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7 minutes ago, TanGo 838 said:

Sure, but I can't see a Back Bay Boston dandy like him wearing cow skulls, or are those sheep?

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Hi guys !

I assembly a new strap

It must look like a bronze with the patina 

What do you think about this ?

@Phoenixboy , @Simonix

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TheGingerFerret
15 minutes ago, TanGo 838 said:

Hi guys !

I assembly a new strap

It must look like a bronze with the patina 

What do you think about this ?

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I'm sure Semperfi would like it. And the ancient Romans. For me, it's a bit much.

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1 minute ago, TheGingerFerret said:

I'm sure Semperfi would like it. And the ancient Romans. For me, it's a bit much.

Ahaha ...I understood you correctly :);)

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1 hour ago, TheGingerFerret said:

..... would like it. And the ancient Romans.

I have to ask Jibuti  about this :giggle:

 

OK, The idea to make such a strap came after watching the thread about Panerai.
 @yllekp showed how to make a patina on this page >>>

 

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And I decided to try to make a patina on the skin. Over time, the shine will wear off and the strap will not be so bright.

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TanGo

Well, the strap is finished.

After embossing, the leather was dyed, toned, patinated and "aged" :giggle: 

It remains to make holes for the buckle.

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On 12/14/2020 at 7:39 PM, TheGingerFerret said:

And the ancient Romans

Wanted !

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TheGingerFerret

Ooooh, that's totally different! I like that! Matches the watch beautifully. 

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TanGo

Evening!
I work with pleasure.
This will be the new AP Grand Prix strap

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Of course, the stitching was done by hand

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Hooray, the strap is done!

The Grand Prix is the most sophisticated strap of all Audemars Piguet straps, but also it's one of the most spectacular :).

I'm happy with how it turned out. Tomorrow I will punch holes!

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splke

Nice job pal 

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TheGingerFerret

That looks OEM!

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TanGo
16 minutes ago, splke said:

Nice job pal 

Thank you :)

10 minutes ago, TheGingerFerret said:

That looks OEM!

Nearly.

The OEM strap has Alcantara edges, and mine has paint on the edges  :)

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Wires
On 21/12/2020 at 20:36, TanGo 838 said:

Of course, the stitching was done by hand

Don’t worry when you have sold a few you will be able to buy a machine to do it for you:D

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TanGo
5 minutes ago, Wires said:

Don’t worry when you have sold a few you will be able to buy a machine to do it for you:D

Never!

The best strap is the one that is assembled and stitched by hand. I have several sewing machines. But I sew leather products exclusively by hand. The product from this becomes more beautiful and better quality.

Machine-sewn straps are cheaper in quality. And I love my job and I want it to be at a high level

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Wires
2 minutes ago, TanGo 838 said:

Never!

The best strap is the one that is assembled and stitched by hand. I have several sewing machines. But I sew leather products exclusively by hand. The product from this becomes more beautiful and better quality.

Machine-sewn straps are cheaper in quality. And I love my job and I want it to be at a high level

:D I know, it probably got lost in translation :facepalm:

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TanGo
38 minutes ago, Wires said:

:D I know, it probably got lost in translation :facepalm:

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:D Whose translator is to blame, mine or yours?

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TanGo

While there was a pillow fight nearby ...
I was working a Mississippi alligator leather strap with hornback  for AP 15400

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RussP

Lovely hornback strap, Tanya.

Well done :Applause:

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TanGo
28 minutes ago, RussP said:

Lovely hornback strap, Tanya.

Well done :Applause:

Thank you Russ :)

I will continue to work and show the result later.

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TanGo

My new GP strap is done 

Hurray !! :)

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Wires
20 minutes ago, TanGo 838 said:

My new GP strap is done 

That looks really really good

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Well, the strap with hornback is done

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Intresting

sadly, still no flights to Australia.. :)   lovely work.

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3 minutes ago, Intresting said:

sadly, still no flights to Australia.. :)   lovely work.

Unfortunately, there are restrictions on delivery to the UK.

I sent a present to two of my friends in Australia through a friend in England. This package still in Frankfurt from 19 December :(

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