Don’t be left in the dark. This leather holster keeps your flashlight handy.
Editor’s Note: This holster is designed for a belt 1 1/4″ to 1 1/2″ wide.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED
- A soft scrap of leather about 8” long, 5” wide and 1/16” to 1/8” thick
- Hobby knife
- Metal ruler
- 3/16” hole punch or awl
- Two large snap rivets
WHAT YOU’LL DO
Step 1: Place the best-looking side of the leather down and draw the holster and belt loop. For the length of the holster, measure around your flashlight and add 1 1/4”.
Step 2: Mark the holes on the belt loop and holster.
Step 3: Find the center of the holster length and mark off 1/4” segments as shown.
Step 4: Cut out the belt loop and holster.
Step 5: Punch out all six holes.
Step 6: Roll the holster, align the holes and push the rivet through from the inside.
Step 7: Slide the bottom end of the belt loop over the rivet and cap.
Step 8: Align bottom loop holes, push the rivet through from inside, and cap and hammer securely.