Introduction: Altoids Flashlight/wallet
This is my first instructable so its not perfect. This is a very similiar but easy flash/wallet. Read all the way through first.
Step 1: What You Will Need
An Altoids tin with lid
a car gauge light (an led will work)
a drill (a dremel tool will work)
a resistor (opitonal)
thin cardboard like from a 12 pack of pop
duct tape (can be colored)
battery (make sure correct voltage)
leather of felt (optional)
hot glue gun
battery connector (optional)
Step 2: Decorate (optional)
I painted mine and made it like the green bay packers You could duct tape it with colored duct tape or put contact paper on it I know that my paint job isnt very good but i use ceramic paint because that is all i had next time i an going to spray paint it
Step 3: Wallet/coin Holder (optional)
For the wallet frist trim the cardboalrd to the size of the lid you will have to trimm it where the hinge is for it to close then tape it to the lid if you dont under stand look at the pictures they should explain it the coin place is optional and depends on the space you have when you put the battery if you have enough space take the cardboard and cut it to the size and height of the tin and spot where you can put coins and ect. then seperate it from the battery and wires then duct tape down or glue it down if you duct tape it tape it like the wallet then you can put leather or felt down where the coins are so they dont clang i didnt because i didnt have felt or leather.
Step 4: Holes
wiht the wallet part on top (if you put it there) you cant put the switch on top so youll have to put it on the side or bottom mark it with the sharpie and then make sure go from small size bits to bigger you can use a dremel tool i used a drill but be careful with the drill cause i had my brother drill it and the drill sliped and he kinda crunched the side but its fine now
Step 5: Wiring
You dont have to solder but i highly recomend that you sold because if you dont they could come of the switch easily
Step 6: Placement
place you wires and battery in the spot that you want it and then your done
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