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Salt & Pepper film canisters

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Salt & Pepper film canisters

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These Salt & Pepper film canisters are clever, but maybe not $35 clever…Makers you know what to do… – [via] Link.

18 thoughts on “Salt & Pepper film canisters

  1. dragonphyre says:

    Been doing this since college. Move along…

  2. nillo says:

    DO NOT MAKE SHAKERS OUT OF USED FILM CANISTERS. The emulsion rubs off on the plastic and is poisonous. As far as I understand, it cannot be washed off.

  3. Saavik256 says:


    while silver halides do tend to be somewhat not-too-healthy and extremely insoluble in water, any trace amounts of them left in the canisters would hardly pose any threat. Otherwise we’d be handling films as hazmat. ;)

  4. darus67 says:

    I can’t help but wonder how many of those they sell for $35

  5. Sally599 says:

    Film? Can you still buy that stuff?

  6. RobCruickshank says:

    Might make the collectors freak out, but a set of the old Kodak screw-top ones would be nice shakers.

  7. zieak says:

    Or you can buy these ones for $1.99 that do the same thing but don’t look quite so cool. Actually they might be better because they seal moisture out.

  8. JPMartineau says:

    Same as previous post, except 0.75$

    I have a pair in my camping gear. Got the empty canisters for free at my local pharmacy. I guess some people still bring some film in for processing.

    I have tremendous respect for modern art, but selling this more than 5$ for a pair is a total ripoff. Not exactly a revolutionnary idea either. What a swindle!

  9. binarypower says:

    Coming from experience working with traditional film.. it’s complete hazmat that’s been traditionally accepted.

    Very very dangerous chemicals… I would not use these as salt shakers. Plus the plastic itself is not food safe and has bisphenol A.

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