Introduction: Altoids Secret Compartment

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Step 1: Supplies

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Altoids can, ranger band or duct tape, and 2 rare earth magnets

Step 2: Placing Magnets

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Place both magnets on opposite sides of the altoids can. The stronger the magnet the more weight you can put in the altoids can.

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Now it is time to put things in the altoids can. Like keys, money, knife, ect.

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Put a ranger band or duct tape around the outside of the can to make sure it stays shut.

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Find a piece of metal on the bottom of your car to attach it to.


devicemodder (author)2015-05-07

nice! for magnets you can use Hard drive magnets. they are super STRONG.

Ricardo Furioso (author)2014-10-27



Paint black.


kaisertallakson (author)2014-10-17

Get really strong rare earth magnets

drewbaee (author)2014-10-16

I am curious to find out if the magnets will hold if the car is bumping around?

Electronics_Geek (author)2014-10-15

Nice Idea

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