Kuerig K-Cup Organizer

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Project by emetric posted 969 days ago 3876 views 20 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So I bought my wife a Kuerig single serve coffee maker for Christmas, but I didn’t realize how much space the k-cups took up. So, I set out to buy a storage solution only to find that accessories for Kuerig machines are overpriced! So after looking at the many solutions available out there, I came up with this based primarily on two requirements: 1. a small footprint 2. designed using materials already on hand ($0 cost for you math people). I would count this as a success and the wife loves it! This case is constructed of 1/2” birch ply with dadoes cut into them for the trays made of 1/4” birch ply to slide into. The one thing that I would change would be to make it a little wider so that I can put two cups side by side (so each shelf would hold 12 instead of six). If you own one of these then you understand the need for it.

-- "One often meets his destiny on the road he takes to avoid it." Master Oogway

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#1 posted 969 days ago

excellent solution! my sister in law got a kuerig for Christmas, and this would be a great birthday gift for her. if you don’t mind sharing, what are your dimensions on this guy?

-- Gridlockd

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#2 posted 969 days ago

Genius design, love it.

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#3 posted 968 days ago

Great idea and cool design.

-- Custom furniture

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Ken Fitzpatrick

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#4 posted 968 days ago

wonderful idea. great execution. Thanks for sharing

-- • "I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm."....... Calvin Coolidge

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#5 posted 968 days ago

Great solution! I need another coffee …

-- Glen - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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#6 posted 968 days ago

Nice job.

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#7 posted 968 days ago

I like that a lot. Great job

-- Tim - I usally measure twice after I cut......then I know for sure that I cut it short.....

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#8 posted 968 days ago

Dang it.

Now I’m either going to have to get my brother to make one of these, or I’M going to have to make one, or HE AND I are going to have to make one, together, for his wife !

Very nice !!

-- -- Neil

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#9 posted 968 days ago

I got my wife one too, but my being in Afghanistan she had to buy a holder.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#10 posted 967 days ago

Just got the coffee maker for xmas and I love your fix for space. I’m already looking at the mods for the maker, so the coffee tastes better. It’s a fine machine for someone who seldom drinks coffee. As a retired trucker I like my coffee large and in charge.

-- Thank You Veterans!

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Matt Przybylski

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#11 posted 967 days ago

That’s a great idea. I have one as well but the wife already bought the spinning carousel for the cups. However, I spotted the vitamix next to it. We have that as well and absolutely LOVE it. Best $450 I ever spent!

-- Matt, Illinois,

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#12 posted 964 days ago

I like it. definately gonna steel your idea,,,,

-- eat crap

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#13 posted 748 days ago

What is the hole diameter? My wife bought one for a gift and wants me to make a holder but I don’t have any cups.

-- Matt CueBall Rosendaul. I don't think I've ever had a cup of coffee that didn't have cat hair or sawdust in it.

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