Introduction: Easy Open Soap Bottle

Opening the hand soap bottle can be challenging.

Step 1: Gluing

Using quick setting epoxy, glue a 1/4 inch dowel 1 5/8 inches long to the top of the lid.

Step 2: Wait

Let the epoxy harden.

Step 3: Easy Open

Now, with one finger, the soap bottle can be opened every time.


jeanniel1 (author)2017-08-03

Would hot glue also work?

dennisatwood (author)jeanniel12017-08-03

Nothing holds strong and long term like epoxy. Perhaps if you rough up the cap surface first and cover the dowel completely you can get a strong enough bond with hot glue. Try it and let me know.

jeanniel1 (author)dennisatwood2017-08-03

True, true. Though, I've noticed that when hot glue gets wet underneath, it's hopeless at holding anything firmly. As long as it gets a good grip, it's not bad. Thanks for the idea!

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