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The perfect dustpan for your garage. Take old expired license plates and cut, bend & pop-rivet a dustpan out of them. I even had a plastic front edge from an old cracked cheapo plastic dustpan I threw out months ago.

Phillip Torrone

Editor at large – Make magazine. Creative director – Adafruit Industries, contributing editor – Popular Science. Previously: Founded – Hack-a-Day, how-to editor – Engadget, Director of product development – Fallon Worldwide, Technology Director – Braincraft.



  1. Mike says:

    Good reuse!

  2. John says:

    I’m going to make this with my old plates

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  4. joe says:

    Great idea!


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    Wisconsin – America’s Dustpan

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