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Modern Leatherwork for Makers by Tim Deagan

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6 The Ghouls and Gears Multi-Tool Holder

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Modern multi-tools typically come with a nylon belt holder. These ballistic nylon cases always seem to wear out faster than I think they should. A leather belt holder is an easy replacement and offers lots of opportunities for customization.

Design

The Basic Leather Pattern

You can design the pattern for the belt holder in a variety of ways. The approach we’ll take in this chapter is to use a single piece of leather that is riveted together. It’s appealing to use two pieces of leather, one to surround the tool and the other to form the belt holder and top flap, but I’ve chosen to use a single piece ...

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