DIY Homemade Dildos | How To Make One?

DIY dildos are homemade sex toys used by both men and women. There are so many ways to make a homemade dildo and just about anything that is phallic-shaped will work just fine.

A homemade dildo can be used for various sexual purposes. These include stimulation, penetration (anal, vaginal, or both), and oral sex. The good thing about this homemade sex toy is that it’s super easy to make and it can be customized into different sizes and shapes.

You can actually make a DIY dildo from various home items such as plastic, rubber, wood, and even fruits. That being said, while most household items can be used as a dildo, not all of them are safe.

So, to ensure that there’s nobody harm involved in your masturbation, we’ve made this article on do-it-yourself dildos. Without further ado, let’s dive right in!

Why You Need A DIY Sex Toy?

Making your own dildo allows you to choose the size and length you prefer. While store-bought dildos also let you select your preferences, they may come with features you do not necessarily need or want.

For example, if you want a dildo of a particular size & shape, and find it in the market, you may have to pay extra for the “extra” features. These features may include vibrations, design, purpose, or even the materials used to make the dildo. 


When compared to manufactured dildos, DIY dildos are definitely cheaper and you’ll have fun when making one in the convenience of your home. You can use household items such as a makeup brush, candle, cucumber, among others, to come up with the perfect dildo matching your kinky needs. It’s all about creativity and what puts you in the mood!

Explore Sexuality

There is no way around the fact that a homemade dildo is the perfect sex toy to explore your sexuality. It will give you the chance to explore your turn-ons, sex spots, and sex positions whenever the unpredictable urge of sex pops up. When that’s the case, a homemade dildo comes to your rescue by taking you from 0 to 100 in no time.

You Dictate The Sex Game

Unlike having sex with a guy, when using a DIY dildo, you control the thrusts and stimulations the way you want. You can pick the masturbation pace and rhythm that allows you to time the peak of your orgasmic pleasure.

Things to Consider When Making Homemade Sex Toys

FACT: DIY dildos give you a completely different sex experience.

The different sizes, shapes, and materials make it excitingly different in so many ways. For instance, they can provide a better and tighter fit in your vagina than a normal penis would.

You will also notice that with a DIY dildo, you will enjoy masturbation even more compared to using just fingers. 

A DIY dildo can be made and used at home without anyone noticing. Since these sex toys can be made from readily available household items (discussed below), you can have as many homemade dildos as you want to meet the wide spectrum of your sexual needs.

Having said that, it is essential to take precautions to ensure your and your partner’s safety when building your own dildo. In short, you should always use a condom, make sure the DIY dildo is not breakable, and can’t get lost inside you.


Only use body-safe materials that are non-porous and won’t leave any residue behind. You don’t want to use anything that’s made from porous materials as this is a perfect breeding ground for bacteria.

Pick something that can be easily cleaned and sterilized to avoid infection. Remember, the only body-friendly materials are ABS plastic, medical-grade silicone, stainless steel, and borosilicate glass. High-quality sex toys are almost always made from body-safe materials.

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Whatever you choose to use as your DIY dildo, it should be smooth to avoid injuries, like a hairbrush handle or a cucumber. Rigid and heavily textured surfaces can cause tears in the vagina and anus that can potentially lead to serious infections. Avoiding injuries with your homemade sex toys is paramount!

You also want to avoid penetrating too deep, so that the DIY dildo remains retrievable whenever you like. Using an item that has a flared or wide base makes sure that it won’t get lost inside you.


It should go without saying, but we’ll say it anyway – It’s important to clean it before use! Don’t just go around the house scouring for stuff, and use the first thing you find.

Make sure your DIY dildo is cleaned with mild soap and water before each use. You can also use steam for cleaning if the material allows it, or use a condom for additional safety.


A DIY dildo should be strong enough not to break or shatter while you have sex with it. Make sure whatever you are using will not break or smash inside you. This will not only ruin your sexual pleasure, but is also a health hazard, and there’s nothing sexy about going to the ER in the middle of your playtime.  

How to Make A Dildo From Home?

DIY dildos can be made from rubber, metal, fruits, and vegetables to name a few household items. To help you find the right one according to your experience and preference, we’ve categorized them by size:

Beginners and Amateur Size


Depending on the user, bananas can be classified as large or small in size. When using a banana as your DIY dildo, don’t peel it as it loses its rigidity and may become mush inside you! We recommend using a strong rigid fresh banana together with a condom – there is your dildo to take you to your climax!

Makeup Brush

What makes a makeup brush one of the best DIY dildos is its ability to surprise you with both sexual sensation and stimulation, as well as penetration.

The brush itself should be dipped in hot water before use, and then used for teasing. Once things get hot and steamy, you can turn to the handle of your makeup brush for penetration fun.


A typical wax candle can be used as a DIY dildo. The size of the candle you use is what defines if it’s a sex toy for beginners or experts. Just as with any other homemade dildo, use a condom!

It’s particularly important when using a candle as the wax is sensitive to temperature and can melt inside you. Wax can also leave a residue that may be harmful to your health.

Mascara Bottle

A mascara bottle is usually slim which makes it convenient for beginners to use. Most of the mascara bottles are curved at the end, which makes it easy for slip-and-slide penetration. Because of its small size, it is also suitable for anal penetration for beginners. However, mascara bottles don’t have a flared base, so make sure it doesn’t get lost inside you when having fun.

