I should be studying for my exams but it was sooo boring (differential equations and thermodynamics) so I decided to take a break and make something again!

And because I had some scrap leather I chose to make some simple leather bracelet.

Step 1: Materials and Tools

The only material I used is leather which I was cutting with a knife. I also used drill for making holes. And in the end I applied a polish.

Step 2: Design

First step is to measure your wrist. I left some space here for the fastening.

Then make some sketches with dimensions.

I had to design it carefully because I had just a small piece of leather.

You can also sketch some ornamentation :)

Step 3: Cutting

Now just cut the basic shape out of leather and make holes for string (I used drill).

Step 4: Decoration

If you want too, you can make some decoration. I decided for a simple knot design.

I made it by pushing a blunt knife into the leather (as I don't have propper tools for leatherworking :D)

Step 5: Finish!

And you're almost done!

You can polish your bracelet as I did, or just add a leather string and wear it! :)

I hope you like it and I'm going back to studying :D

<p>thats pretty awesome</p><p>i took the photo with my webcam thats why the photo is bad</p>
<p>It looks awesome and was easy to make</p>
<p>its easy to make this thanks:)</p>
<p>I see you like the runes but there is an elder futhark translation to English. other than that I like the instructable, </p>
<p>The bracelet looks awesome! will make one very soon :)</p>
<p>Thank you! Good luck ;) don't forget to share your work!</p>
<p>It didn't turn out to be as good as yours but enjoyed making it :) I used golden paint for decoration.</p>
<p>That's awesome! :O I like painted leather</p>
Thanks for the help! I will definitely try this out!
<p>You are welcome ;) Good luck!</p>
<p>Hello! Very nice instructable! I was wondering, though, if you could maybe clarify a bit on the design part. How do you exactly emboss the design of there? Could you use a butter knife? Thanks!</p>
<p>Thanks for a comment! </p><p>Well, I can try at least. </p><p>If you are handy enough you can do it with a butter knife ;) I have used my old blunt knife I bought a years ago in some store in Italy. </p><p>But I would prefer using a leatherworking tools (but I haven't any). </p><p>Just sketch a little your design and then start to pushing the knife (one of my friend once did with an opposite side of a spoon :D) into the leather. And that's it!</p><p>You can also soak the leather to soften it if it is too tough.</p><p>I hope, it helped a bit. If didn't, feel free to ask again, I'll try to make a better answer :D</p>
<p>Awesome! </p>
<p>Thanks! :)</p>
<p>There's a celtic festival (Fuochi di Taranis, translated &quot;Fires of Taranis&quot;) near my house next weekend... THIS could fit perfectly for the occasion! :D</p><p>Thank you for sharing :)</p>
<p>You're welcome ;) good luck! Btw if you would like more celtic look you can get inspired by my <a href="https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-draw-a-celtic-viking-knot-easy-tutorial/" rel="nofollow">celtic knot instructable</a> ;)</p>
<p>Wow! Great pattern! what a pity it's not featured :(</p><p>I'm sure that if you made it with more steps it would have been a featured one, with no doubt!</p>
<p>Well, thanks :) But I really don't mind it isn't featured :D But you are right! Maybe I'll make a new and bigger instructable about knot drawing. Thanks for motivation bro! ;)</p>
<p>No problems man! Keep up your great works, they are awesome!</p>
<p>Looks good! I like the simplicity of the design. <br><br>Nice to see a design for men, often these will only be for women or for costplay</p>
<p>Thanks a lot! I personally prefer wider bracelets, but I like this one too :)</p>
<p>This is great! Make sure you enter this in the leatherworking contest! https://www.instructables.com/contest/leatherworking/</p>
<p>Thanks! :) I would love to, but I'm from Czech republic which isn't included in the rules :/</p>
<p>Isn't there any way, how could I enter?</p>
<p>This is beautiful! Great work! :)</p>
<p>Thanks a lot! :)</p>
<p>Great! Love the little design :)</p>
<p>Thank you! :)</p>

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