duct tape wallets

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by NateWV, Mar 14, 2011.

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  1. Arsenal

    Arsenal Well-Known Member

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    OP is advertising his stuff in a forum about fine men's clothing. This approximates a direct violation of forum rules, contributes to the runoff of high quality posters, and wastes bandwidth. Granted, OP's subsequent postings make him appear to be a nice guy, but a mere cursory review of the forum would have at least prepared the OP for the onslaught if not outright convinced him it would be a bad idea to post in the first place.

    Also, they are made of duct tape. Duct tape.


    Why should he have to do a mere cursory review of the forum, when you can't even do a mere cursory review of this thread?

    OP - good on ya. I appreciate creativity and talent whenever I see it.
     


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    HarleyBob Senior member

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    Sorry, didn't know post would get people so upset. Duct tape/duck tape, I use both and never really gave it much thought. The tape I use is made by the company "duck tape brand". Regardless of your opinion on what word should be used, these are made with Duck Tape. I know they are not perfect and can look cheap. They are made with tape. If anyone has any ideas, post pics

    Don't worry, this is a tough crowd. Unless your product is made by Italians with names we can't pronounce, English shoemakers, or French leather makers specializing in green leather, all of which retails for a lot more than they are worth, but are always purchased at a significant discount, you won't get much traction here.

    I would imagine that the purse forum would a great marketplace for you. Good luck!
     


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    acridsheep Senior member

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    Why should he have to do a mere cursory review of the forum, when you can't even do a mere cursory review of this thread?

    OP - good on ya. I appreciate creativity and talent whenever I see it.


    I understand OP specified that the brand of Duct Tape is actually Duck Tape. My comment stands independent of that, as a plea to good tastes everywhere.

    C'mon, if duct/duck tape wallets bearing West Virginia logos aren't cannon fodder on a forum like this, I am at a loss for what is - aside from my terrible fits.

    OP, again, you seem like a really nice guy, and my (alarmingly singular) appraisal of your handiwork shouldn't dissuade you from making them to your heart's content. They are definitely interesting.
     


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    If you can't Duck it, fuck it.

    Those look like they take much time to make. I bet if you switched to NASCAR themes, as opposed to NFL themes, you could make a killing.

    Mike
     


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    gladhands Senior member

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    My wife purchased a coin purse made using a similar technique at Chichen Itza. Instead of duct tape, the local Mayans use the labels from discarded soda and water bottles.
     


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    mink31 Senior member

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    I appreciate seeing unexpected/unique materials being used for accessories, especially when one can't instantly recognize what that material is. Works perfectly for a wallet, which to me really should speak to the owner's individuality.

    Despite this, OP, your creative use of duct tape for wallets, etc would probably be better appreciated in the SW&D section, where experimentation is generally better-tolerated.
     


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    Somebody should pm Foo about this immediately. Can you do one in green?
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    [​IMG] The jokes just write themselves.
     


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    +1

    But IMHO, better use/misuse of duct tape.
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    thats awful. that tape could be used for a wallet...thus showing me her bewbs. [​IMG]
     


  10. NateWV

    NateWV Active Member

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    Here are a couple more.

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    From wikipedia. Products look pretty horrible, but don't bundle the poor guy for calling it duck tape.
    Just because it's in Wikipedia doesn't make it right. In fact, schools, universities, doctors etc. recommend staying away from Wikipedia because of how many things on there are wrong. Don't automatically assume that something on Wikipedia is right just because it's written there, because that's not the case at all. I'm not commenting on this subject in particular, just overall. I see a lot of people on the internet blindly quoting from Wikipedia without realising what they're doing. Whatever it's called, the products made from it are damn ugly. Sorry, but there you go. Keep making your items, though. You just have to know your crowd and how/where to sell your stuff. This place isn't one of them.
     


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    Dreadful looking things - surely no one here wuld have such things?
     


  13. NateWV

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    Just because it's in Wikipedia doesn't make it right. In fact, schools, universities, doctors etc. recommend staying away from Wikipedia because of how many things on there are wrong. Don't automatically assume that something on Wikipedia is right just because it's written there, because that's not the case at all. I'm not commenting on this subject in particular, just overall. I see a lot of people on the internet blindly quoting from Wikipedia without realising what they're doing.

    Whatever it's called, the products made from it are damn ugly. Sorry, but there you go. Keep making your items, though. You just have to know your crowd and how/where to sell your stuff. This place isn't one of them.


    I appreciate your criticism but the "damn ugly" things I make are made with Duck Tape.

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    In all seriousness, I really don't think my wallets are the next big thing and didn't come on here with big hopes of selling them. I know this is not the duct tape wallet crowd and hope people here can at least appreciate the humor of the wallets.
     


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    I appreciate your criticism but the "damn ugly" things I make are made with Duck Tape.

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    In all seriousness, I really don't think my wallets are the next big thing and didn't come on here with big hopes of selling them. I know this is not the duct tape wallet crowd and hope people here can at least appreciate the humor of the wallets.


    Absolutely appreciate the humor of the wallets. Hopefully we're laughing together.

    Since you obviously have patience and manual dexterity, why don't you try your hand at leatherwork? I'm sure you'd find a market for woven leathergoods (just don't rip off BV!)
     


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    Duck tape is the brand name, not the name of the product (as evidenced on the product label). Like I said, whatever it's called, the products made from them are damn ugly, and this isn't the place to either show them off or sell them. Sorry, but I don't find the wallets in the least funny.
     


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