Picture of Paracord dog tag holder
I've always wondered how can i attach the dog tag on the collar, so that do not jingle all the time. Here is my little solution to it.
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Step 1: Materials and tools


>> paracord (about 2 ft.)
>> dog tag


>> scissors
>> paracord needle
>> lighter

Step 2: The lanyard knot

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At first we make a lanyard knot. A description of this can be found very quickly in the internet.

The lanyard knot

Step 3: The first strand

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Аt first we bring one end of the cord out.

Step 4: Knotting

We follow the bottom strand on the knot (on the right side) all the way and finally going thru the middle.

Step 5: Making a loop

We start from the top with the second strand and form a loop. Then we follow another strand (on the left side) all the way. Finally we go under four strands thru the middle.

Step 6: Cut and burn

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Cut the cord ends off and shape the knot.

Step 7: The finished product

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trans4mation9 months ago
Congrats on being a finalist AJ! Mind telling me what type of weave you made the collar out of?
_AJ_ (author)  trans4mation9 months ago

Thank you Trans4mation, i congratulate you too! The type of weave is "fishtail".

steelsun10 months ago

Awesome!! Already voted!

_AJ_ (author)  steelsun10 months ago

Thank you very much buddy!

yoyopig10 months ago


madebyedward10 months ago

I'd love instructions for the collar as well :)

evilplankton11 months ago

great idea! i love it! you should enter this in the paracord contest! :) i'd vote

_AJ_ (author)  evilplankton10 months ago

Thank you for your feedback and your vote ;-) Yesterday i am already entered to this contest.

kunibert11 months ago
Fellow Detmolder Here! greetings!
_AJ_ (author)  kunibert11 months ago

Hey buddy, i am greeting you too!

teatts11 months ago
Wow just as I was feeling homesick, first thing that comes up when I open instuctables is your dog tag with my birth town on it! Love the idea by the way. Gute idee! Danke
_AJ_ (author)  teatts11 months ago

The world is small :-) I am very pleased that you like my instruction. Thank you for your comment. Vielen Dank!

_AJ_ (author) 11 months ago

This holder can be used as a key fob:

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marionpixie11 months ago
awesome!! I love it!! I do have a question though. Is paracord sorta like shoelace? ??
_AJ_ (author)  marionpixie11 months ago

Than you very much for your feedback and i am glad that you liked it. For this instruction i am used a white paracord 550.