26.17


Check below for all the materials and tools that we used in this video to customize your own 2-piece holster.
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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
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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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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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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Hand Setter Kit - (#8) - (for 1/4 inch sheath rivets)

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This…

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Infrared Thermometer - Digital Laser - Pro Line - (Thermoform Molding)

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ITG-PL1
KYDEX™ Sheet  - Black - (.080)

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

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KYSHE08
KYDEX™ Sheet - Blizzard White - (.080)

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

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AV-KYSHE-BLIZ-08
KYDEX™ Sheet - Blood Red - (.080)

This product is cell/smooth finish, .080 gauge KYDEX™. It is thermoform sheeting in Blood Red, a…

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KYSHBR08
KYDEX™ Sheet - Bubblegum - (.080)

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

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AV-KYSHE-BUBBLEGUM-08
KYDEX™ Sheet - Flat Dark Earth - Fall - (.080)

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

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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…

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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…

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KYSHOD08
KYDEX™ Sheet - Tiffany Blue - (.080)

This product is cell/smooth finish, .080 gauge KYDEX™. It is thermoform sheeting in Tiffany Blue, a…

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KYSHTB08
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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On Target™ - Holster Molding Prop - for M&P Shield

On Target Gun Molds™ 
Holster Molding Prop
for M&P Shield

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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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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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