The Duct Tape Book

25 Projects to Make With Duct Tape
Dobson, Jolie (Book - 2012)
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Duct tape has become the material of choice for creating fashions that showcase the wearer's originality and ingenuity. -- The New York Times Duct tape has become a cultural phenomenon, one of those things that explodes in popularity as more and more people find that its creative possibilities for fun far exceed its practical uses. Everything from prom dresses to artistic shoe repair is now made from this magic tape and millions of people follow the latest designs and projects on the many websites devoted to duct tape. Duct tape was invented during World War II when the military needed a strong, waterproof tape that could be used for emergency repairs. Using surgical tape as a base the new invention soon became everybody's secret weapon. This book contains 25 fascinating, original new projects -- some useful, all fun to do -- that are sure to capture the attention of duct tape artists everywhere. Easy to follow instructions and color photographs combine to guide anyone to producing unique and useful duct tape projects, including: Bike pannier: customize your ride Vest: look great in tape Purse: unique, fashionable carryall Piggy bank: stick your money away Wallet: personalized ID holder Bow ties: fun with formal or formal turned fun Picture frames: reframe your memories Knapsack: personalize your pack Skirt and chaps Tissue box plus many seasonal projects and decorations. Join the fun! A few minutes spent with this book will help you master the sticky stuff and get on your way to being part of one of the most exciting and creative trends of the decade.
Authors: Dobson, Jolie, 1981-
Title: The duct tape book
25 projects to make with duct tape
Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly Books, 2012.
Characteristics: 144 p. :,ill. (some col.) ;,21 cm.
Contents: Duct tape history
Getting started
Choosing tape
Credits for duct tape used in book
Colors and customizing projects
Stencils and decorating
How to make duct tape sheets
How to make duct tape straps
Taping flat surfaces
Taping right-angle flat surfaces
Taping curved edges
Taping curved surfaces
Projects. Bike buddy
Funky frame bag
Fab frames
Hot pink handbag
Smart phone holder
Games on board
Out-to-lunch bag
The spill master
Kleenex crib
Bag tag
Wild wild vest
Cheeky chaps
Sassy skirt
Small-scale monster
This little piggy bank
I [love] U box
Yuletide tree topper
Boadacious bows
Mad hatters
Duct bunny
Basket case
Analog photo album
The cover up
Passport pal.
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ISBN: 1770850988
Statement of Responsibility: Jolie Dobson
Subject Headings: Duct tape. Handicraft.
Topical Term: Duct tape.
LCCN: 2012538483
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