10 Jul '13, 2pm

A custom cooler, sewing not required - When you go to the beach or on a camping trip this summer, notice how you p...

A custom cooler, sewing not required - When you go to the beach or on a camping trip this summer, notice how you p...

When you go to the beach or on a camping trip this summer, notice how you pack your cooler. Your beverages already come in a box, yet you remove them and put them in a larger, insulated box. [Jason] thought it would be a great idea to just add insulation to a case of soda (or other beverages, we assume) and ended up making a custom soda cooler . The fabrication of this cooler is actually pretty simple. A layer of flexible foam is sandwiched between two layers of waterproof vinyl with spray glue. After tracing out a pattern, [Jason] then cut this fabric into panels and glued them together into a soda box-sized cooler. Simple, elegant, and something even hackers that didn’t take home ec can put together in a few hours. As an aside, we at Hackaday seem to forget the ‘softer’ builds of fabric, foam, and paper far too often. That doesn’t mean we eschew these projects; I have a ...

Full article: http://hackaday.com/2013/07/10/a-custom-cooler-sewing-not...

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