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Soap dish in a jiffy!

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Who wants to get their bathroom soapy? (or soap bathroomy?)

Thats why there is a wonderful device called "Soap dish"

No one knows whether it was a creation of God or invention of man, but its a small device that helps us locate that slippery bar of soap and to keep it from getting soggy.

Here is an awesomer version of the humble soap dish made using an old plastic bottle!
 
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Step 1: Tools and Material

Material:
- An old plastic bottle (the one I have used once held talcum powder, any other bottle should work equally well too!)

Tools:
- A black white board marker
- A ruler
- A sharp blade/knife or a pair of shears that can cut through the plastic
- Hot glue gun, with glue rods
- Soap (but, of course!)

CAUTION:
Be extra careful while using sharp instruments and hot glue gun. They can injure badly if not used properly! If necessary, request someone to help you with them

Step 2: Measuring the size of the soap

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Place the soap along side and decide how big you want your dish to be

Step 3: Mark the lines

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Mark lines as shown below using the dry erase marker. 

Use ruler if you want, or you can end up with fancy shape with the edges!

The 'ribbons' on the either side are about half an inch wide. They form the legs of the soap dish.

Step 4: Cut along the lines

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Using the sharp blade/knife cut along the lines carefully

In the picture below you will have a dish and two legs.

Erase the marker lines once you are happy

With the left-over material, you can make one more soap dish :)

Step 5: Hot glue the legs

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Using the hot glue gun, attach the ribbons to the base.

Ensure proper spacing between the legs so that the dish stands properly

Step 6:

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Once the glue has cooled down and set, you wil have a soap dish as shown

I have shown it with 85 g (3 oz) bar of soap

it sits nicely in the space provided

The space below allows air to circulate, drying the lower surface of the soap too
Maxmil1 year ago
Cool, easy idea for the annoying wet soap and residue issues on my counter tops and very inexpensive compared to the retail ones. Now I have all kinds of ideas on how to decorate said soap holder, thanks for sharing something so clever I never would've thought of!
I like it. I'm gonna try it.
HollyMann1 year ago
Good job - I like how this turned out!
foobear1 year ago
pretty clever! Not bad looking either for a plastic bottle based object
Pra_ga (author)  foobear1 year ago
Thank you foobear :)
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