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Eddie Q   

Haven’t been around here much, but finally had a chance to make a holster for a friend for Christmas. Just a simple pattern to carry at the range for a .357 Rossi. 6-7 oz lined with 1.5-2 oz tooling pig.

 

 

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Love how it turned out. I really like how the coloring turned out on the back.

The tooling all looks cool too, it's just the backside jumped out at me.

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garypl   

Beautiful holster!  I really like the contrasting colors.  

Gary

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That is an interesting border. Is that an inverted meandering stamp?

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Eddie Q   
2 hours ago, CaptQuirk said:

That is an interesting border. Is that an inverted meandering stamp?

It's a Craftool D444

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alpha2   

Outstanding! I'm going to do a lined holster, soon, I really am. Question, do you rely on the stretch in the leather for the hammer loop, or something else? I've only done the snap type retainer.

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Eddie Q   

Alpha2, the holster is a snug fit, the hammer thong is just for peace of mind and cosmetic I guess..... I carry a Ruger New Vaquero and haven’t had much stretching problem in a bout a year of use. Thanks for the props to the rest of the fellers. Oh, and by the way alpha2, I’ve been working with leather for shy of three years in a very limited time, I haven’t made an unlined holster as of yet.... even my first atrocity of holster was lined :) !

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