This step by step tutorial of how to make pressed aluminum ceiling tiles from soda pop cans is true do it yourself project that takes recycling to a whole new level.
Originally, decorative metal ceiling and wall ties were made on tin but the do it yourself tutorial will be using aluminum because it is easily found and is an inexpensive material.
This method will be creating a die stamp that is used to form the pressed Aluminum ceiling tiles.
From historical facts, tin ceiling tiles were an architectural element that was very popular in Victorian buildings in North America in the late 19th and early 20th century. The pressed ceiling and wall tiles became an affordable alternative to the exquisite plasterwork used in interior design of European homes.
In the small town I now live in, there is one of the most beautiful pressed ceiling tiles arrangements I have ever seen in the local hardware/car parts store. It is a crying shame the whole ceiling was painted white instead of being restored..
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