Wood Crate Keurig K Cup Holder Drawer

Submitted by Ana White on Sun, 10/21/2018 - 14:17
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A beautiful wood crate that holds your beloved Keurig and stores all the coffees!  Free DIY plans by ANA-WHITE.com

This beautiful Keurig storage drawer is an easy DIY project that you can make with basic woodworking tools.

Inspired by a rustic crate, this simple DIY project can be made from scrap wood - or if this is your first project, for about $20 in materials.

It's designed without drawer slides or bulky wood extras - the coffee pod drawers simply slide on the space between the crate slats.

It's a gorgeous piece, that would bring a rustic real wood element to the home.  BONUS: The Mug tree is also DIY inspired by Shanty2Chic's Mug Tree.  

Here's how I built it:

I cut 1x2 boards (about $1.50 for 8 feet) as noted in cut list below.  I then stapled to the "legs" with my battery operated stapler.

I then stapled the back boards to the two sides.  Notice I am prestaining the boards - this is because it's hard to reach in between the slats to stain after the fact.

Then I just added the plywood top, stapling to the legs.  That's it for the crate part!

The drawer part is simply 1/4" thick plywood with a 1x2 stapled to the front underside that acts as the drawer face.  I just drilled out holes with a hole saw bit for the K-Pods.

Then I added the handles at the front.  

We built this Keurig storage drawer for our Guest Room.  You can see more of it in this video

And you can build it yourself with the free plans following.

Ana

 

 

 

Dimensions
Dimensions shown above - Holds 40 K Pods

Preparation

Shopping List

10 feet of 8' long 1x2s

1/2" plywood scrap at least 15" x 14-1/4" or you can buy a new quarter sheet

Two 1/4" plywood scraps at least 12-1/2" x 15" or you can buy a new half sheet

Common Materials
Cut List

4 - 1x2 @ 5" - legs

4 - 1x2 @ 13-1/2" - sides

2 - 1x2 @ 12-3/4" - back

2 - 1x2 @ 12-1/2" - front

2 - 1/4" thick plywood @ 12-1/2" x 15" - drawer top

1 - 1/2" thick plywood @ 15" x 14-1/4" - top

Tools
Tape Measure
Speed Square
Pencil
Safety Glasses
Hearing Protection
Drill
Miter Saw
Brad Nailer
Power Sander
Hole Saw Kit

Instructions

Step 1

Build two of the 1x2 frames.

Step 2

Attach legs to one side.

Step 3

Repeat on remaining side.

Step 4

Attach second row of crate sides.

Step 5

Step 6

Add top.

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