Wallet Made From a Wall Outlet

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Introduction: Wallet Made From a Wall Outlet

About: Hi! I'm a freshman in college at California Polytechnic State University, majoring in Aerospace engineering. I interned for a short period at Instructables and love building and making. A few of my projects ...

This wallet is made from the casing of a wall outlet. It can hold cash, a memory stick and even has two led lights.

Step 1: Gather Materials

For this wallet you will need:

- Three or four anti-static bags
-The outside plating of two wall outlets
-Tape
-Scissors
(optional)- a memory stick with the case it came in.
-Two leds
-Some thin gage wire
-Hearing aid betteries
-Switch

Step 2: Create Shell

The first thing you will need to do is to tape the two outlet casings together. Make sure the edges are flush with one another and that the wallet will be able to open and close. Next take two 3 by 2 pieces of anti-static bag and tape them over each of the holes where the outlet part would normally come out. Look at the pictures if you need help.

Step 3: Add Cash Pocket

Next take two 3 by 2 pieces of anti-static bag and tape them over each of the holes where the outlet part would normally come out. Look at the pictures if you need help. Now take a 7 1/4 by 2 3/4 piece of Anti-static bag and create a pocket on the inside of the wallet. Make sure that your cash will fit in it.

Step 4: Add the Memory Stick Holder

Take the memory stick holder that came with your memory stick and tape it to the inside of your wallet . You may need to grind down the bottom of the holder to make the wallet close.

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    11 Discussions

    hi :0) You wallet is superb!  what is anti-static cloth,and what kind of tape did you use? also, woul the LED light stay on all the time until the battery ran out?

    Hey, I really like this idea, but I improved on a little... I didn't use LEDs but I will ad those at some point. I put in magnets to hold it together and used cloth. Enjoy!

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    pretty bad ass idea. not in a million years would I think of making a recep wallet.

    I'm not sure what happened, I had the step in the instructible when I made it. Its fairly easy though. All you have to do is take the leds wire them to a hearing aid battery and poke the leds out through the screw holes in the center of each outlet.

    I understand the circuit, I'd just like to see them in action! (I'm quite the fan of leds [check out my [https://www.instructables.com/id/EWV0AHZGP2EY95RLWX/?ALLSTEPS LED heart t-shirt]LED heart t-shirt or my LED Christmas treeLED Christmas tree])

    Wallet + outlet = wall_et

    never mind. But cool idea, I like it.

    interesting is a good discription but i think that it looks cool.