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Thanks, that's a good idea for future pumpkins. Masks for all pumpkins!!! LOL
Crow Beak N Claw Mask
Awesome mask. When you aren't wearing it, it might look good on a Jack-o-lantern as well.
Crow Beak n Claw Mask
Forge a Paper Sword
Bioshock Spider Splicer Kitty Mask
Steam Powered Potato Pistol 1.0
Steampunk Finger Stylus
Gas Powered Shredder / Wildflower Seed Thresher
Backyard Chicken Coop
Wood burning lawnmower (experiment)
No aluminum can't rust because rust is Iron oxide. Aluminum form's it's own type of oxide too but oxidation it is not a protection because it is corrosion and will corrode through sooner or later. - ChrisR20
I deleted my post about corrosion as it was wrong/misleading. Not sure what I was thinking when I posted it but it was really off. The replies to that post are spot on correct. My apologies to the OP and other posters../shame mode ONPure alum or a 1xxx series does corrode instantly but only on the surface. This surface layer then stops any further corrosion. Other grades of alum do the same but at different speeds. Some like 6061 are considered corrosion resistant which is why 6xxx series is used in salt water and fresh water boats and all sorts of places.Alum does suffer from a few forms of destructive corrosion and these either look like bubbles under the surface or a white powder. The nice thing about the instructable is replacing any bad shingles is soooooo cheap. Lol. If you don't experience any of these destructive corrosions you should get many years out of a pop can roof!Years later I still think this is a great instructable! - Wragie
Make Shingles and Siding Out of Aluminum Cans (Beer Can Roof)
Easter Egg Anemometer (Wind Speed Meter)
pour faire de la peinture conductrice mélanger reste charbon de bois de BBQ avec de la colle à papier peint.to make the conductive paint mix remains charcoal BBQ with wallpaper glue
Press Aluminum Cans into Ceiling and Wall Tiles
Quick and cheap aluminum melting furnace setup
Replace wood hatch slides on sailboat with composite decking material
Interesting. My choice is applying self-adhesive crystal-look wall tiles.
I made one with a thicker concrete crucible and it didn't work. for a couple of hours it withstood the heat from a large bag of charcoal and a lid to trap the heat. mail came at that time and i threw the junk mail in and in a couple of seconds the junk mail burst into flames. i think my problem was a thick concrete crucible. will use an old fire extinguisher next time.
Chainsaw flashlight (gas engine powered spotlight)
Wildflower Seed Processor / Leaf Shredder
Pipe Tools, A Small Garden Hoe
The style and paint work look great.
I made it a bit differently, you can see the stick on the outside, but i do like the outcome :D
There are many advantages to owning your own chickens. Farm fresh eggs are healthier, tastier, and readily available from your own back yard. Meat birds are fast growing, take little space to raise and are fairly inexpensive for the resulting outcome in food production. Raising your own chickens means you get to decide what goes into the making of the final product. I personally build a great chicken coop following this easy and step by step guide I found HERE.
If you see rust, its not the aluminum that is rusting. Real quick experiment for you. Clean up a piece of steel and get a piece of aluminum, spray them with a saturated solution of granular fertilizer like 13-13-13 (dont work with fertilizers and mixing them with liquid unless you know the warnings very well, some aluminum roofing materials have an oily residue to prevent oxidation and doesnt need to mix with some fertilizer) or just spray some salt water on the two and come back in a day or so and check them. Youll see the steel rusted and the aluminum didn't. If the aluminum did rust......then itis an alloy of more than aluminum.
Aluminum doesn't rust. It will oxidize, but won't rust.
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