Based on our imagination, paperclips are capable of solving tons of daily predicaments due to its incredible geometry and design. Following are the 10 things that you make with the help of paperclips:
10. Paper Clip Motor
In case you are interested in the kinds of toys that collaborate with enginnering, this paperclip motor is the one for you. It is conjured of paperclips for the rotor, paperclips for the stands, and a couple of nails for the magnets. It is really very simple to build and the design is very straightforward. In case you want to try it at home on the weekend, you can follow the steps available at instructables.com.
9. Keep your food fresh
If you do not have a twist tie, you are capable of keeping a plastic bag by means of a paperclip. In addition to this, paperclips come in handy in order to keep bags of chips, cookies and veggies closed.
8. Fabricate an Elegant Chandelier
Did you ever come across the situation where you wanted a chandelier for your home or office but couldn’t afford one? Well, then today you are in luck as we will be showing that how simple it is to build your own chandelier in less than $20. You can check out the paperclip chandelier at mosaicworks.ca.
7. A quick tailor
Hold up the hem of your pants or skirt in an emergency. In case you are at office and your hem falls down, use the paper clip to secure it in place for the time being.
6. Mark the end of a roll of tape
When you are packing something and using tape, it happens very often that you lose the end of a roll tape and then it wastes too much time trying to find it. This problem can be solved by a paperclip by using it mark the end of a roll of tape.
5. Battery Heater
A 9v battery, battery connector, and a paperclip is employed by this project in order to make a battery heater. You can easily make it in 5 simple steps available at instructables.com.
4. Paperclip iPod / iPhone Dock
Well, if $50 is way too much for you to pay for a iPhone stand, then this paperclip version might be the best option for you. In order to learn how to make this paperclip stand using paper, pencil, leatherman, pliers or anything that will help you make small bends in a paper clip, check out instructables.com.
3. Earrings from Paperclips and String
Make this triangular shape using a standard paperclip that is unbend at all the angles. The minute the triangular shape is created, you must glue the ends together via a fast drying epoxy or hot glue.
2. Racerback bra
You need an X shape bra for your new dress and there is no time to go for shopping. Here is how you can transform your regular bra into a racerback bra with a paperclip. You can get the instructions on Buzzfeed.
1. Fix a broken zipper
In case your zipper breaks in an unexpected situation, you can just keep calm and temporarily fix it by putting a paper clip in its place after all.