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How to Use a Tandy Rivet Setter

Punching Leather and Setting Rivets
designed byArtbeads
Skill LevelBeginner
TechniqueLeather-Working
Time1-3 hours
Learn how to punch holes in leather and apply rivets for attaching clasps and decorations.
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Learn how to use the Tandy rivet setter with this tutorial. 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!

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Add all available items to your cart at once or edit the quantities below. Nice choice! All or most of the products needed for this project are shown below with quantities. Sometimes we sell out of components and aren’t able to order more from the manufacturer (we know, it is very disappointing to us, too). Use the opportunity to mix up the design and make it yours by substituting similar products or altering the entire color scheme—it’s up to you!
Deluxe Riveting Hammer
Code TOOL-0036
1 $8.69
Tandy Leather Craftool Pro Rotary Leather Punch
Code TOOL-0056
Brand Tandy Leather
1 $69.99
TierraCast 4mm Antique Pewter-Plated Brass Rivet Set (Pack of 10)
Code PA-0060-10
Material Pewter-Plated Finish Antiqued Brand TierraCast Place Of Origin USA
1 $3.44
3 $3.07
Regaliz 10mm Tan and Black Flat Leather by the Inch
Code REGALIZ-L45
Material Real Leather Brand Regaliz Thickness 2.0mm Sold by the Inch Place Of Origin Greece
1 $0.46
24 $0.40
Tandy Leather Craftool Dot/Rivet Anvil
Code TOOL-0072
Brand Tandy Leather
1 $2.99
Sorry, this item is out of stock.
TierraCast Antique Pewter Z Hook Clasp
Code PA-6179
Material Pewter-Plated Finish Antiqued Brand TierraCast Place Of Origin USA
1 $2.38
3 $2.11
Tandy Leather Craftool Rivet Setter
Code TOOL-0071
Brand Tandy Leather
1 $3.99
Sorry, this item is out of stock.
Lillypilly Designs 4x8.5-Inch Plain Montauk Ultrasuede Sheet
Code EMBMT-0635
Material Faux Leather Brand Lillypilly Designs Place Of Origin USA
1 $5.38
3 $4.85
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