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I haven't tested this long term but it seems to work on my chicken coop. Here's the rundown: Using scissors or tin snips cut the ends off an aluminum ...
Obtain your raw resources at a local party, drinking buddy, or community service highway clean-up. My neighbor is my steady supplier of uncrushed cans...
Use a pencil and square to mark the 1x6 board to the measurements in the picture. This should be hardwood so it holds up to the abuse; If you have th...
Drill holes in each end of the two 5/16" square rods and screw them to the upper board so they are lined up with the channels on the negative die . Th...
Clean up the cuts with a chisel and hammer.Add a small hinge or just staple a can (see picture) as a hinge to keep the die halves lined up.
Insert Aluminum and Smash It With Your Foot. There are two types of shingles made here by placing them in one or the other can slots on the die. The s...
Once you have a few small bundles of shingles, take them, your tin snips, some extra unpressed aluminum rectangles and a staple gun to the roof. In my...
If you were doing this on a big roof where you had to walk around, avoid stepping on the shingles by working from one end of the roof up to the caps a...
Fold a lip lengthwise on some more aluminum rectangles so they have a round exposed edge and staple + overlap them across the ridge. The last cap piec...
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