Shampoo Caddy

by BrianEnigma, published

Shampoo Caddy by BrianEnigma Apr 30, 2012


This is a shower caddy for holding your near-empty shampoo bottles upside-down!

Many modern shampoo bottles have a flat top that allows you to set it down top-side-down. Unfortunately, the brand of all-natural crunchy-granola urban-hippy shampoo that I use does not have such a top. I either cannot get to the last little bit of shampoo or I have to do something creative with the bottle: balance it, wedge it against something, or do a quick centrifuge-style flick of the bottle. None of these work all that well in the dim, pre-coffee hours of the morning.

I then decided to take matters into my own hands and design a shampoo caddy to hold my shampoo and conditioner upside-down. The main features are cylindrical holes to hold each bottle and a wide, flat base to help keep everything upright. At the bottom of each bottle-gripping cylinder is a draining hole that links up with a draining trough running to the front of the caddy.

The whole thing works pretty well and can be reconfigured to your brand (and more specifically, geometry) of shampoo.

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Simply print and use! You might want to bump up the number of additional shells to make sure the diagonal is nice and water-tight.

My original OpenSCAD source file is attached. It is fully parameterized. See the attached drawing to determine which variable is which dimension. Remember: you'll want an extra few millimeters of tolerance between your shampoo bottle size and the hole size.