Another K-Cup drawer

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Project by duckmanwv posted 522 days ago 2200 views 5 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I posted one of these I made for my office and got a request to make another. It is made from oak and has 3 coats of polyshades on it. The tray is plywood. Used a forstner bit for the holes. It took me longer than expected because I got my finger a too close to the bandsaw blade, which resulted in 6 stitches. Oh well, there will alway be part of me in this project.

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#1 posted 522 days ago

ouch…i guess you can have a brew and think this one over…be careful next time, cool idea you have there..who knows, you might get more orders …

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#2 posted 522 days ago

I think drinking may have been what caused the damage… oh you mean coffee. That’s one of the few projects I have seen made with polyshades that actually looks good!

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#3 posted 522 days ago

Well done – except for the part where your finger went into the bandsaw blade. Thankfully it wasn’t worse

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#4 posted 521 days ago

Great project, Duckman. Sorry about your finger.

Can you tell me the size of the hole for the KCups? The dimensions?


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#5 posted 521 days ago

K-Cup dimensions are 2” tall with a 2” diameter top.. So 1 3/4” diameter forstner bit should work so long as you have a little clearance with the drawer.

This is an excellent project. I’m going to build one next week now. Great work!

-- Just remember... Keep your stick on the ice! - Red Green

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#6 posted 521 days ago

Like MrBagel said the holes are 1 3/4. On this one I wasn’t thinking about the top so had to glue up some oak to make it fit. The next one will be 4 holes wide and 5 deep. I will also but the holes about 3/4 apart.

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