My older daughter wanted to bring her ukulele to school, but wanted to have a strap to make it easier to carry around. No problem, we have lasers
We first looked around at different strap designs on pinterest and got a general idea of how they seem to work. We then came up with a simple but clean design that would work with the materials we had available to us. We settled on nylon webbing for the strap itself, leather for the ends and delrin/acetal plastic for the buckle type bits.
Thanks to the Glowforge we can cut multiple materials on the bed at the same time so we did the leather and the delrin/acetal in a single run.
(for anyone looking for some strong magnets to hold things on the bed, old hard drives provide some good ones ;))
I probably should have cut holes for sewing the leather to make it easier. I was going to use the sewing machine, but it kept getting stuck in the end so we just used the holes from my attempt with a regular needle and thread. They weren’t very pretty though. The buckle rings look like they’ll work well.
We’ll probably find some leather lace to replace the ribbon, but that’s holding for now.
The button hole I’d made for the base connector was tight to get on (doubled over medium leather), but it rotates fairly freely and feels like it will hold well.
This combination of goodness made for a happy daughter