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She Started Sticking Popsicles On A Duct Tape... What Followed Next Gave Her Lifetime Security

Peepholes were introduced to the world in the name of security, but how word turns around! There have been instances where the security was compromised and used as a weapon instead for breach of security. For an instance, an ESPN reporter was filmed when she was in a hotel room, through the peephole. Now, you must not ignore something that has a possibility of rupturing your privacy.

And, so here we present a cool DIY for a peephole cover. Thank us later!

She Started Sticking Popsicles On A Duct Tape... What Followed Next Gave Her Lifetime Security

She Started Sticking Popsicles On A Duct Tape... What Followed Next Gave Her Lifetime Security

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So, taking you straight to it.

So, taking you straight to it.

These are your requirements for this amazing hack.

9 popsicle sticks, glue, metal hanger, duct tape, scissors, door stop, moldable glue, wood stain, 2 LEGO gray half pin with stud, 2 LEGO black tile- 1x4, 2 LEGO black wheel centers- spoked small.

Place 5 of the sticks vertically close.

Place 5 of the sticks vertically close.

Then stick them using some duct tape. Use two more to cover the top and bottom, and mark them as you'll have to cut them to match the sizes.

Cut them from the marked line with scissors.

Cut them from the marked line with scissors.

And, now using some glue you can stick them to the duct taped sticks.

Now, you need to make an X.

Now, you need to make an X.

Measure them out, and cut out the 2 popsicle sticks for an X pattern between the top and bottom sticks.

A rubber doorstop has been used as a door handle here.

A rubber doorstop has been used as a door handle here.

You are absolutely free to use whatever you like. Use your creativity here.

Before you paste the X sticks, stain everything!

Before you paste the X sticks, stain everything!

Stain your door handle as you like.

Stain your door handle as you like.

After the color dries up, glue the X in place.

After the color dries up, glue the X in place.

It will remind you of the LEGO days!

It will remind you of the LEGO days!

Take a half pin and insert it into a wheel. Now, attach the wheel to a 1x4 tile piece. Make two likewise.

Now you need Sugru- the moldable glue that turns into rubber.

Now you need Sugru- the moldable glue that turns into rubber.

While using this fantastic utility, attach the wheel to the popsicle door.

Stick the door knob to the door using Sugru.

Stick the door knob to the door using Sugru.

Make sure you use toothpick to get rid of the excess glue.

Cut out a long piece of your metal hanger.

Cut out a long piece of your metal hanger.

Stick it using Sugru again, to your door.

Stick duct tape over the hanger for 24 hours.

Stick duct tape over the hanger for 24 hours.

As the Sugru will need some time to cure.

Hang the door on the rod then.

Hang the door on the rod then.

And test it out. Decoration+ Privacy= Peace of mind.

You're welcome! 

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