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Wire Wrap a Bail on a Teardrop

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Wire Wrap a Bail on a Teardrop

Wire wrapping comes in all shapes and sizes. Here's one example that we hope you'll love.

Step-by-Step Instructions:

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Step 1

String a 4” piece of wire through your teardrop.

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Step 2

Bend the wire with your fingers at both ends of the hole and cross the wire ends over each other. I usually leave one end longer than the other.

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Step 3

Using your chain nose pliers to bend the longer end so that it points straight up.

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Step 4

Grip both ends of wire just below where they cross, so that they can be secure while you wrap the shorter end.

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Step 5

Wrap the shorter end twice around the longer end.

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Step 6

Using your wire cutters, cut the piece you just wrapped and close the coil.

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Step 7

Bend the wire at a 90 degree angle up from the coil.

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Step 8

While keeping your grip with the pliers, wrap the wire over the top round nose.

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Step 9

You want the two wire ends to meet up.

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Step 10

Continue gripping the wire with your pliers and wrap the end around the wire.

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Step 11

Remove your pliers and grip the loop with your chain nose pliers, continuing to wrap the wire around, creating a coil. Wrap as many times as needed to meet up with the other end.

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Step 12

Cut remaining wire with wire cutters and press in the ends with chain nose pliers.

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