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Here is a great use for an empty soda can. Just be careful of those extremely sharp edges when working with any thin metal, especially aluminum.

Soft drink cans are easily recyclable as scrap metal, but I fancied trying something a little more direct – a simplified form of tinwork.

All that’s needed for this project is a strong pair of scissors, a cork-backed table mat, a pointed object (a scriber or just a ballpoint pen), a little bit of tape and some fine abrasive paper. Plus of course an empty aluminium drink can…..

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