Step 7: Spinach Can - Part 2

With the top of the can finished, we can turn our attention to the details and the sharp edge left from our opener.

inside of can:
As this can is intended to hold my drink as well as act as a prop, it is important to insulate the inside of the can. I used foam sheets from the $dollar store, and since the inside of the spinach can is not going to be seen you can use whichever colour you like. Add a small glob of glue to the bottom of the can when inserting the liner, this will keep everything in place when you're switching out drink cans later.

Next, it's time to add a label. After some research I found that there is a brand of spinach with Popeye on the label. Unfortunately this product is rare outside of America, so I made my own label.

*label available to download as PDF below the pictures on this step.

sharp edge (spinach cover):
To cover the sharp edge left by opening the can I used some cut green foam sheets to look like spinach was overflowing from the can.
Selectively cut the foam sheet to look like spinach, make sure you leave the text of the can visible.
I'm not sure how it works, but the Missouri Meershaum Company makes their corncobs using glue (not in a way that reduces functionality of course). I just wanted to say that its possible :)
Can you actually smoke out of this pipe? Seems like it should work, but since this is for a costume, I just wanted to make sure.
Yes, the pipe actually worked. We mashed up cigarettes and pipe tobacco and used it during a Halloween party. <br /><br />If you intend to make a corn cob pipe and use it I suggest friction fitting the pieces together rather than using glue.<br /><br />I'd love to see your version if you make one!<br />
Thanks for this wonderful post. We used this design to help us with our Popeye costume. We ended up winning our costume contest at work! <br>Here is a picture ouf our completed costume: http://bit.ly/9Lb7qb
Great job on the costume! <br>Looks like you had some competition for your work costume contest, congratulations on winning!
AMAZING!!!!!! Well done.
Awesome costume!
Wow! Your props are awesome! Can't wait to eat that cob of corn I've got in the fridge so I can turn it into a pipe!!!
yessss. great family guy clip!
Wow, that is excellent! And I particularly love the solution for the big arms.
Love it!
Awesome!! So much fun. I've been a huge fan of Popeye since I was little. I would have killed (not literally) to have a Popeye costume like this as a kid. You've rekindled the flame, my good man!! Next year for Halloween I'll be eating me spinach.
you singing popeye would be fantastic i have to agree with ChrysN
What would be really great is a video of you singing that song!

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