Instructions for Making Things from Cans

I'm looking for instructions on how to make a "tin man" and "wind spinners" and "air planes" from pop cans. And any other items.


I love making things such as these.

I'm also looking for instructions to make whirly gigs, I'm having a family reunion, and want to make gifts for my guests to take home. Any more fun "things" or ideas would be appreciated. It's a "Scottish" theme.
Thank you,

April 10, 20050 found this helpful

here is a book you can order:

I have not read it so cannot recommend it personally but it's worth a try. Also, try these links:

Good luck

pal12345 (patricia)

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February 20, 20060 found this helpful

I saw a rocking chair made from a pop can years ago now I cant find how to make it can anyone help

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October 22, 20060 found this helpful

My boyfriend had a soda can rocking chair when he was little. It ment a lot to him. I'd love to make/give him one for christmas, but I haven't been able to find one.

Please help if you know where I might find one!

Thank you greatly!


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January 24, 20070 found this helpful

can somebody tell me how to build a chair out of soda cans please its for the science fair.

Editor's Note: Here are some pictures of stools and tables. I haven't found any plans for a chair but there may be one out there. From looking at these you may get some ideas. It appears they are glued together.

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October 10, 20080 found this helpful

I am opening a Cafe. I am trying to think of some Ideas to make the table and chairs from recycled material. Any one have any ideas?

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