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There are plenty of old leather belts that have been discarded because of changing tastes, or a part broke, or maybe the original owner just got too fat. ...
I used a laser cutter to etch this Japanese design into the surface of the belt. You can also use a leather stamping technique.
Wrap the belt around your wrist and let it overlap by 1.5 inches. Cut with your favorite cutting tool.
Wrap the leather around your wrist so that it is fairly snug, but still comfortable to move with. Now loosen the belt by an 1/8 of an inch ...
With the overlap of the bracelet where you want it, drill or punch out holes that are in the middle of the overlap.
With a hammer, bang in some heavy duty snaps so that the bracelet can snap around your wrist.
Sweet, you're done! Now snap the bracelet around your wrist or give it to someone else.
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