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Arduino Wearable Projects by Tony Olsson

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Finishing up

Now that you have your circuit in place, it is time to take the final steps of turning everything into a watch. The first thing we need to do is to add a watch latch to the strap of the watch. This is done on the second piece of leather that will cover the watch.

  1. In Figure 9.13, you can see how this can be done by cutting a 2 x 2 cm flap from the leather. Make sure that this piece of leather will fit the watch plus the latch flap.
  2. In order to hold the latch in place, a hole is cut at the base of the flap, and then the flap is pulled through the latch and glued in place, as seen on the left-side of Figure 9.11.
  3. The pin in the middle of the latch should go through the hole in the leather.

    Figure 9.13: Cutting a flap to hold the latch in ...

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