Tips & tricks

Layout: Drawing Strait Lines across a Molded Surface

Posted by Patrick on 18th Mar 2014

When laying out your project you can use rulers, protractors or printed drafting mats to get your lines and angles the way you want.But how do you draw a reliable strait line across a three dimensio … read more

Marking Your Projects

Posted by Patrick on 18th Mar 2014

There are many ways of marking your material during layout, but the best and most accurate way is with a simple #2 pencil.We prefer the mechanical type.The most important thing to know is that all p … read more

Blue Gun Prep

Posted by Patrick on 18th Mar 2014

This Tips and Tricks segment will focus on Ring’s Blue Guns and some advice and ideas on how to get them ready for your holster projects.Blue Guns (BG’s) are commonly used by hobbyists and even lar … read more

DIY Dust Hood

Posted by Patrick on 18th Mar 2014

DIY Dust Hood If cleanliness is next to Godliness, then most Kydex shops I’ve seen won’t fair too well in the hereafter (my own included).But that doesn’t mean we can try to improve the situation … read more

Heating Kydex for Molding

Posted by Patrick on 18th Mar 2014

This Tips and Tricks article will focus on heating your Kydex (or Boltaron) in a counter top toaster oven.I’ve seen a lot of confusion, complication and mystery surrounding this process, but it rea … read more