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I am back to making straps after a couple of years on hiatus and I'd like to share with HF some pics of my recent creations:

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Post Re: Hancrafted by straps68
And these poor guys have not a stitch to wear :D

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Beautiful straps! :clap:

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Some very nice straps there. Good job :clap:

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Post Re: Hancrafted by straps68
Close-ups of strap no.9 from the first picture. This strap tapers gradually in thickness from 6.1mm at lugs to 4.8mm at tip and it is sewn with awesome quality Wenzel linen:

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Post Re: Handcrafted by straps68
Light brown 24mm strap sewn with natural linen thread

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Yellow with natural cotton thread

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Post Re: Handcrafted by straps68
Great work!

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mellons wrote:
Great work!


Thanks Mel :)

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Post Re: Handcrafted by straps68
Dark yellow (light orange) 26.3mm strap with one of my own engraved 27mm GPF buckles

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6152-1: viewtopic.php?f=26&t=28084
2nd Mini fiddy: viewtopic.php?f=26&t=27697
1st Mini fiddy: viewtopic.php?f=26&t=30982

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Really nice! This pictures scream quality.


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Post Re: Handcrafted by straps68
New brown 24mm strap with one of my own GPF buckles

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6152-1: viewtopic.php?f=26&t=28084
2nd Mini fiddy: viewtopic.php?f=26&t=27697
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Post Re: Handcrafted by straps68
Well done , nice work bro and thank you for fast replies and being trusted seller , I strongly recommend you :clap:


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Well done , nice work bro and thank you for fast replies and being trusted seller , I strongly recommend you :clap:


Thank you so much for the kind words bro :thumbup:

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6152-1: viewtopic.php?f=26&t=28084
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Orange triplets :) 20, 22 and 24mm

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Post Re: Handcrafted by straps68
Great work! Specially this one...

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Dark yellow (light orange) 26.3mm strap with one of my own engraved 27mm GPF buckles

ImageDSC_0499b by straps68, on Flickr

ImageDSC_0502b by straps68, on Flickr

ImageDSC_0578b by straps68, on Flickr

ImageDSC_0572b by straps68, on Flickr

ImageDSC_0584b by straps68, on Flickr

ImageDSC_0527b by straps68, on Flickr

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6152-1: viewtopic.php?f=26&t=28084
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1st Mini fiddy: viewtopic.php?f=26&t=30982

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