3 Things You Can Make From Pringles Cans





Introduction: 3 Things You Can Make From Pringles Cans

There are so many things you can make from Pringles cans. Most likely you already know that Pringles can is perfect to store spaghetti. It is also great to make a custom speaker or store rolls of string.

In this Instructable, we look at 3 more things you can do with your Pringles cans.

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Step 1: Tuna Can Dispenser

To make more space in my food cupboard, I tried to stack tuna cans on top of each other. Unfortunately the cans I use are not designed for stacking, so I kept knocking them over.

I covered the Pringles can with adhesive paper to make it more attractive.

Step 2: Tuna Can Dispenser

I cut two holes in the tube.

One for tuna can dispensing and another to see how many cans we have left in the tube.

Now I don't have to worry about knocking over the cans.

When the tuna can is needed, just pull it out. The new can will take its place.

This dispenser will always give you the oldest can first.

First in - First Out!

Step 3: Metal Drink Coaster

I cut off the bottom.

Step 4: Metal Drink Coaster

Then I cleaned off the "use by" date.

That's it!

The bottom of Pringles can makes a perfect drink coaster.

Step 5: Maze Game

I cut off the bottom and cleaned off the "use by" date.

Step 6: Maze Game

I cut a few strips of cadrboard from the Pringles tube.

Step 7: Maze Game

I drew two dots on the plate.

Step 8: Maze Game

I glued the cardboard to the plate, making walls for the maze.

Step 9: Maze Game

I painted everything yellow.

Step 10: Maze Game

When the paint was dry, I put in a small ball (from some kind of jewelry making kit) and closed the maze with a lid.To keep it all together, I used a scotch tape.

Now we can play our Pringles maze game.

This is a great project to do with kids as you can design your own game.



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    Thumbs up!Really like the spaghetti can ideas.

    I wouldn't recommend using metal as a coaster. One of the reasons we use coasters is that the heat from a hot beverage will create a heat stain on wooden surfaces. Metal conducts heat much too well to be used as a coaster on its own. You would have to add a cork or neoprene bottom, otherwise the coaster is less than useless as it'll spread the heat out and probably make a bigger heat stain than what the drink would have made on it's own.

    Your tuna dispenser idea, however, is ingenious! =)

    Spend a couple bucks and get real coasters for your house. It looks ghetto as hell to anyone who comes over to see coasters made out of a can.

    Not upcycling is the new ghetto.

    Don't need to. I already have some Doctor Who ones. =)

    using them as coasters for cool drinks would be fine though :)

    Maybe. But I'm thinking that the metal, once cooled will collect condensation (the same way that the glass the beverage is in 'sweats'). But maybe not. Regardless, it's a far cry from perfect is all I'm saying. The author was only trying to be helpful but if someone follows ShakeTheFuture's advice and uses it as a coaster in all the ways coasters are used because it's "a perfect coaster" and then damages their furniture they'll both be upset. There are a lot of people that don't realise the aim is to protect from heat as well as moisture.