Introduction: The Hollow Collector

Having a helping hand is always a nice thing have. It can't be said for a styrofoam head right? With no purpose except scaring my cat, the fake head has just been standing in my room. As tempting as is it felt to throw it away, my desk need a container, especially for my little brothers arts and craft materials. So I put two and two together and made 'THE HOLLOW COLLECTOR"

The hollow collector objectives are the following

  • Contain small objects( mainly relating to arts & craft)
  • Look half-way decent
  • Contain a small trap door for secret materials.

The full playthrough of this campaign will be easy and fun to follow.


  • Styrofoam Head
  • Box cutter
  • Pencil
  • Water
  • Scooper
  • Hat (optional)

Step 1: Step 1 : Making the Hollow Collector "hollow"

Have your Styrofoam head Ready.

Use a pencil/pen to outline around the head.

Make sure the outline is more than halfway ahead from the ear to the top of the head

Step 2: Step 2: Cutting Slowly and Carefully

Have your box cutter with you.

With your box cutter, slowly and gently trace the outline you did.

Once finished with your first circle, repeat for about 7-8 times.

WARNING: Do not rush this procedure, please take your time and you will be happy and safe; hopefully..

Step 3: Step 3: Removing the Forehead

After the 7-8 attempt, the styrofoam outline cuts should be enough for finger get inside

Insert your finger where the image shows and with enough pressure, the top should come off.

Step 4: Step 4: Removing the Insides. Lol

Pour some water inside the styrofoam head, and then use a scopper or even a spoon to remove the insides.

You should only dig until you reach the lips. Furthermore will make the secret trap door useless.

Step 5: Step 5: Hidden Trap Door

Go to the plane neck and make an outline hole with a radius of 1 inch and the depth around 4-5 inches long.

Use the same steps from the past to ensure safety and satisfaction.

Step 6: Step 6: Testing the Container

Insert anything you want inside the hollow collector(something relatively small).

Anything similar or relating to arts & crafts is the perfect combination.

And of course use that trapdoor.SHHH...

Step 7: Step 7: Place and Enjoy

Place your Hollow Collector in your desk. Make sure people see what you just made with a fake head and some materials you can find in your old drawer.

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