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How to Make a Duct Tape Wallet

Duct tape comes in 2-inch-wide rolls and is available in many colors. Here’s how to use some to make this handy duct-tape wallet that will last for years.

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WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO MAKE A DUCT-TAPE WALLET

  • Duct tape
  • Ruler
  • Scissors or utility knife
  • Pencil

WHAT YOU’LL DO TO MAKE A DUCT-TAPE WALLET

step1Step 1: Cut or tear four strips of duct tape, 10″ long. With the adhesive side up, adhere the duct-tape strips one to another with a 1/4″ overlap. You now have a sheet of duct tape 10″ by about 7″. Make a second sheet.

step2Step 2: Carefully stick the adhesive sides of the two duct-tape sheets together.

step3Step 3: Cut or tear a 10″ strip of duct tape. Use a utility knife or scissors to make a small cut in the center of one end of the duct tape. This will help you tear the strip into two straight 1″ strips.

step4Step 4: Fold and adhere the 1″ duct-tape strips to the 10″ ends of the sheet. This will make a smooth, clean finished edge.

step5Step 5: Using the scissors or utility knife, trim the sheet to 9″ wide.

step6Step 6: Fold the sheet in half.

step7Step 7: Tear two 1″ x 4″ duct-tape strips using the process in Step 3. Fold and adhere the ends of the duct-tape wallet together. Trim the 4″ strips flush.

step8Step 8: To make a pocket for your duct-tape wallet, cut two strips of tape 5″ long and stick the two pieces (adhesive sides) together.

step9Step 9: Fold and adhere a 1″ strip onto the 5″ edge. Trim the pocket to 4″ long.

step10Step 10: Using 1/2″ strips of duct tape, stick the pocket in place. Trim the strips flush.

And that’s how to make a duct-tape wallet! Your duct-tape wallet is complete!

246 Comments on How to Make a Duct Tape Wallet

  1. Awesome project DUDS!

  2. I tried it with masking tape because I didn’t have any duct tape but it didn’t really work.

  3. thats not too much duck tape. thats not very much at all.

  4. mine is awsome

  5. So asowome

  6. need one for class!!!!!!

  7. Not detailed enough

  8. I made an orange and black one, and it looks EPIC!!

  9. awesome i just made it and it is dependable

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