Making Your Own Mad Max Bracelet

Now, I am going to teach you how to make your own Mad Max style bracelet.

Let's get started:

Supplies

10-12ft paracord, a scissor, a lighter, and two hairpins

STEP BY STEP TUTORIAL

Step 1

First, fold your cord in half and find its centre point.

First, fold your cord in half and find its centre point.

Step 2

Measure your wrist. Hold the centre point (the fold point) and wrap around your wrist and then mark where the centre point touches the cord. We will call this the wrist point.

Measure your wrist. Hold the centre point (the fold point) and wrap around your wrist and then mark where the centre point touches the cord. We will call this the wrist point.

Step 3

Fold your cord at the wrist point the centre point. This is the length of your bracelet. Then, move the wrist point about 0.5-1 half inchcloser to the centre point for later closure.

Fold your cord at the wrist point the centre point. This is the length of your bracelet. Then, move the wrist point about 0.5-1 half inchcloser to the centre point for later closure.

Step 4

Cut your cord at the centre point. Cord ① is the right. Cord ② is the left. Be careful not to lose your wrist point.

Cut your cord at the centre point.Cord ① is the right.Cord ② is the left. Be careful not to lose your wrist point.</p>

Step 5

Move Cord ① over the centre of both cord as illustrated.

Move Cord ① over the centre of both cord as illustrated.

Step 6

Cord ② crosses over cord ① and goes under the centre part.

Cord ② crosses over cord ① and goes under the centre part.

Step 7

Cord ② goes through the loop of cord ①. Make sure you don’t lose your wrist point.

Cord ② goes through the loop of cord ①. Make sure you don’t lose your wrist point.

Step 8

Next, pull cord ① and without losing your wrist point.

Next, pull cord ① and ② without losing your wrist point.

Step 9

Tighten both loops. You should have a knot like the photo below. Remember not to pull it too tight because we will need it a little loose at the end.

Tighten both loops. You should have a knot like the photo below. Remember not to pull it too tight because we will need it a little loose at the end.

Step 10

From here, we basically repeat from step 5 to step 9. Pull cord ① over the centre part, like in step 5.

From here, we basically repeat from step 5 to step 9. Pull cord ① over the centre part, like in step 5.

Step 11

Repeat step 6 and step 7. Pull cord ② over cord ①. Then, go under the centre part and pull it throug the loop of cord ①.

Repeat Step 6 and 7. Pull cord ② over cord ①. Then, go under the centre part and pull it throug the loop of cord ①

Step 12

Repeat step 8. Pull cord ① and . This time, you can tighten the knot as tight as you can. To start your next knot, remember cord ① is always on the top of the centre part. Cord ② always goes under the centre part and through the loop of cord ①.

Repeat step 8. Pull cord ① and ②. This time, you can should tighten the knot as tight as you can.
<Note> To start your next knot, remember cord ① is always on the top of the centre part. Cord ② always goes through the loop of cord ① from cord ①’s back.

Step 13

keep doing step 10 to step 12 until your bracelet is like the photo below.

keep doing step 10 to step 12 until your bracelet is like the photo below.

Step 14

Now, for the closure: First, put a hairpin on both ends of your cord.

Now, for the closure: First, put a hairpin on both ends of your cord.

Step 15

Cord ①(the one that should be on the top of centre part) through the loop using the hairpin.

Cord ①(the one that should be on the top of centre part) through the loop using the hairpin.

Step 16

Next, cord ② goes through the same loop as cord ① using a hairpin. Then, put cord ② through the loop of cord ① from the front to the back.

Next, cord ② goes through the same loop as cord ① using a hairpin. Then, put cord ② through the loop of cord ① from the front to the back.

Step 17

Pull the cord. You should see your bracelet is like the photo below. Make sure it is nice and tight.

Pull the cord. You should see your bracelet is like the photo below. Make sure it is nice and tight.

Step 18

Put both ends through the loops at the other end. That is why we made those loops a little looser in step 9.

Put both ends through the loops at the other end. That is why we made those loops a little looser in step 9.

Step 19

Measure the start of your bracelet and mark your starter point.

Measure the start of your bracelet and mark your starter point.

Step 20

Fold the cord from your starter point. Separate them into cord ① and . Here, I used a hairpin as my marker.

Fold the cord from your starter point.  Separate them into cord ① and ②. Here, I used a hairpin as my marker.

Step 21

Put cord ① on the top of the centre part and cord② under the centre part.

Put cord ① on the top of the centre part and cord② under the centre part.

Step 22

Move cord ① under the centre part and put it through its own loop. Put cord ② on the top of the centre part and it goes through its own loop too.

Move cord ① through the back of the centre part and go through its loop. Put Cord ② on the top of the centre part and it goes through its own loop too.

Step 23

Tighten them up. You should be able to see the knot as below. You may also need to do some adjustments to get the knot to the right position.

Tighten them up. You should be able to see the knot as below. You may also need to do some adjustments to get the knot to the right position

Step 24

Cut the rest of the cord.

Cut the rest of the cord.

Step 25

Use a lighter to burn both ends.

Use a lighter to burn both ends.

Step 26

Congratulations! You just finished your own Mad Max bracelet.

Congratulations! You just finished your own Mad Max bracelet.

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