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How to make re-useable silica gel container

If you like photography maybe you need to use a re-useable container to keep your silica gel. This guide might help to make one.

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Light up the candles.

Hold the nail with pliers and heat it with candles.

After the nail is hot enough, push it through the film canister until it make a small hole.

After the nail is hot enough, push it through the film canister until it make a small hole.

Repeat step 2 and 3 until there's enough holes in canister.

Repeat step 2 and 3 until there's enough holes in canister.

Put the silica gel inside the container.

Put the silica gel inside the container.

Silica gel ready to use. Put the container inside your dry box.

  • 35 mm empty film canister
  • 1.0 Small nail (diameter 1 mm)
  • 1.0 Pliers
  • 1.0 Candle
  • Matches