Floss Box Keychain

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Introduction: Floss Box Keychain

I am always in need of a headphone splitter, but I never seem to have it with me when I need it. If it put it on my keychain, I thought, I'd never be without it. I designed this to hold a small headphone splitter, but many things could fit inside of it.

Supplies

Step 1: Get Parts/Tools

Parts
1.Old Floss Box
(I'm sure you have 7 of these that are unopened, and we all know why.)
2.Keychain Ring
3.The item you will put in the box
(In my case the splitter)

""Tools""
1. Single Hole Punch
(I used a paper hole punch, but I'm sure it would have been much easier with a leather punch)

Step 2: Get Punching

You will make two hole punches on the floss container. Be sure not to put any pressure on the box other than the area in which you are punching a hole. It will crack.

You will make one hole punch on the front, top, left side.

The next punch will be on the the left side near the top. Make sure the keychain ring will be able to go through these two holes.

Step 3: Put the Ring In

Pretty self-explanatory.

Step 4: Attach to Your Keys and Put the Item In

Again, no need for explanation.

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    13 Comments

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    mothflavour2
    mothflavour2

    14 years ago

    You could probably do the same thing with one of those small altoids boxes.

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    mrbob1000
    mrbob1000

    14 years ago

    i have the same splitter... cool cool concept but you may need a better latch or it could plop open

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    Austinisi
    Austinisi

    Reply 14 years ago

    I just tried to keep it simple. I'm sure you could do something else with it. Got an idea?

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    SeaLion
    SeaLion

    Reply 14 years ago

    how about...adding decorations...i know...!!!!...say if the dental floss box is slightly bigger than a tic tac box...you can literally get the tic tac box fitted inside the floss box, make some connection from the bottom of the floss box lid to the bottom of the tic tac box, decide on the 'front' of the tic tac box, then using some specialised tool, cut out a section on the chosen front. now, my friend, you have a 'rise up ('automatic') thing that carries your item inside the floss box...plus gives more 'anti crush damage' to the item inside the floss box...extra box strength...:S...mayb i should make one...o look! a tic tac box! right on my desk...now i will need a floss box...=P ...i'll pioneer it...will notify u if it works...or u can pioneer...i dun mind :P

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    austin
    austin

    14 years ago

    thats pretty cool, And people with austin in their names are the best kind.

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    karen608
    karen608

    14 years ago

    Excellent recycling project. Could one use a drill to make holes? Also to secure I would use a nifty black hair band. Yes ANYTHING could go in here if it fits. I love it SO much! Great idea!!! thank you!

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    lisarea
    lisarea

    14 years ago

    I have the same dental floss! And I'm definitely going to do this with the box. It looks like just the right size for carrying around spare memory cards.

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    lisarea
    lisarea

    Reply 14 years ago

    Oh, I just thought of something else: Those little Post It notes look like they'd just fit, too. Probably not with the keyring, though. It's a good thing I floss my teeth a lot, because I might need a few of those boxes.

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    Crackers
    Crackers

    14 years ago

    pretty simple and creative. nice work!

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    mikesty
    mikesty

    14 years ago

    An oddly misleading title - you never indicate it contains a headphone splitter! Though I suppose it could be used for anything.