Holster to fit 1860 Colt and 1858 Rem

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Holster to fit 1860 Colt and 1858 Rem

Postby hawkthrower » Wed Jul 31, 2013 11:39 pm

Here are a couple photos of some of my recent work - gambler style shoulder holster for full size BP revolvers.

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Re: Holster to fit 1860 Colt and 1858 Rem

Postby Captchee » Thu Aug 01, 2013 4:31 pm

And i can tell you all first hand how wonderful a job hawkthrower did as well . the pictures dont do it justice. Fits my 1860 and 1851 navy , wonderfully
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Re: Holster to fit 1860 Colt and 1858 Rem

Postby hawkthrower » Thu Aug 01, 2013 5:08 pm

I try to document my stuff - Captchee asked that I post em up for everybody to see so.....

Here are some of the process photos -

starting with the freehand drawing
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Then the swivel knife work
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Next test the skiving for the buckles to fit and match the punch holes for the stitching
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ready for backgrounding and shading and the shoulder strap ready for edge groove
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Wet leather background and shade almost done
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First application of stain
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Second stain dried - stitching done - first full assembly ready to test fit and make adjustments
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The rest you've seen - enjoy!!
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