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High quality Duct Tape wallet **UPDATED**

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With a little time and patients, You too can make a quality duct tape wallet that's sure to impress.

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Step 1: Required materials

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1) Favorite color roll of duct tape.
2) Quality scissors.
3) Ruler.
4) Knife or equivalent.
5) Packaging tape.
6) paper (optional)

Step 2: Getting started

The first step is to make the body of the wallet (the money pouch).

1) Cut several strips of tape to the length of 10.5". The idea is to make a sheet of tape. In the first picture, it shows that two layers of tape over lap approx.. half way. Try to line up the edges as best as possible.

2) Fold over the tape with the glue side up (Pic. 2). Remember these first 2 steps, you'll be using them all through out the project.

3) Keep flipping the growing sheet over and apply strips of tape until you have a sheet that is exactly 8.5" long. Fold over the last edge like you did in #2.

4) Using your straight edge, scored the side of the sheet (keep as close to the edge as you can.

5) measure the other edge and score a line that is 10 & 1/16" wide. Cut using your scissors.
spacecat028 months ago
Nice
RiverSong9 months ago
I'll take the crab juice!
isaacl2110 months ago
How much are u selling them for
Cervantes1 year ago
Well, just made my first one..I think I need a better ruler or eyes or something..Will keep on making till they look as good as the one in the pic.
Schmidty161 year ago
is yours think mine is is there a way to make it less thick
Please make a video of all the steps!!! I don't eve understand step 2
I FINALLAY FINISHED after 4 hours.....I love you for this instruction, not hard at all and my wallet came out awesome. I had to use scotch tape for the id however (didn't have any packaging tape) ^_^
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You could use a plastic sandwich bag.
Put your ID card in the sandwich bag to the bottom corner of one side, then trace it with some extra space(For the tape to hold it).
Now, cut inside the lines you drew, and use that instead :)
CODO69 (author)  farmerboyk1 year ago
sure but then that defeats the prupose of making a wallet out of tape ;)
I mean for the little window pocket thing.
Oh, oh I see XD
love the animal skin.i'm going to attempt to do a coral snake skin pattern
CODO69 (author)  xxbandxaidxx3 years ago
Wow that looks amazing! congrats and enjoy
whew finally finished my own. I dunno what kinda duct tape was used here... but the one I used seems to make the wallet pretty thick hehe... feels very durable, I likey :D Addin this to favorites
kattah4 years ago
This step is really confusing to me. I've done fine so far, but this just has me really confused. Especially steps 8 to 11. Also, I replaced packaging tape with a clear photo protecting sheet. This could be adding to my confusion, but I just don't know what's what.
yea this step also confused me... i just did what I thought was right... made it look like the picture. It's essentially this, cut a long piece of tape and put it on one side of the "inner", non-window portion and leave the sticky side hanging off the side. Then just tape seal the other two sides. The piece that's hanging off will go onto the coin portion for the next step.
tdishner1 year ago
I don't get this part. I really want this wallet. Can you post a video or sometning to help me, because I am confused?
Lets hope I have enough for this whole project.
Wow this is awsome! I really like the clear wallet, in fact I think I will make one now.
simlerdood2 years ago
I really don't understand what you did here so I went ahead and completed the wallet by myself. Try explaining a little better in the future.
danroy992 years ago
I'm just wondering... what's the point of that flap on the coin pouch?
Doganie2 years ago
I love this instructable, I think this might be the first one I have ever actually used!

So I made a regular duct tape one, but couldn't do the coin pouch because I ran out of tape :(

So I made another one! This one completely out of packaging tape :D I feel like it's kind of counter-productive to have a clear wallet, but I don't really care, it looks cool.
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zombie12122 years ago
Sick wallet, and wat type of duct tape do u use
@cullen: How do you make the bi-fold? what is different? i dont really need the card places on both sides, and i wouldnt mind it being smaller ^^ what should the dimensions be of the first sheet and did you need to make the ID pocket or the card holder smaller?
Sorry for the late reply, but the beginning sheet is 6.75 inches in width and 8 inches in length, I think. The ID holder is not different but you can't add change pouch. The ID holder is the right height but the card holders you can only hold 2 cards instead of 3. But the overall design is the same just less of it.
I was doing pretty good until step 4 (#12-16) it is sooooo confusing. i have no idea how it measured 4.25 at the end????????
CODO69 (author)  sideshowjacki3 years ago
check out the new video on step 4.
thinkle5 years ago
i made the four squares and now i am REALLY confused do u tape the squares together? what do u do?!
CODO69 (author)  thinkle5 years ago
I've added several new pictures. hopefully this will better illustrate what i meant.
thinkle CODO695 years ago
sorry but i still cant quite get it.... whats the yellow? whats the gray? im sorry for the tublr ;_' i rlly like the wallet so i rlly wanna make it
CODO69 (author)  thinkle3 years ago
i finally posted a video for step 4.
CODO69 (author)  thinkle5 years ago
I'm not really sure how else I can clarify the step for you. I noted that the yellow and gray that you mentioned (the ones i think your talking about) were an old credit card and a piece of paper covering up the numbers on it. I used them to make sure the tape that was folded back was folded properly. Let me know if that helps at all... or not.
Jib391 CODO694 years ago
Hey you should post a video on how to do this.
CODO69 (author)  Jib3913 years ago
done
bero24 years ago

i love the wallet itself but i lost it on step 4...

CODO69 (author)  bero23 years ago
i posted a video that should help.
Drogean4 years ago
ok figrued it out Corrections: 4) Using your ruler, make the WIDTH of the tape sheet exactly 2.75" after applying the 4th piece and folding it over. The length should stay 3.75" 5) Repeat Steps 1-4 again so you make 2 more tape-rectangles. 6) Repeat steps 1-4 once more, but this time the length of each strip should measure 3.5". This will make another, shorter box. The Width will still be 2.75" 7) Skip this 8) Skip this 9) With your ruler, measure the 3 sheets of equal size to 3 3/8" length, keeping the 2.75 width, score and cut. The one sheet that was 3.5" long, measure and cut to 3" in length even. 10) Cut 4 strips of tape measuring 2.75" long each. Place one piece over an end of each tape sheet. This will be to seal the edges basically and look nice. Hope this helps.
I don't think people were having issues with this section... I'm having difficulty starting with #12. but thanks for clarifying! Any help with #'s 12-21??
CODO69 (author)  carlys2163 years ago
i posted a video if it'll help.
Never mind. I get it! I'm think that for #12, you are supposed to put a piece of tape 2.75 inches long on the other end of the sheet (the end opposite of the one you already should have covered with tape). You only put half the tape on the bottom and rather than folding it over onto the other side, you fold it back so the tape faces up... If you understand this, then the rest should make sense. :)
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