As I am wont to do, I clicked from one Wikipedia article to another,
and landed on something that reminded me of Olde Frothingslosh.
Once upon a time, my brother was a somewhat-serious collector of beer cans,
even possessing some of the really old cone-top cans which I believe predate the first World War.
A series of Olde Frothingslosh cans were also in his possession,
which were of great amusement to the both of us.
It began with a radio personality's hiijinks in Pittsburgh in the 1940s or 1950s,
with the Pittsburgh Brewing Company making it a real thing in specially-printed cans
filled with Iron City Beer on a seasonal basis.
The story is easily Googled for a history.
So I got to thinking, after watching videos of woodturners doing their thing
with epoxy resin added to their fine creations:
I can do that with a beer can!
Long story short, I've got two excellent-condition cans on their way to me,
as well as a pair of unmanufactured can flats. Who the hell knew can flats were a thing?
I certainly did not.
I'll try to encase a can in clear resin, then turn it on a lathe, polishing it for display.
If it goes well, one for my brother, one for me.
Worst case is that the flats get framed, and I keep one while I give the other to my brother.