How-To: Add ballistic armor to a messenger bag

CNC & Machining Wearables
How-To:  Add ballistic armor to a messenger bag

My “concise” imperative really wanted to call this a bulletproof messenger bag, but I’m quite confident Instructables user Culturespy, author of this interesting (albeit, to my mind, slightly paranoid) tutorial, would be quick to point out that there’s no such thing as “bulletproof.” Writing a free public tutorial about how to build a piece of potentially lifesaving equipment is a touchy prospect, and, although I’m not an expert, it seems like he’s done a pretty good job of presenting the information responsibly.



I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

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