Hair Brush Handle

A hairbrush handle is a commonly used DIY dildo for an obvious reason. They are simple to use and can be found just about anywhere. Who doesn’t own a hairbrush, right? Not to mention that it’s very discrete and can be carried around everywhere!  


A typical carrot is smaller than the average penis. The shape is ideal for beginners because it gradually gets thicker. Don’t forget to use a condom and lube on top. Enjoy putting carrots to other uses!

Electric Toothbrush

An electric toothbrush can keep your teeth clean as well as make you climax with pleasure. It’s used as a home-grown vibrator or dildo that can deliver sensational orgasms in no time.

It goes without saying, only use the non-bristled part of the toothbrush handle for stimulation. To stay safe, cover your electric toothbrush with a condom during penetration.

Btw, electric toothbrushes may also be used as DIY vibrators or homemade anal plugs.

Big Size For More Advanced Users


Cucumber is one of the most commonly used DIY dildos. It’s preferred due to its resemblance to a penis and it’s available in different shapes and sizes to meet anyone’s preferences.

Cucumbers may offer both smooth and bumpy textures, making them ideal for many sex enthusiasts. Before you decide to take cucumber on a test drive, make sure to wrap it with a condom and use a water-based lube to spice things up in your self-play.


Some of the most commonly used bottles for DIY dildos include shampoo, hair conditioner, beer, and wine bottles. Before using a bottle for penetration, clean it with mild soap and water.

Don’t forget to use a condom to prevent infections and potential accidents. It’s important to be extra cautious with glass bottles as they may break during use and lead to internal damage.

Clean Towel and Condom

Using a clean cloth or a towel is one of the easiest and safest ways to make a DIY dildo. You’ll need a towel or cloth, rubber bands, and a condom. Roll the towel or piece of cloth tightly to your preferred thickness. Next, wind the rubber bands around it to hold it firmly. Make sure to put a condom on it and use a lot of lube.


Using clay to make a DIY sex toy is probably one of the most interesting ways to make a dildo on your own. It allows you to mold the size and shape to your liking. Here you simply create your own “dick”, adjusting its length, thickness, and texture as you wish. As always, make sure you use a condom for safety.

Maize Corn on The Cob

This is one of the most intense DIY dildos you can make at home, provided you cover the corn on the cob with a condom. The corns on the cob will surely lead to a unique sexual sensation.

Other Homemade Dildo Ideas

  • Baseball bat (if it fits)
  • Handle of a hammer
  • Handle of a tennis racket
  • Eggplant
  • Handle of a screwdriver
  • Handle of a kitchen whisk
  • and just about anything around the house that’s sturdy and sleek
  • Showerhead

Best Sex Positions When Using a DIY Dildo

In general, you can use various sex positions depending on your preference and physical capability. Here are some of the most popular:

Sitting Position: This is where you sit with your legs raised to a table or chair, or with your knees folded to your chest. It’s a deep-penetration position that allows you to have all your sexual stimulations such as clitoral and prostate as well as vaginal and anal penetration.

Facing Down: Lay with your face down, raise your hips, and enjoy penetrating yourself from below. Alternatively, you can just lay down on your belly and penetrate yourself from behind.

Lying Down: Most people prefer masturbating while lying on their backs. This is a good position for beginners and gives clear access for penetration and also stimulation. You can advance this position by placing a pillow below your hips or folding your knees to your chest. 

Sideway: Lying on your side with your legs pressed together can also be a great position to penetrate yourself.

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Advantages of DIY Dildos

Oral sex is one of the best sex experiences you can have or give to your partner, but it can also go horribly wrong if not done right. If you want to learn how to give the perfect blowjob, then a DIY dildo can be your best tutor. 

The best thing about this is that your sexual partner will have no idea that you are secretly learning to improve your blowjob skills. Once you’ve perfected the art of giving a blowjob, you may now surprise your sexual partner with the best blowjob of their life. 

Another great advantage of a homemade sex toy is that you can carry it around without anyone noticing. Many homemade dildos do not necessarily look like penises or sex toys in general.

For instance, your makeup brush could be an actual makeup brush during the day and a dildo at night. At the same time, you’ll move around with the makeup brush in your purse without anyone ever finding out the dirty little secret between the two of you. Nobody will ever suspect that the makeup brush in your bag has an additional pleasurable purpose.

Even though there is nothing wrong with expressing your sexuality, most people prefer keeping their sex lives and fantasies private. Similarly, walking into a physical store to purchase a dildo can be embarrassing for some of us. If you are shy about buying sex toys, then DIY ideas may be something for your liking.

The other option is to buy dildos online, but this also comes with its own challenges. It’s hard to tell the size, shape, and feel of a sex toy when you’re looking at pictures alone. Additionally, there’s no way of knowing what you’ll get in the mail, and whether you actually like it or not. That’s why a homemade dildo is the perfect choice – cheap, discreet, and tailored to your needs! Good luck staying sane after countless mind-blowing orgasms!


  • Robert Thomas

    Robert Thomas is a sexologist, researcher, and writer who loves to explore and investigate everything that is related to bedroom action. He strives to improve couples' sex life by challenging the advice given in research papers, books, magazines, and on the internet in general. Robert loves to write about sex, BDSM, as well as tips & tricks on how couples can introduce new sex toys to their relationship. He has been proudly featured in Healthline, Bustle, Cosmopolitan, Self, AskMen, MelMagazine, Kinkly, Jack&Jill Adult, and in many other publications. Learn more. LinkedIn

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