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Dr. who inspired watch

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this is just an idea that ive been thinking about in the deep recesses of my brain that iv'e always wanted to make, the design on the outside of the band was inspired from the images displayed on the tardis main computer.
hope you will enjoy it!
 
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Step 1: Tools and materials

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to make this beautiful watch you will need the following
1. leather-(your choice be careful with the thickness)
2. snaps
3.rivet tool 
4.hammer
5.small snap anvil
6.knife
7.a donor watch 
8.soldering iron
9.drill
10. drill bit (sized for the snaps)

Step 3: Make the corners

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ok this is fairly simple, use something round as a guide to cut the corners out so their nice and round 

Step 4: Put in your snaps

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now measure were you want the snaps so it will fit snugly around your wrist and measure a 1/2 inch in from the sides and place a mark their and drill a hole 

Step 5: Put in your snaps-continued

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now that you have 4 holes, place the corisponding snap component  in each hole and rivet them in place connecting the two pieces of the snap together.

Step 6: Mount the donor watch

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ok so make two loops around were the wristband used to connect to the watch with the leather and connect the ends together with snaps like so

Step 7: Connecting the watch to the wristband

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now put the wristband on and place the watch where you desire it to be attached then mark where the snaps are and place two additional snaps in then we're ready for the fun part

Step 8: Burn the design

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so now you can draw your pattern onto the leather with a pencil and use your soldering iron to burn in your design 

Step 9: Finished

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now snap on the watch (glue them on if you want) and there you have it, one spiffy new watch