DIY Custom Leather Integrated Watch Band

Posted by Benjamin Grant on



This video demonstrates how to customize a standard leather strap for a watch case that has an integrated strap attachment. 

In this case, the original strap for the Swiss Army case is out of production, but a soft leather strap can be cut to fit just as well. 

For the purposes of this video, we simply use a razor, a new watchband, and the original watchband to mark our cuts with a fine tip sharpie.

Aesthetically, we find that simply cutting is sufficient as leather will smooth into a more natural edge after a bit of wear. However, a sharpie is a great option if the color matches, and you can even get creative with treating and burnishing if you feel it'll add to your particular watch. 


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