Archive for April, 2012

April 25, 2012

New project: Safe!

Before April draws to a close, we’d like to highlight two inventors with birthdays this month: the Linus Yales (Sr. and Jr.). Creators of Yale locks and safes, these guys were innovators of some of the most groundbreaking lock technology of their time. Tinplate may not be the most secure material, but we designed this […]

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April 11, 2012

Toffee Tin Ukelele

We always love hearing from readers and creative tinplate users. Many thanks to reader Vance Bass for sending us photos and words describing his latest creation in tin, a toffee-tin ukelele. Read on for the innovative and well documented details of this build. (All photos courtesy of Vance.) “I had been making plans to build […]

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