Make a Duct-Tape-Beer-Can Visor
Nice job. You’ve forgotten your sunglasses and your hat. Lucky you thought ahead and brought duct tape and beer. Here’s how to put them to use keeping the sun out of your eyes.
Beer Can Visor: Step 1
1. Gather two standard cans of beer (or one standard and one tallboy—the tallboy is better for maximum sun coverage), duct tape, a knife, and if you can, a marker and pair of tough scissors.
Beer Can Visor: Step 2
Use the knife to cut the tops and bottoms off of the cans.
Beer Can Visor: Step 3
Now, take the scissors and cut the cylinder vertically. Keep in mind what is in the center of the resulting rectangle will be the center of your visor.
Beer Can Visor: Step 4
Use a marker to sketch the shape of the bill on one aluminum piece and the brim on the other.
Beer Can Visor: Step 5
Now, cut with scissors.
Beer Can Visor: Step 6
Use thin strips of duct tape to line the sharp edges.
Beer Can Visor: Step 7
Rip larger swaths of tape to attach the two pieces and build the strap.
Beer Can Visor: Step 8
Ask for help sizing, then finish the job by covering up any seams with more tape.
Beer Can Visor: Step 9
Now, enjoy your visor!
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