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Project by Grumpy posted 04-30-2015 02:11 AM 1377 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This coffee pod holder is for pods that fit into the Aldi expresso machine. It holds 12 pods. I could have made a four sided one to hold 24 pods but glad I didn’t in the end.
The base, runners and side edges are made from kwila (merbau) and the core is made from camphor laurel.
Finished with wipe on poly.
I turned the end of the core to fit into a recess dug in the base with a large forstner bit.
I used 2 part epoxy glue for strength.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python





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WOODLAND

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#1 posted 04-30-2015 02:17 AM

Nice job Grumpy you should consider marketing this idea. Bet it would be a big seller.

-- JENNY

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#2 posted 04-30-2015 02:33 AM

Pretty slick there, Tony!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Karson

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#3 posted 04-30-2015 02:34 AM

A great looking pod holder.

I hope that you sptead out the drinking of all of that coffee.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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#4 posted 04-30-2015 02:40 AM

Not for me Karson. It’s a present.
Thanks Jim and Jenny

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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doubleDD

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#5 posted 04-30-2015 03:59 AM

I like it. A cool looking organizer for pods.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#6 posted 04-30-2015 05:36 AM

Thanks Dave.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#7 posted 04-30-2015 08:09 AM

That is cool!Wonderful idea.

-- Personality and character of a man is like wood,must polish it to shine...

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mafe

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#8 posted 04-30-2015 05:53 PM

That’s a wonderful idea.
Nice way to bring some warmth into the pod world.
Nice work.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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Nicoli

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#9 posted 05-01-2015 01:14 AM

It ’s great idea. Thanks for share

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#10 posted 05-01-2015 12:47 PM

Very slick

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#11 posted 05-01-2015 12:52 PM

Very creative and nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#12 posted 05-02-2015 01:09 AM

Not so creative. I saw a similar one in a shop and modified the design a little.
Thanks for all your comments Jocks.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#13 posted 05-02-2015 09:10 AM

Never a shame to copy as long as we do better than the original. ;-)

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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