Revivory Brush (2000/2010)

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Used toothbrushes, dental floss, superglue

Toothbrushes tend to last for only a few months, quickly fraying and becoming damaging for your gums. Discarded toothbrushes can be cleaned, cut down, sterilised and combined to create a brush suitable for other scrubbing tasks (cleaning bathtubs, basins, or even fingernails). Due to the variation found in toothbrush design this is a hardy, yet colourful and textured brush that makes practical use of a discarded product. Created using readily accessible tools and materials, this brush is easy to make.

Exhibitions

Surplus and Creativity
DOC Conservation House, Wellington, 15-26 November 2010
Exhibition webpage
Award Winner: Softer on materials

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