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Make a Hunter .... Quiver

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Wanting to make something to give to my brother-in law for Christmas this year I began searching the net looking for ideas.  Since he is a hunter I wanted to make him something that he could use when out chasing some white tail, or at least something for hunting deer.

 I came across Dave Canterbury's site http://thepathfinderschoolllc.com/  and he had made an archers quiver and I knew what I was going to make.  In this "ible" I will show how I made  mistakes, give pointers on how to not make mistakes, and end up with a very nice quiver if I do say so myself.   

 
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Step 1: Supplies


Materials

4" PVC pipe  ($6 bucks at Menards)
1 yard of cloth material ($1.99 at Hobby Lobby)
Scraps of leather ($2.99 for a bag of remnants)
Leather strips ($4 bucks at Hobby Lobby)
Needle for sewing leather ($3 for a pack of 8 at Hobby Lobby)
Roll of sinuew ($4 dollars for a roll at Hobby Lobby)
Nylon belt (Free had it laying around for ages)
Scrap wood
E-6000 Industrial Adhesive ($4 at Hobby Lobby)

Tools

Sandpaper
Pocket knife
Sisscors
Sawsall
Drill and drill bits
Hammer
Jigsaw
Panel nails

I'm sure I grabbed and used other tools and will try mention them as it hits me.

triumphman1 year ago
Love those wolves! Have you seen "The Grey" with Liam Neeson ? Wolves take on a whole new meaning!
RedneckEngineer (author)  triumphman1 year ago
Yea love that movie! I think they should have more people survive the crash though. That way there could have had more food for the wolves!
jalba1 year ago
*thumbs up* Will do. :)
jalba1 year ago
That's AWESOME!!! Gonna have to make my daughter one for Christmas. :)
RedneckEngineer (author)  jalba1 year ago
Glad you like it. Please when you do make one post a pic of it. I'd love to see what others come up with.
hrodriguez72 years ago
instead of a wooden plug, could i just use a PVC plug?
RedneckEngineer (author)  hrodriguez72 years ago
Yes you could use a PVC end cap, nice idea.
yeah, I thought it would be simpler
and I dont have a jig aw or anything like that :P
eulaliaaaa!2 years ago
I saw someone using a quiver that looked a little strange, but worked very efficiently.
The quiver was longer and had a hole in the side. When he wanted an arrow, he reached through the hole, grabbed one, pulled it up so the tip was above the bottom of the hole, and pulled it out from the bottom.
Mrballeng3 years ago
I'm proud I got to be the 1,000th view on your page. This is very clever. Your holding out on us though. Where are all your other great ideas?

Good work.
RedneckEngineer (author)  Mrballeng3 years ago
I'm glad you like it. I'm usually full of ideas but not the follow thru. I get things half started laying around, then something else pops in my head and it shoves it to the back then forgotten about. I hope to sometime get my workshop cleaned up enough so I can actually tinker more. Once I do there will be some other ibles I'll post. Mostly I've been reproducing some great ideas I find on here and not so much of orginal works. Also on the "to do" list is get a new camera so I can post. LOL
red-king3 years ago
good work! I might make one later.
RedneckEngineer (author)  red-king3 years ago
When you do take some pics and show it off here! I'd love to see what others do and any mods they make.
tukmol3 years ago
that's one handsome build!

i agree with the drainage idea. unless if you could make the bottom part detachable so you could clean the insides easily from time to time.

mrninja3 years ago
Great build! Though 2 ideas came to mind.

1) A leather (plug sized) cutout, glued to the bottom of the plug.
2) Add a drainage hole to the plug? Water, and blood maybe?....=P
RedneckEngineer (author)  mrninja3 years ago
I thought about the leather plug for the bottom but putting the arrows in would cut through and possably become lost, so thats why I used wood. As for a hole for water drainage...didn't really think about that.
What I meant was, a patch of leather covering the bottom of the wood plug. It's just for ascetics? BTW, wood works!
Yeah a dainage hole would definately be a good idea. It's standard on most military gear me thinks. =P
imbobafett3 years ago
i love it,great work! the wolf pic skin nice touch!
huttarl3 years ago
Nice one... thanks for posting! There aren't many 'ibles for making a quiver. I want to make one for a friend who is about to adopt his second daughter (Psalm 127).
RedneckEngineer (author)  huttarl3 years ago
Thanks! If you make one post a pic I'd love to see it!
NachoMahma3 years ago
.  Great job.
.  I think this must have gotten hung up in the filters. It took it a while to show up.
Kryptonite3 years ago
Brilliant build! Good job on the aesthetics too. :D
RedneckEngineer (author)  Kryptonite3 years ago
Thanks! It's getting harder each year to top what I did the previous, I think I nailed it with this one. :)
The thing that gets me is when their birthday is close to Christmas, as most of the gifts I give are home made. Makes it hard, it does!
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