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Riveting Techniques

How to Use the Tandy Rivet Setter

Learn how to use the Tandy rivet setter with this Handy Tip. Rivets are great for embellishing leather designs and for making cold connections. With this rivet setter, it\'s even easier to use them in your designs!ComponentsRegaliz 10mm Burgundy and Black Flat LeatherLillypilly Designs Blue Suede SheetCraftool Rivet SetterCraftool Dot/Rivet AnvilDeluxe Riveting HammerCraftool Pro Rotary Leather PunchTierraCast Antique Pewter Z Hook ClaspTierraCast 4mm Antique Pewter Rivet Set

Riveting Using the 1/16 inch Riveting and Piercing System

Step 1You will need the 1/16 inch Riveting and Piercing System, rivets and stamping blanks.Piercing Side DetailFlaring Side DetailStep 2Begin by piercing a hole in each of the blanks. Position the blanks in a design you like.Step 3With a Sharpie, mark where you want the rivet to be on the top blank.Step 4Use th

Set Eyelets Using the 1/16 inch Riveting and Piercing System

Step 1You will need the 1/16 inch Riveting and Piercing System, 1/16" Eyelet Flaring Set, Eyelets, 3/32" Hex Key Wrench and the stamping blanks.Step 2To start you will need to replace the rivet flaring tool with eyelet flaring tool. Unscrew the T-handle for the rivet flaring punch.Step 3Use the Hex Key to remove the screw that holds the flaring base in the tool.Step

Riveting Using Compression Rivets

Step 1If you want the tag link to be centered, first measure the width of the bracelet and mark the center to ensure correct placement of the tag link.Step 2Place the tag link at the center of the bracelet. Mark both of the holes with a marker.Step 3Lay the leather bracelet down onto the Poly Cutting Board. You will be using the 5/64" punch, which is the smallest punch in the leather punch set. Using a 1 lb brass hammer, hit the top of the leather punch with one or two good hard blows or until y

Basic Riveting with Anvil

Step 1Select your stamping blanks or sheet metal.Step 2Position the blanks in a design you like. With the Sharpie, mark where you want the rivet to be on the top blank.Step 3Use a Pro Polish Pad to avoid marring the metal. Place the polishing pad under the metal. The pad will cushion the punch while allowing you to clearly see the mark where the hole is intended. Position the lower jaw of the p

Basic Riveting

Step 1Select your stamping blanks or sheet metal.Step 2Position the blanks in a design you like. With the Sharpie, mark where you want the rivet to be on the top blank.Step 3Use a Pro Polish Pad to avoid marring the metal. Place the polishing pad under the metal. The pad will cushion the punch while allowing you to clearly see the mark where the hole is intended. Position the lower jaw of the p