Intro: Tactical Key Chain
Don't you think something tactical would come in handy sometime in your life? Well, this probably would! Follow these steps to make a tactical and tacti-cool key chain ring!
Step 1: Gather Your Materials
- 6 Feet of paracord, any color.
- 1 10cm aircraft cable wire key chain w/ twist screw lock; buy them here: https://www.amazon.com/Generic-Stainless-Aircraft-Keychain-CHOOSE/dp/B01G841NIO/ref=sr_1_9?s=office-products&ie=UTF8&qid=1467050731&sr=1-9&keywords=aircraft+cable+wire
- Desired accessories | I used an empty shotgun shell with 2 holes on opposite sides of the shell and a key on a ring.
Step 2: Starting the Ring
Thread the paracord through the metal ring until the paracord reaches its middle, or the 3 ft mark.
Step 3: Starting the Solomon Bar
lace the inner cord over the outer cord
Step 4: Starting the Solomon Bar Pt. 2
Hook the cord facing down back up through the back of the crook, which is the aluminum band.
Step 5: Starting the Solomon Bar Pt. 3
Pull the running ends tightly.
Step 6: Continuing the Solomon Bar
Lace the right running cord over the left running cord.
Step 7: CTS Pt. 2
Hook the right running end backwards and up through the back of the crook, just like the start of the solomon bar, just flipped.
Step 8: CTS Pt. 3
Pull the knot made tightly from both ends.
Step 9: CTS Pt. 4
Lace the left running end over the right running end.
Step 10: CTS Pt. 5
Hook the left running cord facing down backwards and up through the back of the crook, and pull tight.
Step 11: CTS Pt. 6
Repeat steps 6-10 until at least 6-7 inches of each running cord are left.
Step 12: Stopping the Solomon Bar
Create a 2 strand diamond knot with the two cords...
Step 13: Solomon Bar Finished
At this point, the Solomon bar should be finished! Sorry if you cannot understand my steps; I'm new to this stuff!
Step 14: Add the Desired Accessories
Add your desired accessories to make it even more tacti-cool!
Step 15: If Ever...
If ever a knuckle duster is needed, then put the Solomon bar across your knuckles, and grip the diamond knot with your thumb! WHAM!