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After seeing how much useful material was put into aluminum cans, I was inspired to make something out of them, instead of trashing them. These are fairly easy ...
You need the following: Empty aluminum can Pen (with smooth sides) Clipboard An assortment of pliers Scissors Electrical tape (used in optional step)
Carefully insert the scissors near the top of the can, as shown in the second picture. Take care not to spill any leftover liquid inside. Then starting from ...
Rinse out any of the leftover soda under a faucet, then use a towel to dry out the insides. This makes the whole process much cleaner.
Make a vertical slice down the length of the can using the scissors, then cut around the bottom, the same way we did to the top. Now both ...
Hold the sheet of metal up flat, and cut away a thin strip of metal on each side. The strip should only be wide enough to remove the ...
Measuring Circumference: The easiest way is to find this, is to use a bit of yarn (I used a broken rubber-band) and wrap it loosely around your finger. ...
Lay the piece we just cut out flat, shiny side up, then mark it length-ways into uneven thirds. If that sounded confusing, take a look at the picture. ...
Mark the circumference of your finger long-ways on the piece of metal we've been folding. Add about 1/4 of an inch for good measure. In other words, the ...
Use the pen to start bending the piece of folded metal into a circle, then push the tapered end into the other end, under the other two folded ...
The inside of your ring should be smooth, but if you feel the need for added protection, continue. Cut a piece of electrical tape to the length of ...
We're finally finished, go out and show off your newly recycled ring. If you have any questions, feel free to comment.
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