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Project by MrBagel posted 08-22-2013 04:12 AM 1307 views 6 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Solid maple.

I had an original design to make a carousel that could contain a full 80 K-cups but it didn’t work out. It didn’t work out after i had already prepped the holy pieces. Haha.

SO this is my finished product using the material I already had cut out. I hope you like it please comment with suggestions on how i could improve the design.

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





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 08-22-2013 08:12 AM

Well done, I love my machine….. Good idea….

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Paula Perry

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#2 posted 08-22-2013 11:33 AM

awesome, i so need to make one of these for my kurig. great idea!!!

-- Florida50

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hotbyte

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#3 posted 08-22-2013 12:17 PM

I like it! Daughter recently got Keurig (sp?) and she loves Purpleheart wood. I have a left over piece that would work great for a holder/display like that.

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Shanem

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#4 posted 08-22-2013 02:23 PM

I’ve been meaning to make one of these also. What size hole? keep forgetting to take a kcup home.

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MrBagel

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#5 posted 08-22-2013 02:29 PM

Thanks for the comments!

The hole size i picked was 1 5/8” that way the k-cups would friction fit into the hole.

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

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Karson

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#6 posted 08-23-2013 03:38 AM

I was going to make a double drawer stand for the coffee maker. A 12 X 16 should give you at least 40 cups each taking up about 4 Sq in per cup.

You don’t need a bottom just a top with holes and a slot to slide it in. A double would give you 80 K cups.

Someone gave me the Kurig cup holder and it has maybe 30 cups but I’ve got more varieties than it will hold. i use unleaded on one side and leaded on the other.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Fishinbo

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#7 posted 08-26-2013 04:32 PM

Like it, simple design but very practical. Great way to organize those cups. Great job!

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MrBagel

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#8 posted 08-27-2013 03:13 AM

Thanks! I thought of making a carousel that could hold almost all of one box of the k-cups.. it didn’t work out due to some design oversight, I have 2 more of these now.. now sure what to do with them.

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

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dustyal

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#9 posted 09-05-2013 02:18 PM

I just made this design. Three cups wide five rows high. Except my base was not deep enough and when I filled with cups I feel backwards at slightest provocation. Bad engineering on my part.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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MrBagel

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#10 posted 09-05-2013 03:38 PM

Haha yeah, I was worried about picking the correct angle to ensure that it was stable. I went with 12 holes because the orignal design was supposed to be a carosel design that could then hold 48 cups. This one holds a box of 12 though so it’s ok. I would have preferred to go with a larger capacity. My wife said she likes the design but wanted something that could hold more.. Anyone want to buy this? Because of the design change, I have three finished and ready to go somewhere. Let me know.

Thanks again for the comments!

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

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