Coffee mug holder

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Project by Mrowell posted 12-06-2018 03:04 AM 460 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My mother in law had been wanting a coffee cup holder to hold some mugs she got at a pottery show but has not been able to find anything she likes that is the right size for these mugs. For Christmas I decided to make her one from some bocote stock I had. I turned the four arms to be simple and effective. They each have a very small contour to them to help hold the cups in place. Finished with BLO.

Fun little project!

-- Matt R

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#1 posted 12-06-2018 04:40 AM

That will work just fine. She will love it.

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

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#2 posted 12-06-2018 05:21 AM

That should do the job of holding the mugs….She will certainly appreciate the gift…..I’ve made a bunch of mug holders for gifts, family and to sell….I use Shaker pegs, and 6 cups can be hung on it…..They do make nice gifts….!!

-- " At my age, happy hour is a crap and a nap".....!!

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#3 posted 12-06-2018 06:12 AM

Love the timber Matt and top marks for getting in the good books with your mother-in-law, wise move!

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#4 posted 12-06-2018 11:10 AM

That’s guys! It was a fun little project! I’m trying to make the whole family gifts this year so this is just one of many (see the toy excavator, pepper mills pens, and tissue boxes I’ve posted)

-- Matt R

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