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Cute & cozy!
Recycle unwanted vinyl by making these cute cuffs. Add furry trim to the inside to make them super snug.

Posted by Eva K. from Santa Clara, California, United States • Published
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  • How to make a record cuff. Vinyl Record Cuffs - Step 1
    Step 1

    Draw the patterns for your cuffs onto a record with a white-out pen. Overlap a second record and trace.

  • How to make a record cuff. Vinyl Record Cuffs - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut shapes out with a jig saw and smooth sharp edges with a hand file. This step is the most labor intensive, it helps to have access to electric gear.

    *The star shape that's left over can be used to make a jewlery holder :)

  • How to make a record cuff. Vinyl Record Cuffs - Step 3
    Step 3

    You can also punch or drill holes into the vinyl before you shape them.

  • How to make a record cuff. Vinyl Record Cuffs - Step 4
    Step 4

    While holding onto one corner, dip shape into boiling water. Bend accordingly to get the curve you want. Vinyl cools fast when its taken out of water, but you can redip as many times as it takes.

  • How to make a record cuff. Vinyl Record Cuffs - Step 5
    Step 5

    Round out the back by pressing down on the corners.

  • How to make a record cuff. Vinyl Record Cuffs - Step 6
    Step 6

    Decorate the outside with whatever you like. Glue fur trim to the inside to make them cozy.

  • Step 7

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DrEaMeR
DrEaMeR · Palermo, Sicilia, IT · 20 projects
fantastic!!! love them!
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emmilou w.
emmilou w. · Wallasey, England, GB · 12 projects
this is an excellent idea!! i just bought some v. cheap vinyl at a charity shop yesterday, as i want to make some bags...me thinks i will be going back for more v. soon - n_n ... thanks for the tute!!
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Hot Coco
Hot Coco · Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CA · 8 projects
I'd love to do this, but I don't have the heart to give up one of our vinyls.
My mom and I still listen to them!

Might get a useless country one at the flea market for this Happy
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Coda S.
Coda S.
I just made this
it is soooooooo cute, thank you
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GreenEyes0991
GreenEyes0991 · Spain, Cork, IE · 7 projects
That's so original
I love it!!!
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elisha
elisha · Picayune, Mississippi, US · 41 projects
this is one of my all time fave projects on this site, i have yet to try them tho Happy, i should get to that soon.
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Ceres
Ceres · Maglizh, Stara Zagora, BG · 20 projects
wow they're soo cool XD
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leeli s.
leeli s. · 1 project
i love this so beautiful
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KMOM14
KMOM14 · Fort Wayne, Indiana, US · 373 projects
Great way to upcycle and turn old school LPs into modern glam bracelets.
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DIS.AR.RAY
DIS.AR.RAY · Las Vegas, Nevada, US · 32 projects
OH! I just found an AMAZING liberachi vinyl at this antique mall I go to, and ... really, i probably won't listen to it, but the record in a picture record that has peiano keys giong all the way around, and tie dye in the middle Happy it will be amazing!
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