|Shapes and Ideas start to formulate into what will become a Custom Dragon Rig
|Automag Dragon holster and holster rigs in western
style. Automag dragon holsters made for Andrew.
AUTOMAG AND AUTOMAG PLUS AUTOMAG.
|From the Roll to the Final product
Completely Hand Crafted
to your Specifications
This page is here to show you the steps involved in production a Custom Rig. In this case the...
D R A G O N R I G
|Custom Leather Holster
TOOLED DRAGON RIG
|Layout, Sketches and Designs start to come together in pieces
|It Began with a
Phone Call from Andrew
|...And was followed by this
|Four (4) Prototype Holsters
are made to fit the
Automag before the
rig belt is cut
|Art work is Drawn and set
up for the custom Laser
work that must go into
this custom rig
|With the Shape and Basic Design in Mind
Every Scale is hand tooled one at a time
will not be apart of
we thought it
would be fun
to carve one
on a dummy holster
just to tease
|Here you can see the detailed hand work
that went into this rig. There were
approx. 145 hours involved in just the tooling
Complete it is
placed on the rig
to get an idea of
|Here you can see the belly area with
punched holes that will secure the
fiberglass type composite rail upon
which the AutoMag will slide in on.
|The Knife Sheath now takes form
|Lynn starts with a roll of raw leather
and a pile of paper work and
specifications from Andrew
|It will take Lynn
nearly 20 hours to
tool the belt alone.
Relief and final dye
work will create a
|This is the swivel tooling knife
used to carve every scale
|A 18 round ammo strip will be place here below the above patch
|Time to see how the Hardware looks before we secure them in place
|This is the AutoMag that inspired
the Dragon Rig you see below
|The Holster Band now takes form.....
|The Rig begins to take on a form of it's own
|The Delicate work to dye the entire rig
Frontier is using a dye originally used in Early America
and made by leathercraftsman Lynn Tompkins
This dye takes 10 days to complete
|14 Ammo loops being sewn on
|Suede Lining first glued into position...
It will later be sewn on also
|The Internal Weapon Rail is sewn into the holster
The Friction Free
Weapon Rail Custom
made by Andrew for
his Auto Mag
is now hand sewn into
the suede lined
Also notice the claw
screws have been
exposed inside the
holster if ever the
claws need tightening
rail in position
the weapon can
easier than in a
|Let's see how things are looking and where the parts will be placed...
|Check out the
within the rig.
the colors as
the rig moves
|The Skull will be flush
|The Ammo Clip
fits snugly into the
|There are many parts to the
Knife Sheath and the entire
unit must be hand sewn
together as a single unit.
Turned out nice!
|After Months of prototypes and samples this rig is coming together Now
light hits them
|Completed: June 8,2012
All oils have been returned to the rig
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|The Thumb Break
is designed and fitted to the holster
Shown here in paper template
|Sandy shows us the Knife as it appears on the belt
|A Regular Belt is added to match the rig
|This Lasered Leather Patch is secured to the inside of the Dragon Belt...
Notice the Serial Number...It's the very FIRST Dragon Rig of this nature ever
made by Frontier Leather Works.
|Beacuse of the weight of this sheath we added a special
removable strap snap to double secure the sheath to the
belt...This is unseen when being worn.
|Don't get confused...Called me so I can help you find what you're looking for.
Your Leather craftsman: Lynn 267-664-0485
email me at: email@example.com