Introduction: Handle for Lip Balm

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My wife was having trouble opening the lid of her lip balm. The solution; a handle for lip balm.

Step 1: The Handle

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I found an old wooden drawer handle that wasn't being used.

Step 2:

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I punched a small hole through the top of the lid, inserted the screw and attached the lid to the bottom of the handle.

Step 3: Lip Balm With Wooden Handle

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With the heavy wooden handle, the lip balm kept falling over and rolling off the table. The solution; build a stand.

Step 4: Building a Stand

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I cut off a one inch piece of an old wooden 2 1/4 inch diameter bed frame leg and drilled an 11/16 inch hole 3/4 inch deep.

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The lip balm is now easier to find, easier to open and a nice conversation piece.


mrsmerwin (author)2017-08-03

clever idea.

Amano_Fix It (author)mrsmerwin2017-08-03


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