Introduction: Make a Pen Holder.
Here is a quick and easy way to make a Pen Holder. Helps prevent misplacing all those pens you have. You can even use the can for any other use as well.
Step 1: What You Need
First let me start off by saying this is my first Instructable. I had already made the my Pen Holder then decided hey why not make my first simple Instructable and just do it again so I could take pictures.
I know this is very simple and to some it's worthless but I found it useful.
What you need
-Can opener (empty but whatever makes you have a better time making this)
Step 2: Taking Off the Top
Use your can opener just as you would use it on canned food. Try to open it while keeping the can level on the flat surface you'll be cutting it on. Doing this will help you get a nice clean cut on the can.
On the first can I cut I didn't get any sharp edges due to a bad cut. But I did the second time. You can bend the sharp parts that stick out back down but I would suggest just getting a new can. You don't want to risk hurting yourself.
Step 3: Clean and Finish
Once you have cut out the top piece, just rinse and clean the can and your good to go. Now since it is an empty can, it is very light and would be helpful if it was some how weighted down. Any suggestions? I tried using playdoh but I just couldn't stand the smell.
You can use it for whatever you like. I find it really useful to keep your pens from being all cluttered every where and it makes them easy to get to.
You can also use it as a mini trash can or even for keeping all your screws, nuts, bolts, and so on that are laying around your working area.
Thanks for checking out my first instructable and I hope you somewhat like it =].
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