Introduction: Hangamajigger

Here's a way to reuse an old plastic soda bottle to help you get organized

Step 1: Required Items

1 plastic soda bottle
one hot knife, or soldering iron with a blade attachment
fume mask

Step 2: Cut a Pie Slice Out of the Bottle

Wearing your fume mask,

Begin by cutting away from the opening vertically downward with the hot knife.

The opening of the bottle is made of much thicker plastic, so this part takes patience.

If the bottle is dry, it will go faster.

If the interior of the bottle is wet, it can take an agonizingly long time to cut.

Apply very little downward pressure, just let the heat of the hot knife do the work.

Step 3: Remove the Pie Section

Here is what the bottle looks like after you've cut away about 1/5th of its curvature.

Step 4: Cut Away the Lower Half of the Bottle

The walls of the bottle are thin, so this part of the cutting will be swift

Step 5: Almost There

At this point, all we need to do now is create some small holes for a screw to pass through and to round off any sharp edges.

Step 6:

Step 7: The Unused Part of the Buffalo

Here's a picture of the remainder of the bottle. 

Step 8: You Can Hang Things Up With It

I'm using it hang up some extra extension chords.

Okay, that's it, thank you



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    If you found an old piece of wood and some leftover paint you could make the finished product look a little neater. I have some white paint left over from redoing my room, and I think I'll do this :D if you screwed the bottles to the wood instead of into the drywall then you could make an adjustable mount that you could hang in different rooms, etc.
    Great 'ible, never thought of doing this!

    Interesting suggestions. I don't know what kind of paint would stick to a soda bottle. Maybe that krylon paint for plastic. I haven't tried it. I just like the idea of reusing soda bottles in some useful way... Thank you

    For plastic I use spray KILZ . It is a spray white shellac. After using it you can spray any color on it. I tried the paint for plastic and it didn't work as well as this method.

    I have used this for making soda bottles look like lighthouses for bird feeder xmas presents (spelling corrected). It sticks VERY well.

    I would try the paint used in model car kits. Or go to the paint center in Lowes or some where and ask

    Wa! May I copy this idea ?

    You know it!

    good idea and simple

    With the help of a small clip, one of these could be used to keep small cords from falling between the wall and the desktop. Instead of screwing it into the wall or the desk, you could use some of those 3M double sided foam pads.