Step 5: Finish belt
My belt came with buttons to secure the buckle, so I just had to cut a taper in the end and drill the belt notches.
If you don't have an old belt to use as a reference then trace your taper onto a sheet of paper to get a symmetrical shape you are satisfied with, then cut out that shape and trace onto end of belt. Use a
Drill notch holes by using an old belt as a template, or spacing your notches roughly 12mm (0.5").
You can choose to leave your belts plain, or you can emboss the leather. I used the tip of Phillips-head screwdriver hammered into the leather to make some neat imprints, then I embossed a shell casing into one of the belts for my gun-enthusiast friend.