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Make Dad's day with this tough, unique bracelet! What dad wouldn't be proud to sport hex nuts and leather on his wrist?
A leather boot lace 10-12 hex nuts Jewelry wire (I used 20 gauge) Pliers (either nylon jaw or flat.. Don't use pliers with 'teeth') Scissors A lobster claw ...
Fold the boot lace into thirds, so you have a loop at each end. Cut a piece of wire about 5 or 6 inches long. Twist the wire ...
Wrap the wire TIGHTLY around the lace. For extra 'staying power' you can pull the wire through the loop and use it to either secure the end of ...
Cut the other end of your lace (the end you did not wrap with wire) so you have three ends to work with. Start a simple braid. Make ...
For this step, it's probably easiest to follow the pictures.... As you braid, add a hex nut to both outside laces. Complete the braid stitch, pulling the leather ...
Braid another two inches or so past the last hex nut, making both sides of plain braid about equal length.
Cut another piece of wire, about 5-6" long. Fold it in half and string the clasp so it hangs from the bend in the wire. You might want ...
Once you are sure the clasp is secure, and the bracelet is the size you want it to be, cut off the excess boot lace. Hook the clasp ...
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