Portable Tape





Introduction: Portable Tape

This instructable is for people who can't leave home without duct tape and are tired of the bulk.

Step 1: Gather Materials

You will need; a junk credit card (or similar sized piece of plastic), duct tape, a permanent marker, a ruler, scissors, a place to hold tape (pocket will do but altoids taste better) and a brain.

Step 2: Mark Card

use the sharpie to mark the card. First mark the card so that it will be able to fit into its destination. then mark a one cm strip on each side of the card. Next mark the centre of the card and mark to 1.5 cm strips above and belove the centre point horizonatly.

Step 3: Chop Chop Chop

Insert your index finger into lower hole of cutting tool, insert thumb into upper hole of cutting tool. By slighty opening and closing your fingers a cutting action can be achieved. Use this action to cut along the lines from step 2.

Step 4: Wrap Up

Take the roll of tape and unroll a long section place the midsection of the card on and roller up. Repeat as necessary.

Step 5: You're Done

Put the tape into the container and always be prepared. You could add this to an altoids wallet or any other of the millions of altoids projects on this site.



    • Science of Cooking

      Science of Cooking
    • Trash to Treasure

      Trash to Treasure
    • Paper Contest 2018

      Paper Contest 2018

    We have a be nice policy.
    Please be positive and constructive.




    This may sound too easy and even trivial, but why not JUST use the duct tape on it's self (flatten a piece on itself), that way it won't be any bulkier, you can use every piece of it, it can be made to size for the job or the weight you want.... Sounds so good I want to give it a go.

    Just seems like you can make it more portable by not adding unnecessary bulk. my2cents

    duct tape, super glue, and wd-40 can fix just about anything!!!!

    good one, ill add that too my list, as the mythbusters say (favorite show) "when in doubt use c4."

    or jammie whant big boom

    you don't understand. It's a way of life. so is bacon... but that's another story


    Just to be a pain...an extra idea using some card or something that can be cut but is quite think i would make the side a little thicker and therefore stronger... (Y)