Let's see your LEATHER guitar straps!

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  1. MNJON

    MNJON TDPRI Member

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    I'd love to see what you all have for nice leather guitar straps!!

    I want to make myself one so... I need some good ideas!!

    Bring em on!

    Thanks!
     
  2. Mike Simpson

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    I made these leather straps and the leather pickguard, I also built both guitars.

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  3. Hiker

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    DR Handmade Glove Leather 2.75" Guitar Strap (See the black on the left)
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  4. bargoedboy

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    Bought a piece of Leather from Tandy in Yeovil, and knocked one up.
    Here`s basic shape and design I started with , just drew it on and then stamped it out in relief.
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    I then Dyed the design and name red and dyed rest black.
    first attempt, at something like this, but I got a strap that will last me the rest of my playing career at least.
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  5. ROADMAN

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  6. MNJON

    MNJON TDPRI Member

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    Nice stuff guys!
     
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    Richter, handmade.
     

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    telefunken Friend of Leo's

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    I made it from a belt that was given as a gag gift from my father-in-law.
     
  9. taxer

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    Just buy the leather vintage spaghetti straps in natural and dye them to match the color of your guitar.

    Cheap, they look cool, and they match your guitar:

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  10. 62 Jazzmaster

    62 Jazzmaster Friend of Leo's

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    My Ace strap, bought in '77:
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  11. P Thought

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    A friend of mine runs a shoe and saddle business. I had him make this one for me.

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  12. tvvoodoo

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    I made this one,

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    recently I'm making reversible combo ones, leather one side, fabric the other.

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    I make 'em out of re-purposed leather coats and whatever is cool I can source at goodwill stores. They are 3" wide, padded with memory foam.

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  13. 62 Jazzmaster

    62 Jazzmaster Friend of Leo's

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    I've got another leather strap somewhere in the guitar cave, made with a leather ammo bandoleer that I got for a buck at a garage sale. I'll dig it out for a pic next time I go spelunking back there.
     
  14. BradL

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    What's the static like with that pickguard? I guess it can't be all that bad..?
     
  15. tvvoodoo

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    none at all. You could de-static it if it was an issue with one of those dryer sheets.
    I put aluminum sticky tape on the backside. There's a hidden p-90 under the hair in the neck position. wired 4-way - sounds great.
     
  16. MNJON

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    Cool straps!
     
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    Here's a few........
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  18. VoxPodio

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    So comfy...

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    really comfy....
     
  19. bender-freak

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    Here be a couple of mine; first one store bought, second one I made myself one day when suffering with terminal boredom. I've made several since then: sent two to my pickin' buddy John Short in Perth, Western Australia. These are the only pics I have, tho.

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  20. Schmikey

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    I have a couple of Italia Straps. Very comfortable, nice looking and durable. If you sign up for their newsletter, they frequently have 2 for 1 sales.
     
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