AUTOPLAY
Riveting Shrinket Plastic Pieces
15 steps
bench block, a hole punch- 1.8mm, flush cutters, riveting hammer, spacers, 1/16” rivets- long
1. bench block, a hole punch- 1.8mm, flush cutters, riveting hammer, spacers, 1/16” rivets- long
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Metal, rivet, spacers, bead cap, shrinket flower
2. Metal, rivet, spacers, bead cap, shrinket flower
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Put rivet through bead cap, through the flower and then if piece isn’t flat add spacers to back side
3. Put rivet through bead cap, through the flower and then if piece isn’t flat add spacers to back side
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Punch the hole with 1.80mm metal hole punch. Put flower with rivet through the hole.
4. Punch the hole with 1.80mm metal hole punch. Put flower with rivet through the hole.
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Trim rivet using flush cutters to approx 1/16”
5. Trim rivet using flush cutters to approx 1/16”
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Rivet trimmed
6. Rivet trimmed
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A bit about how to hold a riveting hammer
7. A bit about how to hold a riveting hammer
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Holding hammer in dominant hand, gently strike the end of the rivet with the flat end 4-5 times.
8. Holding hammer in dominant hand, gently strike the end of the rivet with the flat end 4-5 times.
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Steadying the metal with my other hand... I gently strike the end of the rivet with the flat end...
9. Steadying the metal with my other hand... I gently strike the end of the rivet with the flat end...
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Then strike with the narrow end 5-8 times... flip the hammer back to the flat end & strike.....
10. Then strike with the narrow end 5-8 times... flip the hammer back to the flat end & strike.....
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Finish up your rivet...
11. Finish up your rivet...
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If this is going to be a pendant you would be wise to punch that hole before riveting.
12. If this is going to be a pendant you would be wise to punch that hole before riveting.
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If you’re interested in buying metal hearts ready to rivet pieces to PM me!
13. If you’re interested in buying metal hearts ready to rivet pieces to PM me!
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If Shrinket is too deep to allow rivet head to sit on block use the end of a punch as your block.
14. If Shrinket is too deep to allow rivet head to sit on block use the end of a punch as your block.
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Create.... rivet.... enjoy! Any questions PM me or email me at tracyastanley@hotmail.com 💗
15. Create.... rivet.... enjoy! Any questions PM me or email me at tracyastanley@hotmail.com 💗
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