If you are like me and are.. frugal [read: cheap] here is a great substitute for strap buttons -- assuming you use them

Hillman Brass Knurled Nuts 10-32 $1.75 from Lowes (US) and you will need to get the brass screws 10-32x1/2. Also $1.00

pic to come

-WY

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Cool idea! I think I have some of those knurled nuts sitting around somewhere anyway.
Installed:

Wes, great idea. Thanks for sharing with us.
Excellent Idea!
John! And let me return the complement. I have always enjoyed your tips here!

-WY

John Sims said:
Excellent Idea!
great idea.
sweet, simple, and cheap ;-)
Good idea Wes, I was just lookin at strap buttons on ebay last nite now Im goin to lowes !!!
I just like the word "knurled". Don't get to use that in conversation every day. Especially in conjunction with nuts.
HE HE HE. Me too.

-WY


Diane in Chicago said:
I just like the word "knurled". Don't get to use that in conversation every day. Especially in conjunction with nuts.
Good deal! If I may offer a another Lowes/Home Depot suggestion? Drawer knobs.


I think these were $1 each, with the screw included. A bit big, I know, but it certainly looks cool. Almost like neck bolts on the Frankenstein Monster.

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