Pringles Raising Tool

Introduction: Pringles Raising Tool

Many Pringles lovers everywhere are all faced with the same problem...not being able to reach the last few chips that are stuck in the bottom of the can. However, with this invention that problem is solved simply by putting a few affordable materials together. Creating this tool takes little time and little money as well, and all in all is very simple and definitely useful for anyone who enjoys snacking on Pringles.

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Step 1: Gather Materials

Materials Needed Include

  1. Pringles can lid
  2. Hitch Pin
  3. Metal rod
  4. Blind tilt
  5. Hot glue gun
  6. Pringles
  7. Mason line rope

Step 2:

After gathering all of the materials the first thing to do is attach the hitch pin to the open loop that is on the blind tilt. These two being connected is what allows the invention to rotate.

The second thing to do is measure out the string to a length that is about an inch longer than the Pringles can. After, tie the string securely to the loop in the hitch pin.

By this point, it should look how it does in the image included.

Step 3: Gluing

With the hot glue gun, apply hot glue to the bottom of the metal rod and wrap the other end of the rope to it, making sure that the rope is fully secured.

Step 4: Finishing Touches

There are only a few steps remaining.

  1. Take a Pringles can lid and punch a small hole into it for the metal rod to go through
  2. Glue the blind tilt to the lid making sure that the hole on the blind corresponds to the hole on the lid

Step 5: Ready to Use

At this point, the invention is fully functional. The last step is to poke a hole in the bottom of any Pringles can so that the product can work. After all the hole is punched, just snap on the lid to the bottom of the can and twist the hitch pin, and the Pringles chips will rise up.

Now everything is finished!

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    3 years ago



    3 years ago

    That's awesome! My husband needs one of these, he has trouble reaching his hand in the jar.