Handy Dan posted a thread a while back on using the threads from plastic bottles to make threaded boxes. I never did anything with it but I guess I didn't forget about it either. It seems every time I go for a check up the doc wants to prescribe a new maintenance drug and what do you do with all the empty bottles? The ones my prescriptions come in have a thumb lock on them
It occurred to me, if I could turn the lock portion away I could use the bottle(s) to make a small threaded box. Maybe for toothpicks, or matches for camping, fire starter, or whatever. To see if it work I made a little box.
Had a little piece of spalted beech to make this one. I think it would also work to use the whole bottle and the lids without cutting the threads away.
One thing I discovered while playing with these bottles, the lid is reversible, who knew that? I sure didn't and I've been using these prescription bottles for more than a few years.
Well, that got to thinking(always dangerous) and I had the idea to maybe make a double box and a kind of egg shape just sort of evolved from that. So, here are my double boxes. Not sure if they have any practical use but they're kind of fun to do. The seeds for these were planted by Dan a couple years ago and just grew from there.
I'm doing our club demo in March and this will be the project.
Thanks for looking and thanks to Dan for the idea!!