22 Ways to Reuse an Altoids Tin

We’re big fans of Altoids tins here at MAKE, which is why we love this awesome round-up of 22 Manly Ways to Reuse an Altoids Tin by The Art of Manliness. Highlights include: a pinhole camera, an urban survival kit, and my favorite, the fireball shooter. If, after reading that,... Read more »

Altoids tin BBQ grill

It's time again to fire up the ol' grill. Check out this itsy bitsy BBQ grill made out of an Altoids Sours tin. Instructables user vmspionage was inspired to build the little guy after seeing the eBq. [via Slashgear] Read more »

Coffee can alarm clock

This Instructable shows you how to build an Arduino-based alarm clock inside of a Illy coffee tin. The electronics are based on Wiseduino (Arduino clone with DS1307 real time clock on board), with a LED matrix shield sitting on top. The shield is built with 74HC595 shift registers that drive... Read more »

Mint tin mixer

Instructables user richfiddler11 writes: My car stereo has only one ‘Aux’ input, but I have several gadgets that I like to hear on a trip without swapping cables: MP3 Player, talking GPS, Blackberry, XM player, Kindle, etc. I couldn’t find a commercial solution, so I came up with this little... Read more »