There are hundreds of things you can make out of Altoids tins. The question is, were are you going to place your Altoids if you don't to eat all of them before making something from the tin? I suffered this problem after viewing some really cool Instructables using Altoids tins. The only problem was I had a full tin and I did not know what to do with all of the Altoids. After looking through my house, I found an old hair gel container. That is how i got the idea for this Instructable.

This Instructable will show you how to make a cool and simple place to put your Altoids if you are using the tin for a project using an old hair gel container. This container also works very well for hiding your Altoids from your siblings. It works as a great hiding place because you can keep it on your desk with not worrying about someone eating them.

Step 1: Things You Will Need

Here is a list of the things you will need to do this project:
1. Altiods
2. Empty or Full Hair Gel Container (I used a full container only because the gel was old and gross)
3. A Spoon
4. A Sink
5. A Towel or Rag
Stay tuned for my upcoming Instructable about how to turn a mayonnaise jar into a ketchup container.
not very good
Don't put altoids in ANY container other than what it came with!!!!!!1!!!1!!! It will attract goblins!
Would have worked better as a slideshow, but I digress.
This is quite backwards/ironic. Usually we're making things <em>from</em> altoids tins.<br/>
Why in hair gel? Why? -Psst!- I put my altoids in shampoo bottles ;-)
You could also put the gel in the altoids tin.
didnt have a table where the base screwed off in a reverse threaded fashion?
"hide your Altoids if you don't want any one else but you eating them"...really? Why not just hide the tin that they come in?

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