Picture of wipped cream safe
a safe made out of a wipped cream can

Step 1: What you need...

Picture of what you need...
a wipped cream can
a can opener
soft wax
dsi17 years ago
Unusual can opener and could be tough to find. They work great and I have a couple of them. You can't squeeze the juice out of canned tuna though... The main problem is that the kids won't leave any can of whipped cream alone. Better to make it out of a food product that most kids wouldn't mess with. Olives? Spam? Anchovys?
Actually, that type of can opener is and has been pretty common for years; you just notice the other type because it's different, noisier and harder to use. The type used here is, in fact, more easily found and more common than the old chisel type openers.
trf5 years ago

Instead of wax. you should get some weak magnets and put them on the inside of the can and then win the lid is put on it is weakly (enough to not fall off) held in place but not so hard ull never get it off

theslaminj7 years ago
I noticed you have A cutco knife in the background.... I know that's random, but I wanted to mention it anyway.
eviltechie8 years ago
X-treme GeekYou can buy 13 different safe items here.
jaytotharrr8 years ago
do u think a soda can would work better
mrtools (author)  jaytotharrr8 years ago
no, the opener cant fit on the rim of the can. if you can find one that fits thats great
That's what I was thinking, none ever shakes a soda can! ;D
trebuchet039 years ago
Add some refrigerant and you can steal some DINO DNA!!! Brilliant!
yeah, how'd they do it in the movie?
mrtools (author)  modio8 years ago
dry ice i think.
Wait i hope she dont want any whipped cream. AHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!! that mite suck how would I explain that....
Sweet i hot glued a small hinge then i put this thin magnet thing i found on girlfriend fridge. i cut it in half then hot glued the on opposite of the hinge then one to the bottom lid it works perfect. Great idea now my girlfriend wont ever get a new 300 doller dress with out my concent Then tell me her mom gave her the money:( mua ha ha ha ha thank you in way
mrtools (author) 9 years ago
ya axe was my first choice but it dosnt work
Hey i Think its neat, But You might consider... If you live with other people they might find that its empty and throw it away and bye bye to the stuff in side mabey try an axe can or something insted. But Lots of credit to the the idea Very cool :)
Never mind that didnt work, Maby a can o wd40 or sm
Nox9 years ago
I'm partial to used cans of compressed air, I found it to be much cleaner & they blend in nicely to a clutter computer desk. Thanks for the tip rdeol85, now I'm going to have to try that on my next one.
mrtools (author) 9 years ago
thats cool
SkeetersMom9 years ago
Bad ass idea. I have a nosey room mate. Ha Ha...eat this roomy
rdeol859 years ago
I made one of these that has a secure magnetic lid. I just made as described then I pushed the canister onto a 1/4" thick piece of styrofoam then i cut it down to a ring with 1/4" width. After securing this just inside the bottom of the can with hot glue I used two magnets on opposite side of the ring to help secure the bottom lid from moving or falling off.
andreq9 years ago
At first I was sure you were going to open a full can with the opener... :D But anyway... what is a "safe" ?
A safe is a box that is hid that people put thier valuables in. The safe usually has some kind of hinderance device such as a padlock or fingerprint scanner. What country are you from?
mrtools (author)  andreq9 years ago
a safe is something safe lol :)
mrtools (author) 9 years ago
i will make a note of that
foamyguy9 years ago
Probably a given, but it should be mentioned that it is wise to use up the can that you use first before puncturing it in any way. A full pressurized can could react poorly to having the end removed. I like the project though, very jurrasic parkesque
Itd probably react the same way a shaving cream bottle reacts when you take out the plastic thing on the bottom. Lots of fun.
mrtools (author) 9 years ago
first the can opener is made to leave no sharp edges and the idea is great o right when I read it I tried it I drank 3 different brands of water and none of them fit also nothing over the size of the opening on the bottle will fit but good idea
krusty9 years ago
Love the idea! You might want to file off the sharp edge of the can. As an added step(s):
  • Find a plastic bottle (water bottle etc) that is about the same size.
  • Cut the end off (and cut a slit down the side if it's a bit big to fit in the can, so it will compress a little.
  • Glue/screw can base to 'cap' end of bottle.
The bottle then would act as a 'holder' for all your goodies and keep the base of the can on. The two 'halves' would slip apart without the need for wax etc.
modio9 years ago
I was thinking more of a water bottle type thing where it would just screw on and off.
mrtools (author)  modio9 years ago
ya i think that would be to Complicated but still a good idea
gigman9 years ago
how about a neodydum magnet glued to the bottem rim of the can so that when the "lid" went on it would stick.
mrtools (author)  gigman9 years ago
thats good too that way you can take it off and put it back on
andy9 years ago
how about a layer or two of sticky tape around the edge? obviously you'd have to trim it so it would not create an overlap, but it would fit tighter, or you could put it on the inside of the can, though it'd be a lil more tricky...just a thought.
mrtools (author)  andy9 years ago
good idea
mrtools (author) 9 years ago
this is the easiest way you can do it if your a metal worker or something
modio9 years ago
There's got to be a better way to connect the bottom. Prehaps some sort of screw-ish thingie....