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In praise of tins

Captain Darlington is always pleased when others are inspired to develop their own self-reliance so he was particularly happy when his cousin Rupert Darlington-Smythe sent him a Tinternet article regarding alternative uses for the tins that mints come in. 1,513 more words


Hacklet 29 – Altoids Mint Tin Projects

Altoids – they’ve been around since King George III was on the throne. These curiously strong mints have had a storied history, a copy of which is included in every tin. 634 more words


Altoids Tin Project

With the start of my final college year, I started my engineering capstone course. The specific course I am in is called “Introduction to Product Design.” During the first week, we were assigned a one week project to help teach us about constraints. 1,048 more words

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Upcycled Altoids Tin: Miniature Kitchen Set

Last night I stumbled across what has to be the best and my favorite reuse of an Altoids tin:

Check out more pictures and details at: Made by Joel


Homemade E-Cigarette Vaporizer

Extensive research shows that tobacco kills. This is common knowledge as of late, which has prompted a flurry of anti-smoking ads to flood in. Regular smokers are now reconsidering their smoking patterns and are looking at healthier alternatives. 171 more words

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