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Phil over at MAKE shows us these $35 salt and pepper shakers that look like film canisters. Seems to me these would make a great re-craft; all you would need is a very small drill bit, or perhaps just an awl. You could probably go wild with the typography pattern of the holes, too. – Link.

4 thoughts on “Salt & Pepper Film Canisters

  1. I was always told not to put food-stuffs into film canisters because of the chemicals associated with film and such. Other things like coins, ok, but not food or meds.

  2. those are really neat. i don’t know if making them at home would be so good though, i always heard that film canisters have unsafe chemicals that will leach into edibles.

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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