Carry your beer or other canned drinks in style with this cool metal box from QnA Design. It’s handmade from aluminum sheets, riveted to form a hinged box. It has a built-in handle and holds up to six 12oz. cans. It also works as a lunch box when you’re not carrying beer. They also sell a premium model with a wooden handle.
Minimaus Crafts is an expert at making sculptures from soda cans. Watch as he takes 15 cans, some popsicle sticks, straws, and a few other household items to make a miniature replica of the Batmobile from Tim Burton’s 1989 Batman. His soda can Back to the Future DeLorean is pretty impressive too.
Celebrate your love for classic Star Wars with these travel tumblers from Igloo. Each one is decked out in retro graphics printed on a tall 16 oz. can. Double-wall stainless steel construction keep drinks cold or hot, and they have spill-proof lids. Igloo also makes some sweet Star Wars coolers.
Motor City Candle Co.’s tins look like vintage motor oil cans, but the only oil inside is a blend of essentials oils to scent vegan-friendly soy wax. The masculine fragrances – such as leather (Detroit Muscle); cedar, sandalwood, and patchouli (Tiger); and amber and moss (Victory) – can pimp any man cave. Handmade in Detroit.
Aluminum is one of the world’s most recyclable materials. It can be melted down over and over again without degrading. So it’s no wonder soda, and beer cans are made from the metal. In this older clip from How Its Made, they visited a factory that stamps and shapes aluminum into cans millions of times a day.
Five Drinks Co makes bar-quality cocktails, then packages them in aluminum cans for a quick and easy drink fix. They feature mixologist-developed recipes and incorporate high-quality spirits and natural ingredients. With 9% to 11% ABV, they also pack much more punch than today’s popular spiked seltzers.
If you crushed them down flat, just how many aluminum soda cans could you fit inside of a Pringles can? Well, the Hydraulic Press Channel is here to answer another question that nobody was asking, and used a special cylindrical tool to smush down as many cans as possible. It took them more than 2 hours to crush them all.
Do you know how many aluminum cans are used every year? MetaBallStudios created a visual representation to put things into perspective, so they stacked up 200 Billion virtual cans alongside some other objects for comparison. At least aluminum is sustainable. Now think about the 182.5 Billion plastic straws we can’t recycle.
Keep all your desktop bits and bobs organized with these cylindrical steel canisters from Japan’s Puebco. Inspired by spray paint cans, each one has a removable cap, and they can be nested inside of each other when not in use. A great addition to any artist’s studio or craftsperson’s workshop.
Most of the builds we’ve seen from The Q are small enough to carry, but the serial maker’s latest construction is substantially larger. It took over 400 hours to put together this 1.5:1 scale model of a Formula 1 race car, made entirely from soda cans and glue set onto a PVC chassis.