It started out as a few tabs strung together after watching Edward Scissorhands, but quickly evolved as my Obsessive Compulsive Nature set in.
It's surprisingly durable, and also has some flex to it.
4 of us couldn't rip the shield apart, trust me, we tried.
You imagination is the limit for using tabs and wire, so start designing!!
Step 1: Pop/Beer Can Tab Armor Phase 1
I posted ads on Kijiji looking for tabs as well as raiding recycling bins in apartment buildings just to start.
In desperate times, you may be able to hire a hobo to hunt and collect tabs for you.
For the copper wire, I used almost anything I could find that was a decent gauge.
A good source of wire is inside older tube televisions and small electric motors.
The majority of this stuff can be found for free on Kijiji or your local classifieds.