Free 173 Best Homemade Tools eBook:  
Become a founding member: 500+ tool plans, full site access, and more.

User Tag List

Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Recycled Ball

  1. #1
    Supporting Member garage nut's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2017
    Location
    Port Elizabet, SA
    Posts
    245
    Thanks
    91
    Thanked 402 Times in 109 Posts

    garage nut's Tools

    Recycled Ball

    i know a lot of you can turn Balls, but I hate throwing stuff away, so I found a way to recycle car air freshener bottle tops.

    We all know these.


    Recycled Ball-img_4992.jpg

    Clearly I had to find a way to salvage the tops, the screw hole was just simply to big to tap but a M8 nut was a tad too big for the hole.
    So I heated up a M8 nut with my heat gun and simply pushed it into the original screw hole. It melted perfectly in to place and by pushing some excess plastic over the nut it is very secure. One less piece op plastic to end up in a landfull.

    Recycled Ball-nut-bot.jpgRecycled Ball-nut-side.jpg

    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Recycled Ball-air-fresh.jpg  

    173 Best Homemade Tools eBook

  2. The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to garage nut For This Useful Post:

    natie123 (Jul 30, 2018), rossbotics (Jul 29, 2018), suther51 (Aug 2, 2018)

  3. #2
    Content Editor
    Supporting Member
    DIYer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Posts
    3,086
    Thanks
    628
    Thanked 1,538 Times in 1,379 Posts


    Thanks garage nut! We've added your Plastic Ball Handle to our Miscellaneous category,
    as well as to your builder page: garage nut's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:




Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •