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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.

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Step 1: Supplies

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an old toothbrush dedicated to scrubbing

a pot of boiling water

some needle nose pliers

Step 2: Submerge

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

Step 3: Modify

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

Step 4: Is good

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Now you can clean things a little easier

darrenhall10 months ago

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

Great job.

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

mole11 year ago

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

foobear (author)  mole11 year ago

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