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  1. Pavespawn's Avatar
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    Oct 4, 2005, 2:10 AM - Finally finished my belt! #1

    Like it says, it is finally done. I am rather proud since this is pretty much the only piece that I made by hand from scratch. I used TK-409's pattern with some modifications and a whole lot of staring at reference pictures. It is made from balsa wood and leather, dyed by myself. I used white upholstery thread for the stitches. To get them the best as possible, I hand rolled my sewing machine, stitch by stitch. I am considering making a few more of these to sell, so your feedback would be nice. I did learn a few lessons on this belt that I will incorperate next time, namely, using nails along with fabritac adhesive. I hope you guys like it!






  2. Gator Fett's Avatar
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    Oct 4, 2005, 7:25 AM - Re: Finally finished my belt! #2

    Very nice work.

    What did you use for the belt? It looks like a 3" wide strip of belt leather.

    Gator
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    Oct 4, 2005, 8:32 AM - Re: Finally finished my belt! #3

    LOOKS GREAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Oct 4, 2005, 9:16 AM - Re: Finally finished my belt! #4

    Quote Gator Fett said:
    Very nice work.

    What did you use for the belt? It looks like a 3" wide strip of belt leather.

    Gator
    Thanks. I used a 2 1/2 inch belt blank from tandy leather. Really tough and thick. It took forever to sew it.
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    Oct 4, 2005, 11:25 AM - Re: Finally finished my belt! #5

    Looks fantastic! Great job.
  6. Spideyfett is offline Spideyfett
    Oct 4, 2005, 11:49 AM - Re: Finally finished my belt! #6

    WOW!! Now get to work on mine!! I mean your JP :jet pack !!
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    Oct 4, 2005, 12:14 PM - Re: Finally finished my belt! #7

    Very nice work! And you made it from scratch - the only way to do it more fun thats what its all about.

    Great job looks as good as any other I've seen!
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    Oct 4, 2005, 12:27 PM - Re: Finally finished my belt! #8

    bloody hell!!! that's a nice item that will fit your allready excellent looking suit!!

    bravo !!
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    Oct 4, 2005, 1:06 PM - Re: Finally finished my belt! #9

    Wow! That looks much better made of leather. You did an awesome job on that.
  10. The Sniffer is offline The Sniffer
    Oct 10, 2005, 8:58 PM - Re: Finally finished my belt! #10

    Very well done!
  11. Oct 10, 2005, 10:51 PM - Re: Finally finished my belt! #11

    Great Job Id be interested in buying one if you made some to sell, depending on price. PM me the detials if you do decide to sell a few.
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    Oct 10, 2005, 10:55 PM - Re: Finally finished my belt! #12

    That is goood lookin. Did you make em functional?
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    Oct 10, 2005, 10:55 PM - Re: Finally finished my belt! #13

    Looks great, now get cracking on mine.lol
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    Oct 10, 2005, 10:57 PM - Re: Finally finished my belt! #14

    Quote Darth Mule said:
    That is goood lookin. Did you make em functional?
    No I didn't. I had thought about it but decided against it. With four big pouches already on Fett, I didn't need any more.
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    Oct 10, 2005, 10:59 PM - Re: Finally finished my belt! #15

    Quote shortimer52 said:
    Looks great, now get cracking on mine.lol
    Yes boss!
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    Oct 10, 2005, 11:36 PM - Re: Finally finished my belt! #16

    hey those look awsome. im verry interested in getting one if you give me a price range.
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    Oct 10, 2005, 11:40 PM - Re: Finally finished my belt! #17

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    Oct 14, 2005, 12:40 PM - Re: Finally finished my belt! #18

    very impressive work. i haven't worked with leather in five years. i'd like to try this again since i still have all materials in a box somewhere here.

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