How To Upcycle A Tin Lunchbox Into a Handbag
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Grab your tin lunchbox.
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Tin Lunchbox
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Chain With Clips On Ends
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Leather Strap
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Drill Or At Least An Electric Screwdriver
Tin Lunchbox
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Chain With Clips On Ends
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Leather Strap
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Drill Or At Least An Electric Screwdriver
Leather Hole Puncher
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Nut And Bolt (the same size as the hole you drill)
Decide where you want your strap to attach. Mark the placement on both sides. Then drill hole.
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You can cut the leather yourself or buy pre-made straps.
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Fold each leather strap in half then punch a hold near the end but not too close! At least 3/8” away
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Drop in your bolt thru the leather and into the sides of the box.
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Screw in your bolt in the inside of the lunch box.
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The bolts still leave plenty of space inside.
Clip on your strap. And you’re done! Horray!
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So cool and useful! And it keeps them from the landfills!