Bolt Vanderhuge

4" & 5" 1911 holsters

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I just finished these two 1911 holsters. These are 4" and 5" versions of the same pattern. The cant is 25*. They are built using Hermann Oak leather, 1mm Tigre Thread, Fiebing's Pro Oil dyes and finished with Angelus 605 satin finish.  

 

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They look great Bolt!  I especially like the Black and Tan model.

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Yessir, . . . top notch work.

I am a bit curious though, . . . what weight leather are they?  

May God bless,

Dwight

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I like it.  

The accent appears to be shark, but -- correct me if I'm wrong -- anybody else see the blue elephant in the room ? :whistle:

 

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Straight-up craftsmanship, Bolt...as always...and that ragged piece of "scrap" leather you chose for a back drop was a nice touch as well.

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Thanks all.

Dwight - the leather is 8/9 oz.

JLS - you are correct in what you see. Although the elephant color is actually safari grey. But yeah the camera gave it a blue hue.

 

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I love the weight and degree of detail boning.. something about it is just right.

Really nice work.

Looks like from the back shots that you do as I do and run a loop stick through both slots. Some times I also run a thick weight 1.5 in strap through and then pull it around a large been bag I made to help preform to the waist curve.

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I use your second option :). I built myself a couple double layer 1.5" wide belt strip samples. One is a full 1/4" thick and the other is a little thinner.

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