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Making a new belt hole

So, how do I go about making a new hole in my belt? I have a couple of belts which need a new hole (or two) and rather than buying new belts, I'd like to make new holes. I totally dress down in my current job, so it's not worth it to me to spend the extra money. Could a shoe repair person do this for me??

Thanks in advance!


Wed. Jan 3, 7:05pm

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A shoe repair place should have a 'punch' that can do this. I used to take a knife to mine when necessary, but it always looked crappy (didn't care though cause it was just to keep my pants up, not an accessory).

Wednesday, January 03, 2007, 7:40 PM

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I just wanted to say how great it is that you need to add holes to your belt. I am working hard to get there myself.

Again, congrats!

Wednesday, January 03, 2007, 7:52 PM

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The shoe repair person in my area does it. I think they can also just cut some out and make it smaller instead of making a new hole...great job!

Wednesday, January 03, 2007, 8:09 PM

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Yes, a good shoe repair shop can do wonders with belts, shoes, bags. They restore things and you're left amazed. Definitely take it there.

Wednesday, January 03, 2007, 9:03 PM

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Thanks for the comments!

I'll be taking the belt collection to the shop this weekend. I can clearly remember the days when the belts were tight, so it's quite exciting to have them reduced.

Thursday, January 04, 2007, 1:20 PM

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An awl and a hammer will do the trick as well. :-)

Thursday, January 04, 2007, 5:28 PM

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