Welcome to How To Tuesdays, Threadbanger's summer special. Today we are going to answer a viewer's question and show you how to make an awesome pair of board shorts out of an old business suit.

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Clothing You'll Need:
An old suit
A hawaiian shit
A tie

Step 1: Measuring the length

1. Put on the pants, measure and make a mark about 2 inches below the bottom of your knee.
IM a little confused. by boardshort you mean boardshort swimsuit right? Cause I doubt you can swim in this. Am i right?
its a light fabric so you can swim in them
"What you need... a Hawaiian shit" LOL.
I don't have a hawaiian shit, nor would I want a piece of one on my shorts. I'm just gonna be following these up to step four to make some nice slim fit shorts.
now this i really like
This is sweet I usually just cut the legs off of my old pants and then you sew a stitch about 1/4 inch above the cut. After you wash them it will frey but not go past the line it looks really cool.

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