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10 Clever Uses for Sugru

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Sugru is a wonder silicone that allows users to "hack things better". With a little creativity, you can use it to fix or personalize your belongings to make them stronger, safer, better. It's super handy and the good news is—we have two packs to give away (NOW CLOSED). If you haven't participated in this week's Giveaway yet, instructions for entering can be found here. Below, 10 inventive uses from the Sugru gallery to get you inspired.

1. Hard Drive Stabilizer

Yorick came up with this clever hack for protecting his flimsy external hard drive: Sugru bumpers.

10 Clever Uses for Sugru

2. You Killed Kenny Doorstop

More of a design piece than a hack, Britt from Germany sculpted her own You Killed Kenny Doorstop with Sugru, her medium of choice.

10 Clever Uses for Sugru

3. Flashdrive

Hallvar from Norway used Sugru to rescue a 4GB Corsair Voyager Mini flash drive that had seen better days.

10 Clever Uses for Sugru

4. Clinique

What do you do when a bottle is so chipped it won't stand upright? Madeleine from London patched it with Sugru.

10 Clever Uses for Sugru

5. iPod Bumpers

Similar in concept to the hard drive protector shown above, Brian from Dublin protects his iPod with mini Sugru bumpers.

10 Clever Uses for Sugru

6. Bike Rack

Johann from Vancouver padded his bike bottle holder so it won't rattle around as he rides.

10 Clever Uses for Sugru

7. Glasses Pads

Need a quick fix for slipping specs? David from Florida used Sugru as a great nose pad substitute.

10 Clever Uses for Sugru

 8. Comfier Tap

Sick of gripping something rough and rusty? Make a smoother grip by covering it with Sugru.

10 Clever Uses for Sugru

9. Models

David from London uses Sugru as a quick modeling clay—below, a termite mound for his project exploring acoustic botany.

10 Clever Uses for Sugru

10. Freezer Door Repair

Keith from Massachusetts had a freezer door that wouldn't shut right, due to a broken post that made the door lock shut. Replaced with Sugru—problem solved.

10 Clever Uses for Sugru

Header photo by 0olong

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