Paracord is one of the most useful items to have an adventure. Of replacing broken shoelace to make fishing rods, it has a wide variety of uses that are useful in both everyday situations and scenarios desert.
DIY survival bracelets make great gifts because you can personalize the size and color. This guide will show you how to craft your own bracelet using weaving techniques. Once you have the technique down, use your imagination to make a gift to all the friends and family of your adventure. You can browse this source to get help to make your own paracord bracelet.
Paracord Bracelet Material
1/8 in. Diameter paracord color (s) of your choice, the length is determined by measuring the wrist *
¾ in. Plastic side release buckle
* 1-inch bracelet length equal to about 1 foot, or 12 inches of cable required. So, if the circumference of your wrist is 8 inches, measuring 8 feet (96 inches) of cable.
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- Ruler or tape measure
1. Select your color (s)
You can use one or two colors to make your bracelet. It determines how you attach the cable to buckle and the amount of each color cable for measuring out.
2. Measure your wrist
Long paracord wrap around your wrist. Measure the length with a ruler. We measured 7.5 inches.
3. Measure out cable
If you use one color for your bracelet, multiply the number of inches in Step 2 (the circumference of your wrist) 12. If you use two colors, multiply that number by 6. This calculation will give you the total number of inches you will need for your long cord.
4. Place the paracord to buckle
If you use two colors, first you have to join two ropes together long. There are many ways to do this. We used the method of "Manny" which splices the two ends together and offers more power, but you can also simply fuse the ends together using your lighter.