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How to make a scoop from a milk jug

Make a Scoop From a Milk Jug

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Rinse out the jugs, let dry.  I used gallon jugs but you can use any size, which will make different sizes of scoops.

Rinse out the jugs, let dry. I used gallon jugs but you can use any size, which will make different sizes of scoops.

Draw a line with sharpie to mark your cut, then cut out.

Draw a line with sharpie to mark your cut, then cut out.

Trim your cut as needed to smooth it out.

Trim your cut as needed to smooth it out.

For a bigger scoop, cut off bottom of milk jug.

For a bigger scoop, cut off bottom of milk jug.

Make a mark below the handle.

Make a mark below the handle.

Draw an arc to opposite corners of the mark, then cut out.

Draw an arc to opposite corners of the mark, then cut out.

Trim your cut as needed to smooth it out.

Trim your cut as needed to smooth it out.

You can cut the jugs to fit the job...The scoop on the left I will use with bird seed to fill the bird feeders. The scoop on the right I will use to scoop up leaves and debris when I sweep outside.

You can cut the jugs to fit the job...The scoop on the left I will use with bird seed to fill the bird feeders. The scoop on the right I will use to scoop up leaves and debris when I sweep outside.

  • Clean, empty milk jugs
  • Sharpie
  • Scissors or x-acto knife