Introduction: Soda Can Wi-Fi

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Have you ever been at home and the Wi-Fi doesn't work well. Get a better Wi-Fi signal from your router with this soda can trick. This project is super cheap and super easy and I guarantee you'll have a better Wi-Fi signal. Remember to please vote for me.

Step 1: Gather Your Tools and Materials

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  • Soda Can
  • Hot Glue


  • Metal Clippers
  • Pliers
  • Drill
  • Hammer
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Sharpie

Another thing you could do to the can is decorate it so that it doesn't look to tacky on your router.

Step 2: Draw the Lines

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  1. Draw lines on the can as a guide for when you cut the can.
  2. Draw on line around the top of the can and one around the bottom of the can.
  3. Then draw a vertical line that stops at both of the circles.

Step 3: Cutting the Can

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  1. Cut the top of the can off.
  2. Then cut the vertical line stopping at the circle at the bottom.
  3. After that cut 3 in into the can leaving one inch of metal to hold the top.

Step 4: Adding Some Glue

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  1. Put some Hot Glue on all the edges so that it is safe to touch.
  2. Make a hole with the drill the size of the hole all depends on how wide your router antenna.
  3. Finally put Hot Glue on the sharp edges of the hole

Step 5: Conclusion

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Put the soda can on the router and watch it give you better Wi-Fi signal. The Soda Can Wi-Fi is an easy and cheap way to get better Wi-Fi. If you are interested in making an even better way to get good Wi-Fi make a parable out of the soda can. I hope you enjoyed this and remember please vote for me!


HristoB made it! (author)2017-07-06

WiFi booster

HristoB (author)2017-07-06

I've been experimenting with this, managed to get approximately 15-20% boost in our kitchen,depending on the spot, I was using android WiFi meter, from 47-53% went to 64-70% with a cardboard covered with foil

andrenic003 (author)2017-01-20

Freaking... GENIUS.

Thanks I hope you liked it!

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