DUCT TAPE IS A CLASSIC FOR FRUGAL LOW INCOME LIVING . IT IS A MUST-HAVE ! THIS PAGE HAS LINKS TO TONS OF SITES THAT HAVE AMAZING AND CREATIVE USES FOR DUCT TAPE
Here is a great place to start. It is the duct tape page from Wikipedia. There are facts about the tape, and pictures and links and unusual uses. The real duct/duck tape has fiber in it. I like the quote from the guy at NASA who said that he knew the crew of the doomed Apollo 13 craft would make it back to Earth when he found out that there was duct tape aboard.
From the Extrodinary things files :
Good down to earth duct tape forum :
You can even enter a duct tape prom contest to win a scholarship !
This is a little (a lot ) silly . They do have ideas for use and tell more about the duck tape prom . Duck tape from the geniuses of the medium !
This is even more fanatical that the last one !
Following are some interesting ways to use duct tape. They are not all practical or to fix things , but some would make a good low cost gift ( if you already have the duct tape from another project , or if you have tons of gifts to make. A < $5.00 roll of duct tape can make many things.) ! It is amazing what creative ideas people come up with !
These are amazingly pretty !
Bows , a wallet , a giant 71/2 foot tall rose , a cup holder , Easter baskets and MORE from the DUCT TAPE GUYS !
Wallets , game board , handbag , hat , money pouch out of 179 duct tape projects from the Instructables site. This site is great for ideas for low income living , or just having some cheap fun . Having little money doesn't mean that we can't have A LOT of fun ! Doing fun projects also cut down on stress by lifting your spirit which in turn , can help cut down on medical bills . A joyful heart is good medicine !