OK needs some input here. I've made some finger tabs that I use with my recurve setup and I like how well they stay on your hand and protect your fingers. The design isn't all that remarkable it is pretty similar to a bunch that are already on the market. It is just that this style of tab is between $25.00 and $50.00. Having built this one I understand the costs, there is a decent amount of labor that goes into them. My problem is that I want to make about 30 to 50 of these for my youth program so I need to be able to mass produce them. I can cut out the aluminum part (I'm going to use plastic) and drill the holes with my X-Carve CNC machine but I need to also cut out the leather. Cutting 30 or more of those out with a pair of scissors strikes me as painfully slow if and a pain in the fingers too. I would like to die cut them out but I don't have a die nor do I have a press. I'm thinking I can probably make a die out of an old ban-saw blade so how would you guys suggest I make the press. I thought of using a vise but that too sounds a bit slow I was thinking perhaps a press made from a long lever. I would like to hear your thoughts. Alternatively I might we able to spay adhesive the leather to a board and also cut the tabs out with the CNC. What do you guys think?
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