Finding a good quality wall-mounted bathroom cup dispenser is difficult. The few models out there are made of unattractive plastic. The pop-up style of dispenser takes up counter space and the springs wear out and rust. There's a cheap, simple solution. 

In this Instructable, you'll see how to transform a common beer can into an attractive polished aluminum dispenser that keeps your cups high and dry. 

Step 1: Supplies

Here's what you need, from the left:

* A beer can. Here we have the venerable PBR 24 oz. Any drink can of a similar diameter will work.
* Clear silicone
* A can opener
* Polishing compound
* A strip of hook and loop tape
* Sandpaper
* A file
* Not pictured: a rag
I think this is an eh, ok, &quot;ible&quot;, but think a little bit more should have been done for the reloading process, ... a removable top, would work much better, &amp; after a few dozen uses of putting the cap on, &amp; off, it should be easier to do with more use, ... <br>a good idea of repurposing, but could have went a little bit further, ...
<p>How do you fill/refill it?</p>
Good question! The cups push right in, catching just a bit on the silicone bumps, whiich then hold the stack in place.
I love this kind of instructables. Thanks kamm, I think this is a pretty clever way to re-use old cans that otherwise would be wasted. Although I don't drink alcohol, I found the Arizona cans comment very helpful. <br> <br>This is easy to follow, I liked it a lot.
For those who are non-alcoholic, use Arizona Cans
Does one need to be an alcoholic to drink beer?
You could also use the beer to make bread or as slug bait in the garden if you don't want to drink it. I've found that Tesco Value Lager works well for both purposes, and comes in big cans. ;-)
o.k i think this is awesome and all but why would you need cups in your bathroom?
For things like mouth wash, after brushing your teeth to rinse, theres personal measures like medical reasons to test urine ect. Think out side the box lol
I'm more of a cube person LOL
A few tips:<br> <ol> <li> If you polish the can before you drink it, it will be much more rigid, and easier to polish. <li> A buffing wheel on a bench grinder will polish it up super easy, and super fast! </ol>
Also it could be hung from the bottom of a cabinet, shelf? using a screw or two into the bottom of the can
Great tips. Thank you!

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