Kydex has a low melting point compared to other plastics, which allows you to complete projects quicker once you mold and cool the kydex, the material takes on a rigid durability that makes it attractive for use in small molding projects such as sidearm holsters and knife sheaths it is also used for larger molding products. Kydex, put simply, is a thermoplastic sheet which can be molded to form-fit nearly any shape it comes in various colors, and is used to make custom holsters for. Eyelets & rivets eyelets specially for projects in kydex and holstex materials also suitable for decorations or fastenings with low stress in leathercrafts check sizes for appropriate size snap setter 22 item(s) show 9, 15, 30, all per page view as: grid list sort by position, name, sku, price set descending direction. Deadeyeluke projectsthis page is just to show off some of the different things that are possible with kydex here are some unique projects for your viewing pleasure (and to let you know that there is more than one way to get it done) so let me know if you. Bolttac is kydex holster manufacturer that specializes in iwb and owb everyday carry and competition specific products we make gear for the hard use shooter. Kydex can be shaped with a hair dryer, but a great deal of time is required to heat the kydex a heat gun is many times faster and therefore much easier to use care must be taken not to over heat 3 if kydex is bent cold and turns white, heating with the heat gun will bring back the original color the same thing applies to. Diy primer on how to get started working with kydex diy halloweenkydex holsterget startedleather projectsprimersproject ideasprojects to tryarticles people this is a short how to article for anyone interested in working with kydex i& sure most of the people here know of kydex and many of you probably own a k. They offer kydex in various colors and thicknesses they also supply tools, instructional books and all the hardware needed to complete just about any kydex related diy project for those interested in just making a sheath or two, there's no need to purchase an expensive arbor press and other specialty.
This course is ideal for anyone who wants to make kydex sheaths and holsters at home, wether for their own equipment or to sell to others bring two of your favorite knives and walk away with two sheaths, another small project of your own choosing, and the knowledge of how make a wide variety of other kydex projects as. Kydex® shelves, plinths and complex mid-floor unitary, as well as kydex® coated fire doors and frames, are now a standard product in all their new stores kydex ® has also been used in an exciting new project with the nhs like many healthcare organisations across europe, the hull nhs foundation trust needs to. So for all of you do-it-yourselfers out there, if you haven't yet tried working with kydex i think it will be a fun project to take on this winter let me know if you have any specific questions that i haven't covered here – i will do my best to help you based on my limited experience with kydex all the best- creek. Kydex t is a fire retardant thermoplastic with high impact strength and extensibility, offering a significant resistance to a broad range of corrosive chemicals and cleaning solutions kydex can be easily thermoformed to complex shapes which gives it wide spread use in aerospace application as well as home diy projects.
Easily incorporate accessories like flashlights and lasers we offer a quick turnaround time and custom service to fit your needs almost any handgun can be fitted for a holster scroll down to view below you will find pictures of iwb and owb style holsters as well as other custom kydex projects recently completed. What i did with the dvd set and workbook was to explain some principles, lay out some guidelines and safety procedures, then walk you through four different projects (tool holster, magazine carrier, knife sheath, and iwb pistol holster) that after completion, should have you pretty well grounded in working with kydex. Welcome to wolf hollow tactical we are proud to offer custom hand made kydex(r) holsters and gear made in the usa we have many exciting projects in the works, so check back often to see what's new we appreciate our men and women in uniform and offer a 10% discount to law enforcement, military/ veterans, and. 50 out of 5 starsgreat for kydex projects february 15, 2015 - published on amazoncom verified purchase love these for sheath making be sure to get a good eyelet setter that works for this size was a little snug on 080 kydex, but worked better on some thinner sheet if you're new to using these, practice with a good.
Tactical knife project finally done the amount of planning, research and development that went into this one knife is unbelievable it truly has been a bit of an undertaking blades were even sacrificed to testing on this one and it couldn't be going to a better home it is 925 of differentially hardened 3/16 1095 high carbon. This pin was discovered by ben maifeld discover (and save) your own pins on pinterest.
Driven by engineering and inspired by design, griffon industries hand crafts kydex holsters combining form and function we live by the philosophy that good enough is never good enough our products are built tough using modern machinery and tightly controlled tolerances we design, blueprint, and manufacture all our. New kydex projects thanks to a few of you guys i have been pressing and forming this stuff since september i think i have made a few holsters for just about everything i own and some stuff i made led to me buying another gun here is the latest one my dad wanted me to try a boot knife sheath/holster for. This is a good size to work with it's perfect for all sorts of diy projects this particular thickness works well with a lot of the grommets that are sold, in general plus, this kydex is really tough once it's molded i haven't had any problems with it losing its shape over time i gave it 4 out of 5 stars because there is a bit of a.
Functional prototype testing was performed with the thermoplastic kydex® and multiple objects for mold examples as an extension of this project, the vacuum forming system could be configured for “food safe” operation using a nitrile membrane and the solid surface corian platen material can be used for this purpose. Its an expensive cammo pattern but looks bad as hell coolest cammo i ever saw i too make holsters as a hobby however i make them from leather i've thought often of trying kydex i look forward to the results of your project i'm betting it'll be an awesome rig better still that it was made of your own hand. Explore tom dennis's board kydex and leather ideas/projects on pinterest | see more ideas about tactical gear, kydex holster and knifes.
In this video, chris green of demonstrates his personal method for designing and forming a basic 2-piece (pancake-style) knife sheath watch christian as he explains the steps necessary to layout and construct a thermoform scabbard for a modern fixed blade knife. Each of the shields measured 13920 long, 6900 wide, and 028 thick, and after inspection the thermal charger shields were shipped to the client's pleasanton, california location for more information about this die cutting project, please see the details below to learn about our other services, contact pacific states felt. Custom projects we can make a sheath for your knife, or we can work with you to create a product based off your own unique design for a custom sheath based off of our designs check out the prices and options below then contact us to order if you want a completely unique design, please think through every aspect. Explore ryan davis's board kydex projects on pinterest | see more ideas about weapons, kydex holster and conceal carry.