Just heat the pvc with a heat gun and flatten it, you can do it with the knife inside so it molds perfectly around it. Ta day we are making a very affordable pvc knife sheath , that looks and works great.
How to make a custom pvc knife sheath.
Diy knife sheath pvc. It just may take longer to heat evenly. I really is amazing how easy it is to shape pvc pipe. Below the link to you tude are some of the sheaths i made.
The size of your knife or tool will determine the diameter of the pvc pipe you have to use. Cut a length of pvc. A sawblade or any useble piece of metal 2.
This same technique can be used for making belt mounted tool holders. Third prize 126 13k how to. Measure and cut the dangler loop.
This is my first try with this method and material and it turned out pretty good i think. You will want your knife sheath dangler to be the appropriate size for the belt that you will be using as well as for how low you want the sheath to hang. Primary reasons are it’s easily available, durable, and flexible when exposed to heat.
I used a cutting wheel on the dremel to cut the pvc basic shape. Make a total of two pieces, making sure that they will fit the knife's blade entirely. What you need materials 1.
An oven or heat gun 9. This video is going to show you how to make a custom pvc knife sheath out of a short length of pvc pipe. You could also use a heat gun.
The video shows a neck hung sheath, but it would also be easy to cut a couple of slots for a belt sheath. A work bench with a vise 7. I used my heat gun to soften the pvc for flattening/shaping.
Gradually, you will get a straight piece of pvc plastic. I like to used pvc pipe because it is cheap and easy to work with. A pair of pliers 4.
Then, place the knife flat on a piece of wood, making sure its paracord handle is not touching the wood (this will make some unneeded extra space in the sheath, due to the knife being lifted off the wood). 30 2.9k knife out of a sawzall blade (no ht) by jake_makes in knives. Best 25 knife sheath ideas on pinterest.
Many thanks to the youtube presenter ‘crypticcricket’. Are there black pvc pipes? Leathercraft how to make knife sheaths part 1 leather.
First, i visited my local ace hardware store and tried the knife handle in different sizes of cold water pvc pipe. I want mine to be wide enough that i can slide it onto a surplus pistol belt. You don’t have to use 3/4” pvc.
The common pvc is a favorite amongst diy enthusiast. Tried my hand at making a neck knife sheath for a 4 blade knife from pvc pipe. Little screws and bolts tools 1.
By jarhead survivor june 13, 2011. I'll post my own pics when i do it. Watch the video to see how it is done.
You may also want to put carvings or drawings on the sheath for a more personal touch. 24 6.3k diy classic knife out of rusted metal sheet by diy king 00 in knives. Ok, they don't look great but, they work.
Hear the pvc in a toaster ove a 300deg until it becomes malleable. The best way to make a knife sheath is to see the you tude video attached to this post. I've now got an idea of making a rifle scabbard and maybe a case out of pvc pipe.
Diy knife with a diy pvc sheath by vsevolod korolev in knives. I came across a web site with instructions on how to make a sheath without having to sew anything. Diy pvc neck knife sheath free last man alive project.
Making knife sheath from used pvc pipe. I prefer to stick my plastic in a preheated 350 degree oven on a cookie sheet, heats more evenly so less chance of a burning the pvc, it flattens out under it own weight. The finished product looks cool after finishing touches of a paracord rope and some paint to match the color of the knife handle.
The sheath must contain a flattened pvc water pipe section to hold the blade under spring tension and to prevent the sharp edge from touching leather. Just make sure you watch it constantly as it happens pretty quick all of. A drill (not needed if you have a dremel) 2.
Use the one that came with your knife or an aftermarket one. Guest spearo posts 2,661 map entry yes location 7 seas sep 7th 2008 #2 not sure if pipe is available in black, but flat sheet is available in different colors. Just a piece that when flattened will fit your knife.