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This guide will show users how to fix the stretcher of an umbrella by using a thin piece of copper wire in place of where the rivet once was.

URL for half-hitch knot:

http://www.animatedknots.com/halfhitch/#...

Parti

  1. Open the umbrella into its proper position.
    • Open the umbrella into its proper position.

  2. Identify the broken stretcher that needs to be repaired.
    • Identify the broken stretcher that needs to be repaired.

  3. Close the umbrella halfway to release the tension in the stretchers.
    • Close the umbrella halfway to release the tension in the stretchers.

    • This makes it easier to line up the holes in the next step.

  4. Take the two pieces of the broken stretcher and line up the rivet holes.
    • Take the two pieces of the broken stretcher and line up the rivet holes.

  5. Pass the 6" piece of wire through the rivet holes.
    • Pass the 6" piece of wire through the rivet holes.

  6. Wrap the wire around the stretcher and thread it through the holes again.
    • Wrap the wire around the stretcher and thread it through the holes again.

    • Repeat until there is no more room to pass the wire through.

    • May need to use the pliers to get a better grip on the wire so it can be pulled tight.

  7. Tie two half-hitch knots with the wire.
    • Tie two half-hitch knots with the wire.

    • If you do not know how to tie a half-hitch knot, follow the link provided at the beginning of the guide.

  8. Use the scissors to trim the two ends of the wire to about half an inch in length.
    • Use the scissors to trim the two ends of the wire to about half an inch in length.

  9. Using the pliers, twist the ends of the wire together.
    • Using the pliers, twist the ends of the wire together.

  10. Tuck the wires down and clamp with the pliers so the ends are not poking out.
    • Tuck the wires down and clamp with the pliers so the ends are not poking out.

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This is not called an ‘umbrella rivet replacement’.

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