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Improvised Lamp from a Soda Can

This morning I found a soda can in our house, this is a rare thing since neither one of us drinks much soda.  After looking at it for a couple of minutes, I got to wondering what I could make out of it.  An improvised lamp seemed like a good idea.

So I took a knife and made a vertical cut down the middle of the lamp.  I then made two cross cut so that I could fold the flaps open.  After inserting a candle, I had a handy little improvised lamp that reflected light well.  The can also protected the flame from being blown out by drafts. …

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