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DIY Bottle Brush Trees

  • December 16, 2021

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Stop overspending on Bottle Brush Trees. Make your own with a couple RYOBI Tools and $1.25 toilet brush!

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  1. Project Steps

    1. Step: 1

      Purchase a wire toilet brush and use wire cutters to cut the brush. The handle is no longer needed.

    2. Step: 2

      Straighten the wire brush. Cut the brush into shorter lengths - a tall and a short piece.

    3. Step: 3

      Next, cut the base with a saw to get square pieces in the measurement of 2 1/2″ x 2 1/2″. For the base, find the center of the board by drawing with a speed square from one corner to another. Then, drill a hole in the base 3/4 of the way through. Add tape to the end of the drill bit so you can easily know how far down to drill.

    4. Step: 4

      Sand down the base. Make sure your brush wires are straight.

    5. Step: 5

      Next, use scissors to trim into the shape of a tree. I started at the top by cutting the top brush pretty much to the wire. I cut the brush on an angle from the middle to the top. Hot glue to the base.

    6. Step: 6

      Spray paint the color of your choice. Let them dry and add a second coat of spray paint.

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DIY Bottle Brush Trees

by ryobination
Dec 16, 2021

Stop overspending on Bottle Brush Trees. Make your own with a couple RYOBI Tools and $1.25 toilet brush!

Project Steps

  1. Step: 1

    Purchase a wire toilet brush and use wire cutters to cut the brush. The handle is no longer needed.

  2. Step: 2

    Straighten the wire brush. Cut the brush into shorter lengths - a tall and a short piece.

  3. Step: 3

    Next, cut the base with a saw to get square pieces in the measurement of 2 1/2″ x 2 1/2″. For the base, find the center of the board by drawing with a speed square from one corner to another. Then, drill a hole in the base 3/4 of the way through. Add tape to the end of the drill bit so you can easily know how far down to drill.

  4. Step: 4

    Sand down the base. Make sure your brush wires are straight.

  5. Step: 5

    Next, use scissors to trim into the shape of a tree. I started at the top by cutting the top brush pretty much to the wire. I cut the brush on an angle from the middle to the top. Hot glue to the base.

  6. Step: 6

    Spray paint the color of your choice. Let them dry and add a second coat of spray paint.