Duct Tape Top Hat (Slideshow)

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Intro: Duct Tape Top Hat (Slideshow)

This was a request from a friend of mine; a gentlemanly top hat crafted entirely of duct tape. Though a bit rushed in construction it holds its shape quite well and does not stick to the wearer's hair.
The overall construction of this hat took a few months. By a few months I mean aggreeing to the project in march and putting it off until august before hurredly throwing it together a few hours before the party.
This is not a hat covered in tape, nor is it tape over a paper core. This is 100% poly-vinyl rubberized adhesive glory fashioned in the classiest of styles.

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    hellbats343

    4 years ago

    wow thanks the hell a lot that was helpful

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    skitzthecat

    6 years ago on Introduction

    wow that is a really nice hat. i make hats too and only out of duct tape. i have major respect for any one else who uses only tape too.

    that rocks! you should make one with a black rim and then silver body, but as culturespy said, make an instrucatble!

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    Culturespy

    8 years ago on Introduction

    So now you need to make an even better one in another color and document it for a step by step Instructable.