It’s a well-known fact that the average person has 27 plastic bags under their kitchen sink, and a minimum of three old toilet paper tubes in their bathroom. Also, did you know that 63 percent of statistics are made up?

Anyway, if you’re looking for a nifty use for old toilet roll tubes, and don’t have a small child to palm them off on in the name of encouraging their crafting creativity, Japanese Twitter user @ChigasakiR134 has a summer life hack for you! All you’ll need is one toilet paper tube and two paper cups.

“My summer project”, he tweets. “With just one toilet paper tube and paper cups, I made this iPhone speaker system. It sounds amazing! lol.”

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While we’re not convinced that this set-up would necessarily sound “amazing”, it does have a pleasing speaker-like look! And we reckon it’d make a good speaker substitute in a pinch, like when camping or at the beach (what d’you mean, you don’t take empty toilet roll tubes to the beach…!)

Just one question, though – what kind of toilet paper is he buying that comes with a white inner tube?

Sources: Oreteki Gēmu Sokuhou, Twitter
Images: Twitter, handimania