DIY Video Lesson
Sheath/Holster Making
DIY Video - How to Make a Fold Over Holster for a Glock 19 Using a Vacuum Forming Press

In this video, Holstersmith.com show how to build a holster using a vacuum forming press. The holster in this demonstration video was made with a Flat Dark Earth Spring KYDEX® thermoform sheet and a Flush Mount attachment. The molding prop that we used in this video is a Master Series Multi Mold® for a Glock 19 handgun. The video covers the complete holster build from molding to final sanding and polishing. Vacuum forming press allow for greater detail when forming thermoform sheets around a gun mold or knife.

Specifications
Builder = Robbie Feltman
Instructor = Steve Andrews
Video Format = HD (High Definition)
Video Run Time = 15:00


Check below for all the materials and tools that we used in this video to customize your own 1-piece holster.
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8-32 - PHILLIPS - Flat Head - SS - Black Oxide - (.500 x .300) - (1ea)

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Belt Clip - Flush Mount - (Metal) - Police Black - (fits belts up to 1.50")

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Belt Clip - Flush Mount - Black - (fits belts up to 1.50")

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Belt Clip - Flush Mount - Black - (fits belts up to 1.75")

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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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Eyelet Hand Setter (#8 size) - (Fits 1/4 Inch Diameter Eyelets) - (Includes Base & Ram)

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

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Holster Attachment & Retention Washer - Black EPDM - (.500 x .180 x .125) - (1ea)

These are black EPDM rubber silencing washers that are commonly used with TLMAB mounting posts, chicago screws,…

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KYDEX® Sheet  - Black - (.080) - (1ft x 1ft)

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KYDEX® Sheet - Blizzard White - (.080) - (1ft x 1ft)

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KYDEX® Sheet - Blood Red - (.080) - (1ft x 1ft)

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KYDEX® Sheet - Flat Dark Earth - Fall - (.080) - (1ft x 1ft)

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KYDEX® Sheet - Olive Drab - (.080) - (1ft x 1ft)

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

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Mounting/Drilling Template - Straight - (1.0) - (fits Flush Mount/FOMI Clips)

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Slotted Post - Stainless Steel - Black Zinc Coated - (1/4 in) - 10 Pack

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Thermoform Item Masking Tape - 3M Brand - (2in x 60yd)

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