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Picture of Paracord - 5 color Key Fob
In this instructable I will show a few easy steps on how to make a 5 color key fob using paracord.
For this project you will need:
* 5 - different paracord colors or the same, you decide.
* Scissors
* Lighter
* plastic clip or rubber band.

Everyone is welcome to have a look at my blog where I have a few more guides:
http://paracord-projects.blogspot.com/

Step 1: Choose your colors

Picture of Choose your colors
After choosing your colors I would recommend fusing all cord ends before starting, this will prevent the inner strings popping out and will be easier when making the knots. 

Take one more cord and tie a simple knot at the end that will act as the center cord. Add a few inches extra for creating some decorative end.
 
JRKORTH2 years ago
Could you please e-mail me a printed copy of the directions for the 5 color key fob, I cannot print them from the download my computer is not letting me and it is telling me my firewall is a problem, I have disabled the firewall and it still will not download. TBlanchette@NEW.RR.COM. Thanks
BLUEBLOBS23 years ago
By the way, exactly how much cordage did you use?
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BLUEBLOBS23 years ago
This is awesome, it looks amazing!
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nice and clear 'ible, i might wrap my knife with this! thanks!
awesome braid. i'm going to have to try this one. thanks for sharing.
amurphy123 years ago
I would like to just add that you might want to take the strands out from the inside or you will have have fat lines that dont lay down and always look sharp if you dont. Like I have been doing on my first one here. will send photo in a bit when done. Other than that very very good job on teaching us how to do it

wizcling684 years ago
I have one that uses 3x 4 strand twisted and stacked a total of 12 strands but only 4 are used at one given time.
Alt-Horizon4 years ago
Nice and clear 'ible. Tried it but with 6 strands and using different lengths. Turned out to get a nice bottle shape as the two shorter ones ran out.
thelmer444 years ago
Job Well Done... Gonna try this one later ;)
tevers945 years ago
If you use only two strands, it makes a "dna" shaped key fob.  i tried it after seeing it on your site
nk975 years ago
AWESOME!!!!!!!! But what is the name of the knot? Please reply.
 Cheers and thanks,
                            Neil
NutandBolt (author)  nk975 years ago
Thank you, The name is Crown knot.
ndinitz5 years ago
 Nice work.

I'm gonna make one this weekend ;)
NutandBolt (author)  ndinitz5 years ago
Cool thanks, if you make one post an image.
vadios5 years ago
Very cool! Thanks a lot!