You will need
- file, chisel, pliers
The difficulty in the removal of rivets lies in the fact that you have to be extremely cautious and careful not to damage the surface from which you removed it. Rivets are made of different materials with different properties and different strength. Therefore, choose a method of removal in the first place, depending on the material.
Probably time to work you'll need quite a lot, so have some patience and the necessary tools. Tool prepare, file, chisel, pliers, maybe even a drill with a thin drill. In short, take almost the entire range of tools, because any of these tools you may need.
If you remove the rivet with a metal or similar surface, first use a file. This will be possible if the head of your rivet is above the surface that it connects. If the file did not give the expected results, use the chisel. But be careful, try as little as possible to scratch the surface and do not damage their fingers.
Since rivets are not only made from different materials, but also there are different types, the approach to the removal of different types will also be different. So, if the head is not directly above the surface, for connections which it serves, and has a countersunk head instead of a file and chisel use the drill.
The drill should be thin, but it is necessary to choose the diameter. First carefully drilled countersunk head rivet, and then pick up a rod or a similar tool, but it definitely fit the diameter, and try to dislodge the head.
Once you handled the head carefully with pliers, bend the prongs and pull rod of the rivet. The edge of the hole that is left after the rivet process the respective material way.
If the rivet need to be removed from the leather, everything will be harder, if you care as little as possible to damage the surface material. In this case will only fit the pliers. Gently squeeze the head in several places, and then try to undermine it.
If possible, gently fold the prongs of the rivet and pull the stem. If the rivet does not give in, pulling with pliers her head up a bit from the material, sawed it to a file. And then act according to the same scheme.
Advice 2: How to put staves
For sewing and repair of clothes you may need for placing the riveting. Closure buttons-buttons in two parts (top and bottom) easy to use and is without wear for quite a long time. However, if you have never been faced with this item, sewing accessories, then definitely be well prepared to install it. For fastening with blind riots of the buttons on the fabric, you will need special tools, precision and accuracy. If you make a mistake, you can ruin the very riveting, and clothing.
You will need
- a blade or needle;
- - pliers for rivets (or pliers and a hammer);
- - a piece of soft plastic;
- - scissors;
- - 2 piece rubber;
- - professional press punch (optional).
Find in a fabric store and sewing accessories pliers for clothing rivets. Purchase check equipment: you will need a nozzle of suitable diameter for your riveting and themselves forceps with lock. To put the staves on the clothes need to be done on the canvas hole. It must be smaller than the base of sewing accessories. Make a cruciform incision with a sharp razor blade or carefully pierce a hole with a hot needle.
Insert the front part of the button in the holes on the top and its wrong side is on the bottom. You must attach part of the clasp gently as possible, so that when riveted, they are not shifted.
Cut a rectangular shape of soft plastic for better fixation of the parts of the rivet. For this suitable tight cover for books and school notebooks. Fold the resulting rectangle in half "book". Now it is necessary to cut two holes for the lower and inner parts of the rivet. Fix the accessories in "nests", place the fabric with the planned closure for the space between this simple device.
Put on both parts buttons pieces of rubber, for example, carved out of a leaky boot, or pads for sanitary installations. When dealing with ticks, you must make a strong effort, and you risk deforming the surface of the product.
Clench the rivet with pliers and squeeze to lock the handles – you should hear a distinctive click. You can also use the means at hand – the usual pliers, or hammer. In this case, the rubber seals may be a necessary condition for successful work.
If you put the staves on their own, you do not succeed, contact the Studio, where there is a special press punch buttons, grommets and other accessories. Can buy one in the store. Please act according to your instructions. In order to reinforce the buckle on the clothing, you will not need to make significant efforts.