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it can be estmated pretty easily
I would like to know how to do it mathematically though if you can explain how.
heres a quick and dirty way.. |dw:1332305706071:dw|
ends up being about 16 per 4 in cubed
or 144 per square foot
I've done that, a friend just said "oh, there is a alogarithm to do that" but it's beyond me. it is 144 per square foot if they are lined up but it's different if they are staggared. I've done that too
3 x 4 = 12 sq ft 12 x 144 = 1728 bottle caps
hehe yes there is an equation we can come up with to calculate it in an ideal situation although you will find that in life nothing is ideal.. there will be gaps inbetween each one and its better just to do estimate like i did
the "exact" number will actually be too many
ok, thats what I was looking for, I know it wouldn't work out in reality but I was wondering how to find the equation
ahh ok so im not very good at doin this kinda stuff but check it out
there will actually be a gap right there
that must be accounted for
also on the edges you can not place the "extra" ones so you need to calculate how many to subtract off or not include
I've noticed this as I've been pushing random budwiser caps around my desk. Hehee
I've got a good start, I spent $120 bucks over the St. Pat's weekend on booze
haha nicee when your all done you should get an epoxy resin and encase the whole thing with epoxy
you know like the tables you see at the bar with dollar bills and pictures and bottle caps and stuff all molded into the table
Yeah Buddy! That's my plan, I don't know how to arrange them yet. I don't know if I want to try to spell my name or what.
haha how bout a mosaic of something...
Budwiser has about 6 different cap designs so I've got a lot of colors to work with...
haha dope.. we once made a huge wall of sierra nevada 6 pack packages and covered an entire wall from floor to cieling.. it turned out pretty sweet
That was either one nice party or you ruined your liver!