How To Make A Duct Tape Wallet
Hot to make a duct tape wallet is a skill every man should know. Whether helping your little brother to impress the middle school ladies, or just to have something really, really cool (and practical!), learning how to make a duct tape wallet is invaluable information.
Best of all? You only need three tools:
- a ruler
- of course, duct tape
Here is your step-by-step guide to awesomeness.
- Start by layering pieces of duct tape so that you have a rectangle that is a little bigger than a bill. When layering, ensure that there is at least a half inch of overlap to ensure a sturdy wallet. Make an identical rectangle sheet that is about one inch longer and one inch wider than your original sheet.
- Place the larger rectangle sticky side up. Place the smaller rectangle sticky side down in the exact center of the bigger rectangle, creating a half-inch border on all sides.
- At the corners of the larger rectangle, make a diagonal (45 degree) cut that meets the corners of the smaller bill. This will turn the sticky border into four sticky flaps. Fold each flap over for a nice border, not sticky sides showing.
- Next, make another sheet of duct tape slightly less wide than your current sheet, but still wider than a bill. It should also be two inches longer than your original sheet. Create a second sheet of equal width, but two inches shorter. Place the first sheet sticky side up, and the second sheet sticky side down in the exact center of the bigger sheet, creating two one-inch sticky borders at each end. This will create the pocket in which you keep your money.
- Line the bottom of this new sheet with two flaps at the bottom of your original rectangle sheet. The one inch sticky sides should be extending past the length of your wallet. Fold these flaps over the sides, creating a pocket.
- So far, this pocket doesn't have a secure bottom, and your money can fall right through, so lets fix that. Simply cut a piece of duct tape that is the length of your wallet, and fold lengthwise (hotdog style) across the bottom, giving it a secure base.
- Repeat steps four through six to create a pocket for credit cards.
- *Optional*- if you want to get really fancy, glue two small magnets, one at each end, to the inside of one of the pockets. This way your wallet will stay closed when you fold it in half to put in your pocket.
Congratulations! You have successfully learned how to make a duct tape wallet. Learning how to make a duct tape wallet is the first step to opening the fascinating world into duct tape. Just think of the possibilities!