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Topic: Beer Caps....how Magestic and Royal a Crown they make  (Read 1800 times)
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« on: September 11, 2008 05:22:25 PM »

Hey,

As ghetto as all this looks, it's probably one of the most fun things I've made in a while.

My local pub is having a fundraiser for the local University Radio Station (CKDU) and some local charities. Part of the event is to have the DJ's dressed in 'Skag Drag'....picture Drag queens with facial hair and REALLY BAD CLOTHES....it's all for chairty.

The winner gets the title of 'MZ. 88.1 FM' and gets to wear the tackiest, yet most proper of headgear....this crown made of beer caps and love.....and shame...lol.

Here's the Crown...

Here's the Sceptre (modelled by the lovely Sheldon...)



and together....


they're all held togfether with tnesion from bending them into each other and a bit of glue to keep columns and rows together...


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« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2008 06:13:18 PM »

OH that is stinkin fantastic. I LUV the sceptor! Fantastic idea, especially folding some caps in half. This totally beats ass on the beer can lady liberty headwear!! LOL
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« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2008 09:54:06 PM »

that. is awesome!
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« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2008 09:12:17 AM »

Thanks!  But I fear that I'll be doing the 2.0 version today.  Undecided

Last night at the pub, beer, overzealous people,  gravity and concrete floors all combined to a disastrous event. Well, not entirely disastrous, but the spires broke off and the crown is bent kinda awkward on one side.....so, all things considered, it held up well.

But, what a better way to spend a rainy day....any reason to stay inside and build and craft, eh?

...but I'm preaching to the choir....  Wink
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« Reply #4 on: October 16, 2008 11:07:22 AM »

Riddle me this...

Does this make the wearer "King of Beers"Huh

Love it!
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