leather and brass tag—the making of

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Needed supplies: Laser Cutter

Leather Scraps

Sheet of Brass

Spray Adhesive

Instructions:

1. Be sure to make your cut lines .001 pt, with a raster speed of 100% and a power of 30% and a bottom-up engrave direction.

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2. Cut your leather so that one (1) right angle can fit into the top-left corner of the laser bed. Proceed to laser-cut your material.

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3. Pat the tag down with a dry rag to remove any dust / char.

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4. Cut your brass so that it will fit evenly across the backside of your tag, covering all open area.

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5. Using spray adhesive, coat the backside of the leather tag. Carefully place your brass on the back, centering it on your exposed cuts.

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6. Spray the backside of the brass-backed tag with spray adhesive and apply to any surface.

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