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Once an Altoids tin, now a pinhole camera…

Once an Altoids tin, now a pinhole camera…

AltDaniel on CNET has a great article about the excellent Altoids contest that just wrapped up “If you happen to find yourself looking to remake your leftover Altoids tins, the company that makes the mints says the creative bar is a whole lot higher than an ashtray or a trinket box. Earlier this year, Altoids invited customers to enter its Tin Million Uses competition. The idea? Challenge people to come up with the most innovative way to reuse the ubiquitous tins.” Link. Many of the projects can be found in the pages of MAKE if you want to build your own too!

4 thoughts on “Once an Altoids tin, now a pinhole camera…

  1. ellisgl says:

    Sweet I made it on the 4th spot! And mentioned 2nd on the news.com.com article!

    I haven’t got my cash yet thou.. Supid PR people that might screwed up the works for me by not returning my calls

    Damn – I wish I could have my creation back.. It worked soooo damned well.

  2. webcrimea.com says:

    Wonderful Site, Nice design! Thank You!

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