Building a Better Jawa – part two

build-a-better-jawaAs promised, here’s the template for the “Y”-shaped part which attaches the holster to the shoulder strap…

Clicking the above should open the diagram at actual size. Although it will fit on A4, if printing, please use A3 as the page size and do not scale to fit

Clicking the above should open the diagram at actual size. Although it will fit on A4, if printing, please use A3 as the page size and do not scale to fit..

As before I drew this onto my pre-weathered pleather (in this case twice to double-side it for thickness and to conceal the backing and later glued them together) using the blue crosses as the position for the holes that my “rivets” would be located in.
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Using the double row of 10 rivet holes this can be attached to the main holster like so:
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You’ll notice the two rows of three rivets at either extremity. These are to attach to the shoulder strap, but I won’t go into any detail about that beyond saying it should be about 30mm wide and the length will obviously vary depending on your size. I added some thong to these connection points to reinforce the paper fasteners I was using to connect the parts together but haven’t annotated those on the diagram as I don’t believe them to be strictly screen accurate.

Once again the finished article:
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  1. Pingback: Building a Better Jawa – part one | Mark's Remarks

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