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Discussion Starter · #1 · (Edited)
Finally got around to creating a jig.
It has 3/8" and 1/2" buckles.
It is setup for another cross stitch half hitch.
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I have done all my work so far free hand.
For one bracelet, so far, it will be nice to get the length setup
and first knot secured, then take it off to finish.

If you use a jig, do you do the whole thing on the jig?
 

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I do the whole thing on a jig also. I did a video series on the intertwined half hitch on a jig. nice bracelet.


This is my jig.

Here is the first of two videos on the intertwinded half hitch:
[ame]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2ZJENQi2Zw[/ame]
 

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Absolutely. Just make it longer. :)
...so by my calculations,....I use 2 cords ~52" for a 7.5" actual weave on
this bracelet. For a 34" belt that would be 2 cords ~21'.....allowing for plenty
of extra. How hard is it to work w/that much cord?
Anyone ever do this? How long does that take?
 

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here is a good tip when working with longer cords; wrap the cord into a tamale and then bind it with a rubber band. The tamale will hold the extra cord in a nice bundle until you need it. When you are ready for more cord, just pull it from the tamale and it will feed out. no snags or anything. The rubber band will keep the cord in the tamale nice and neat. I do this all the time when making belts and rifle slings with up to about 75' of cord.

Here is how to wrap the cord into the tamale:
[ame]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yEcIGFffIvY[/ame]
 
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