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    Making Basics: Duct Tape Wallet

    Sam Elder
    Published on - March 28, 2020 by Sam Elder

    Teachers & Parents, Inspiration, #tinkertogether


    Let’s make a duct tape wallet!

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    Almost all creative people--whether professional engineers or people just making and building things at home for fun--got their start with hands-on projects using basic, common materials like tape, paper, glue and cardboard. 

    It’s cheap, fun, and accessible - and making simple physical projects will develop creative skills to help you design and make larger and more complex projects later on.

    If you’re looking for a fun hands-on project, why not make a duct tape wallet? 

    All you need is some duct tape and a pair of scissors. The process involves cutting and laying down strips of duct tape with sticky sides facing together to create folds, flaps and pockets, and measurements are determined simply by placing cash or cards to make sure they'll fit in the shapes you lay out.

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    It's a great project, and we think you'll enjoy it! For full instructions, check out the detailed tutorial over on Instructables: https://www.instructables.com/id/quality-duct-tape-wallet/

    And if you want to dig a little deeper, check out this collection of duct tape wallets that has a variety of different styles and designs, all with full instructions to help you out. 


    Keep an eye on the Tinkercad blog and our social media channels (Twitter, Facebook) for more step-by-step guides, design challenges and other inspiration.

    In the meantime, please see our recent posts titled Hello Tinkercad Friends! Let’s #TinkerTogether and Parents Guide to Starting Kids in Tinkercad. They provide more information on some of Tinkercad’s useful features for parents, teachers, and students.