How to Make a Plastic Bottle Cap Container

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Introduction: How to Make a Plastic Bottle Cap Container

I show how to make a small, lightweight and water proof container out of two plastic bottle caps. The caps are cut off under the protruding ring on the neck of the bottle, then the bottoms are made flat and glued together. It can be used to store matches, as a mini survival kit or for anything that will fit inside. This container is great for taking camping, traveling, biking, hiking and much more because it is compact, durable and waterproof.

Step 1: Materials

- 2 Plastic bottles with caps

-Hacksaw

-Epoxy/glue

-Sandpaper/hand file

-Clamp.

Step 2: Watch the Video

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https://youtu.be/sauJbKEwVPk

2 People Made This Project!

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16 Discussions

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Hayes1
Hayes1

5 years ago

Please give credit where it is due

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Von Malegowski
Von Malegowski

Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

Credit to who? I've seen this done many times so it would be difficult to find out who originally came up with this.

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XxKingxOfxHeartsxX
XxKingxOfxHeartsxX

Reply 5 years ago

Grant Thompson the King of random the original person who did this

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ArtisanEclectic
ArtisanEclectic

Reply 2 years ago

Grant Thompson stole his entire schtick from Kipkay. I'd be surprised if anything he has done is original to him.

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Jack_94
Jack_94

Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

doing a rapid search on google give me one of the many videos, antecedents

he king of random video,

that explain how to make une of these cap container.

the pubblication date is nearly 15 months before the king's random publication..... so it's impossible to give credit, it's a old idea wide know :)

No bad feelings mates

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WaldoNobody
WaldoNobody

Reply 5 years ago

that was the king of random's idea! He is a youtuber!

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rpretorius2
rpretorius2

5 years ago

you see a container, I see a firecracker

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SpyrosB
SpyrosB

Reply 4 years ago

Fill a cap with Potassium permaganate, add grycerin, close the caps tightly, run for your life.

Or mix it outside the container for a neat chemical fire starter

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jfd2
jfd2

5 years ago

realy a smart idea ! tanks

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pschofield2
pschofield2

5 years ago on Introduction

I had no resin so i used plastic tape works just as good and cheaper but thanks for the idea i love it cheers bud

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ArticAkita
ArticAkita

5 years ago

a fun little ditty to make when you want to make something, I just whip then out without making them water proof just to hold small stuff on the go. ring box, agate container, or what else you can fit in it! great instructable!

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Jonny1128
Jonny1128

5 years ago

I think this is a fantastic instructables and keep up the good work

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douglas423
douglas423

5 years ago

Grant Thompson....

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mooshi771
mooshi771

5 years ago

Don't get me wrong, but this looks a bit like Grant Thompsons video

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AshtonKP
AshtonKP

Reply 5 years ago

That's exactly what I thought