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Braiding an unbroken piece of leather looks impossible but is really easy once you know the tricks. My definitions (I don't know what the proper terms are so ...
Hold a pencil or pen like this and use your finger as a guide while marking the leather into thirds.
A sharp utility knife cuts leather very well. Use a new blade. I found the best method for me was to push the point thru the leather into ...
Start with your leather in this position. The bottom is to the right of the photo.
To start push the center strip to the right, then reach thru the bow and pick up the point.
Then pull the point back thru the bow. As it comes back pull it back straight. It may feel or look like it's tangles but on the next ...
Now push the center strand to the left and reach thru the bow and pull the point back thru just like you did on the last step.
Continue to alternate the left braid and then the right braid until you finish the strip. If the braid is unbalanced at the end you should add one ...
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