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snapkrackelpop19
« on: November 23, 2008 09:40:20 PM »

Soo I've got a ton of soda cans. I'm gonna make some earrings, OH! how would I make it so the edges aren't sharp? Can I sand them? Anyway gimme more ideas please!
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« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2008 11:11:27 PM »

Anybody??
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« Reply #2 on: November 28, 2008 08:34:14 AM »

well i seen a blog post a few weeks back about someone using soda cans inside (the metal part) to hammer and cut and sand edges(or file might work... maybe) and glueing a few layers of the metal together as well, to make a box and with that idea, you can make almost about anything, you can also hammer images and letters too.
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« Reply #3 on: December 03, 2008 06:08:57 AM »

I saw in the current issue of ReadyMade magazine they used old tins to make cookie cutters, I don't see why you couldn't use soda can tops to make mini custom cutters, it would be cute. The mag tells what tools you need to dull the edges.
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« Reply #4 on: December 08, 2008 10:45:44 AM »

I currently use a few ones as pen containers.  I just removed the top with a can opener. 
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« Reply #5 on: March 18, 2009 06:50:26 PM »

If you smoke, you can make an ashtray:
http://www.cutoutandkeep.net/projects/soda_beer_can_ashtrays
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« Reply #6 on: March 18, 2009 09:31:24 PM »

I learned a cool trick, if you like to sew, you can heat up the soda cans over a fire so that they become more malliable (spelling?? haha) and then once they are soft and they have cooled down you can sew them onto things- kind of fun to embellish stuffffff
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« Reply #7 on: March 18, 2009 09:53:30 PM »

I eat this idea.  It gave me an idea to do something else with them.  Hope this helps.
http://www.atomicshrimp.com/st/content/drink_can_tinwork
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IndigoCharm
« Reply #8 on: March 18, 2009 10:38:53 PM »

Holy damn, I'm so going to make that (the tin box thingie).
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Nesse
« Reply #9 on: March 21, 2009 01:26:38 PM »

My mum wanted to make a solar heater with them for a while, but we never got around to it...

http://www.treehugger.com/files/2007/04/pop_can_solar_p.php
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