Introduction: Budget Duct Tape Wallet

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This is an instructable on how to make a very cheap, stylish and durable wallet.

Step 1: Parts Needed

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• Duct tape
• Ruler
• Scissors or x-acto knife

Step 2: Cutting Pieces

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First you'll have to cut 8 bits of duct tape. Each should be around 22 cm.

If it gets longer than that it doesn't matter as we will trim them later

Step 3: Putting Them Together

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-First you take one bit and lay it with the sticky part facing up

- Then you take another piece and put it vertically over half of the other one.

-Flip it over and repeat with all the pieces. Until it looks like picture 3

Step 4: Trimming

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-Flip the exposed sticky sides in on both sides

- Cut the uneven sides with scissors or x-acto knife

Try bending it in half from the long sides if it is too small for the money in your country you can add bits of tape like done in the last step.

Step 5: Making It Into a Wallet

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-First bend it vertically in half and then once more from the short side. If it's bigger than you would prefer you have to trim the sides now.

-Now you put tape on both short sides to hold them in place. I cut one bit of the right size and then split it in half

Step 6: Card Holders

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Now what is a wallet without card holders?
-First cut a piece which is about 18 cm
-Then fold it in half, sticky side to sticky side.
-Now cut a slightly bigger piece (about 1cm bigger on each side)
- put it on the first piece and then put it wherever on the wallet you prefer

Repeat as many times you would like to have card holders.

Step 7: Thanks for Reading :)

This was my first instructable after a long time of hanging out here. If you liked this, please vote for this instructable in the "On a budget" contest.

A tip is that you can put it under a heavy book overnight so it stays flat :)


Ggungaby made it! (author)2015-07-20

I made the wallet today! The one thing I would like to mention is that you would put the measurements in inches.

MsSweetSatisfaction (author)2015-01-12

Awesome wallet, and such a money saver in more ways than one!

Glad you liked it :)

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