DIY Coin Buttons

by Chris Gardner

I was cruising around a local rock and roll boutique, and I found a set of buttons made from pennies: $1.99 for 3. Cool, I thought, but a penny should cost 1¢, not 67. A DIY project for sure.


DIY Coin Buttons



    Handful of coins

    Small bowl

    White vinegar



    Electric drill or drill press

    1/16” drill bit

    Scrap hard wood

    Small clamps (optional)

    Needle and thread

1. Grab a handful of coins. Scour the bottom of your coin...

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