DIY Custom Keychains! (Dice)

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Introduction: DIY Custom Keychains! (Dice)

Keychains on the cheap, makes a great gift.
Screw eyes, chain, and something small of your choosing!
I used D20's (Dungeons and Dragons, and other RPG dice) for my flash drives.

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Step 1: What You Need

Materials:
Small Screw Eyes............ 14 for $1.50
Small Chain....................... $0.32 per foot
Dice..................................... $0.65 each

Tools:
Drill Press
Vise Grips (closing links and screwing in eyes)
Wire Cutters (bending links open)

Step 2: Make IT!

Drill a hole for the screw eye, slightly smaller than the threads.
Screw in the screw eye, you will need pliers to assist in this.
Use pliers or wire cutters to pull apart links in the chain.
Put the chain through the screw eye, and pinch shut with pliers.
Attach to keys, flash drives, or whatever!

Step 3: Done!

Give away as small gifts to your D&D buddies, or put them on your flash drives so you stop loosing the little boogers :P

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    20 Discussions

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    Wynd
    Wynd

    3 years ago

    I love this idea! I know what my gamer friends are getting for Christmas this year ;) Thanks for sharing!

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    FabiojapaXD
    FabiojapaXD

    6 years ago on Introduction

    http://fabiojapaxd.deviantart.com/art/D20-Keychain-Gatecrash-371009086?q=gallery%3Afabiojapaxd&qo=0 Made one for my cellphone!

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    mucoguy42
    mucoguy42

    9 years ago on Introduction

    I just made mine into a necklace and i love it

    Thank You for the awesome instructable!!! :D

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    zascecs
    zascecs

    10 years ago on Introduction

    Love the idea by using dice; I should do that with my keychain. 

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    red-king
    red-king

    10 years ago on Introduction

    why do you have so many d20s that you can spare? lol

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    ajmontag
    ajmontag

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    When i started playing rpg games i ordered a pound-o-dice, available from many online retailers and ebay, and i got a lot of d20's in that. Otherwise gaming stores usually sell dice individually for 30-80 cents a piece.

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    red-king
    red-king

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

     wow... i just looked up "pound-o-dice". that's a lot of dice...

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    ajmontag
    ajmontag

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    yeah, i split it with a friend, and still find myself buying more dice :)

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    red-king
    red-king

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    also... the only comicbook store/ gaming store that was anywhere near where i lived closed down... =(

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    footer0
    footer0

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    Cthulhu for president, Why choose the lesser evil?

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    footer0
    footer0

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

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    PastTheVoid
    PastTheVoid

    10 years ago on Step 1

    Where did you get the chain, Lowe's?

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    ajmontag
    ajmontag

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    a local "farm and fleet" store, but most hardware and home inprovement stores carry chain. this was like $0.49 per foot