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How To Make A Duct Tape Wallet

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Everybody needs a wallet, right? If you have a taste for the unconventional, or you're simply a stubborn do-it-yourselfer, then whip out that roll of duct tape and make your own wallet!

What you'll need:
- Duct Tape (duh)
- a ruler/protractor
- a knife (or other cutting utensil, preferably not scissors)
- work space w/ flat surface
 
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Step 1: Step 1

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Rip a strip of tape at least 10 inches (295 mm) in length and place it sticky side up on your working surface.

Then, rip a second piece of equal length and place sticky side down halfway over the first strip. Fold the rest of the strip facing up over the second strip.

Step 2: Step 2

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Flip over the two strips and place a third strip sticky side down covering the remaining sticky part of the second strip. Flip the sheet again and continue extending the size of the sheet until you've created a large sheet of duct tape that is 8.5 inches (215 mm) by 7 inches (175 mm).

Step 3: Step 3

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Trim all the edges.

Step 4: Step 4

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Fold the wallet in half and tape 3 sides (bottom and two sides) to create a large pocket to hold bills.

Step 5: Step 5

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To create credit or business card pockets, make another sheet that's 4 by 3.5 inches (100 mm by 90 mm).

Step 6: Step 6

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Fold 1.5 inches (40 mm) over. To create two more pockets, repeat the step above and then tape the two pieces together, taping the second pocket a little lower on top of the first piece.

Step 7: Step 7

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Tape the edges of the pockets and then tape the whole piece to the large pocket. To create another pocket, leave the inside part untaped.