Stretching rubber band to far could cause it to snap and leave a welt on your hand. Stretch with caution.
1. Stretch a rubber band over the two hooks you have made in step 3.
You are now replacing the spoke with a rubber band.2. Repeat step 3-4.
Tip: Cut only one spoke at a time replacing it with the rubber band. This helps so that you don't lose track when remembering the configuration of the spokes of a bike rim. It also keeps the wheel balanced