"I love drinking a glass of wine... but I hate it when wine spills over the tablecloth and ruined it forever … and then all the unsuccessful hassle to remove the stain, just to end up spending more money to buy a new one... sounds familiar?
Here is an easy and cheap DIY solution how to make a drop stopping pour out of a soda can and a cork stopper. It is designed to immediately stop the pour of liquid when the bottle is lifted. Never spill another drop!
Easy project: The project is easy to make since all supplies that you need are household items that can be reused like a soda can and a cork stopper from a wine bottle.
User friendly: It can be put in the dish washer.
Safe: All the supplies that you need are already food grade (soda can, cork stopper).
Drop it in the neck of the bottle and pour with confidence.
Step 1: Parts List
For that project you only need a few items:
- Piece of cardboard
- Drill bit (12mm diameter)
- Drill bit (2mm diameter)
- Cork stopper
- Soda can
Step 2: Drill Hole in Cork Stopper
First make a small hole in the cork stopper. Then use the large drill bit (12mm diameter) to make the final hole.
Step 3: Prepare Template From Cardboard
Make a template from cardboard. For the dimension please check the picture. Cut out the template.
Step 4: Transfer Design to Soda Can
Open a soda can with a knife. Transfer the design of the cardboard to the aluminium sheet with a pen. Then cut along the lines.
Step 5: Insert Aluminum Pipe in Cork Stopper
Roll the aluminum sheet around the pen to form a pipe. Insert the pipe of aluminum into the cork stopper.
Step 6: Never Spill Another Drop
Drop the cork stopper in the neck of the bottle and pour with confidence.