Introduction: A Better Little Scrubber

Picture of A Better Little Scrubber

A retired toothbrush makes a great little cleaning tool for tight spaces, but only if you are able to approach the area from a parallel vantage point.

This simple modification lets you clean from a perpendicular approach as well.

Step 1: Supplies

Picture of Supplies

an old toothbrush dedicated to scrubbing

a pot of boiling water

some needle nose pliers

Step 2: Submerge

Picture of Submerge

Once the water gets boiling, submerge the old toothbrush in the boiling water for a few moments

Step 3: Modify

Picture of Modify

remove the brush from the hot water and tweak a curve into it with the pliers

Step 4: Is Good

Picture of Is Good

Now you can clean things a little easier


MrsBleezzy (author)2017-03-26

You are a Genius!!!! Thank you so very much, you just saved my life.

darrenhall (author)2014-09-16

Brilliant idea - love it - re using a spent item to.

Great job.

craftclarity (author)2014-06-17

Oho, that's really clever. This look like it would work great to scrub the brake discs on my motorcycle...

mole1 (author)2014-06-14

Fabulous!!! The limited angle has bugged me for years. Bless you, foobear!

foobear (author)mole12014-06-15

hee hee! I know what you mean! Thank you!

About This Instructable




More by foobear:A better little scrubberpocket drafting kitBackpack Insert
Add instructable to: