Simple Keychain (Cork Fabric, Leather, etc)

#1

Posted these cork fabric keychains that my mom ordered for her coworkers in the Made on the Glowforge Forum and thought I would share the template. I don’t see why these couldn’t just as easily be made with leather or similar materials.

If you open the file in AI, Inkscape, etc. you will notice a blue bordered box in the middle. This should be deleted and is only intended as a reference for the engraveable space once the keychain is folded and rivet added. For added reference, the “CLM” logo in the photo above is a bit smaller than that space, approximately an inch wide, while the visible space is about two inches.

You can hopefully see in the second photo how they are assembled, which is pretty straightforward. The hole on the right end is sandwiched between the two holes on the left, then a rivet is attached through all three. A keyring is then looped through the left end with the two semi-circle cutouts.

KCW template (2).zip (21.8 KB)

Let me know if you have any questions! :blush:

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Custom Keychains for Mom's coworkers
#2

Thanks for the file!

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#3

Nice, thank you!

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#4

I am not able to get this file to open. After I download, I get a network error when I try to open it. Has anyone successfully downloaded and opened the file?

#5

@dklgood Uh oh! This is only my second time doing the whole zip file thing so I may have done it wrong. Let me see if I can make it work. Sorry about that!!

#6

@dklgood I’ve edited the original post and zipped the file again from scratch. Please let me know if it works!

#7

Thanks, now it works.

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#8

Thank you so much for your file! Very kind of you.

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#9

May I ask where did you source your cork leather and what settings you used? Would love to use a vegan alternative to leather.

#10

Several sources mentioned around the forum.

https://www.sallietomato.com/ is popular.

I bought a bunch from a Portuguese Etsy seller since it was competitively priced (but a couple week wait time due to shipping and customs): https://www.etsy.com/shop/inesjewelryfinding

https://sewsweetness.com/product-category/fabric/cork is also mentioned around the forum.

I haven’t used mine yet, so I can’t speak to the settings.

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#11

AWESOME! This helps alot… thanks