Upcycled Oil Funnel

Recycle a 2-liter bottle by cutting it into a homemade oil funnel for your car.

| June/July 2015

  • Upcycled Oil Funnel
    Don’t throw away that plastic bottle yet; you can recycle it into a homemade funnel!
    Photo by Barbara Coleman

  • Upcycled Oil Funnel

Reuse empty 2-liter plastic soda bottles by cutting off the top third of the bottle and keeping it in your trunk to use as a funnel when adding oil to your car’s engine.

Use a sharp knife to cut a slit into the plastic about a third of the way down from the bottle opening, where the shape of the bottle becomes vertical instead of slanted. Then, insert scissors into the slit and cut around the bottle. Invert the top of the bottle, and you’ll now have an oil funnel that fits perfectly into most cars. These homemade funnels will also work well in your kitchen.

Barbara Coleman
Henderson, Nebraska

www.EasyWoodwork.org
5/26/2018 10:33:46 PM

I used the plans at WWW.EASYWOODWORK.ORG to make my own – I highly recommend you visit that website and check their plans out too. They are detailed and super easy to read and understand unlike several others I found online. The amount of plans there is mind-boggling… there’s like 16,000 plans or something like that for tons of different projects. Definitely enough to keep me busy with projects for many more years to come haha. Go to WWW.EASYWOODWORK.ORG if you want some additional plans :)







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