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Topic: $43?! Shoot I can make that! Cassette tape wallet!  (Read 59015 times)
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« on: June 07, 2007 03:18:44 PM »

(Thanks for moving it! Smiley)

As seen here: http://www.designboom.com/shop/cassettewallet.html
I really like the concept of these wallets, but not enough to pay $39(+4 s/h) for one.. especially since I have so many cassette tapes sitting around the house with nothing to do! 

There's my version of the wallet.. I wasn't sure what kind of glue I should use to attach the fabric to the plastic.. I figured hot glue would just peel off, so I used this stuff called Duco cement, but it isn't that great either.  Does anyone have any suggestions on what type of glue I could use? Thanks!
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« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2007 03:42:38 PM »

Whoa! Shocked How did you do that?

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« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2007 04:28:02 PM »

ha thats actualy really cool! how did you attach the zipper? is that just glue as well?
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« Reply #3 on: June 07, 2007 04:32:25 PM »

Well look at you smarty! That is so cute! I lurve it!

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« Reply #4 on: June 07, 2007 04:47:51 PM »

oh that's awesome! i think i'll go and make one myself now.. (:

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« Reply #5 on: June 07, 2007 05:14:09 PM »

Oh wow, that's fantastic!  Think of the possibilities...so many old cassettes, so little time...heehee!  Grin
Actually, I don't know how you did this, but it's so cool. 
(And I like your cassette choice...my daughter has this book, I think...isn't that story about a teddy bear or something?  Cheesy)

Oh, and PS: I think that glue you're thinking of is that E6000 or something like that...I've never used it, but I know it's a very bonding glue. 

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« Reply #6 on: June 07, 2007 05:40:14 PM »

awesome! why didn't i think of that?

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« Reply #7 on: June 07, 2007 05:40:54 PM »

pretty much saw this and thought it was awesome
i decided to make one, but not as a wallet. I made it for my ipod. Smiley i messed it up a little its pretty hard to open but oh well, next try!

thanks for the inspiration
its really sweet!
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« Reply #8 on: June 07, 2007 05:42:35 PM »

Hm, according to thistothat.com (Because people have a need to glue things to other things Cheesy ) you should use 3M 80 or 3M 77.  The website has links to places you can buy them, although I dont know if you wanted to spend any money on the glue.

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« Reply #9 on: June 07, 2007 05:57:53 PM »

E 6000 is a pretty decent all purpose glue. I use it for lots of stuff.
Now, if it were me, I would heat a needle and melt small holes around the edge to tack the zipper to--and glue with E 6000.

A Dremel with a tiny drill bitwould probably make the holes too.
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