Wooden K-Cup Holder

By Bower Power

SKILL
easy

Waking up is hard enough, finding your favorite brand of coffee in the morning shouldn't be! This simple and beautiful wooden k-cup holder is the perfect solution for those who like to have a variety of coffees, teas and ciders but don't want to dig through a bowl or drawer to find their particular cup of joe. It can be customized to match any color, coordinate with any decor and built to hold as many k-cups as you need.

Tools

  • Brad Nailer
  • Palm Router
  • Table Saw
  • Corner Cat Sander
  • Drill

Materials

  • 1/2-INCH PLYWOOD
  • Brad Nails
  • Wood Glue

Steps

Step 1

Cut your 1/2" plywood into two pieces. These should be 12"x14" and 12"x3". The smaller piece should have one long side cut at a 12 degree angle. NOTE - the larger board will have a margin that is larger on one end than the other.

Tools

Table Saw

Materials

1/2-Inch Plywood
Cut Plywood

Step 2

Mark 12"x14" board with a grid, the intersecting lines should indicate the centers of your kcup holes. Use your drill and 2.5" hole saw bit to drill half way through each marked spot.

Tools

Drill, Hole Saw Bit

Materials

Plywood
Mark Plywood

Step 3

Flip your board over and drill through the rest of the hole. Optional - use a palm router to smooth out each hole edge and make it clean.

Tools

Palm Router

Materials

Plywood
Back of Board

step 4

Sand all sides of both boards and stain/paint to your desired finish.

Tools

Sander
Sand Board

step 5

Using a brad nailer, attach the smaller board to the larger board. Note that the larger margin on the larger board should be at the bottom.

Tools

Brad Nailer
Attach Boards

step 6

Load up your new storage solution with a variety of k-cups and enjoy your favorite cup of coffee while admiring your work.

KCup Organizing