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How to make a coffee mug rack

Mugs come in a wide range of pretty patterns and colors. From funny images to inspirational quotes, you can find just about anything printed on one. With all these options, it is easy to collect an overwhelming amount of mugs.
Rather than jamming them into kitchen cupboards or giving them away, mugs can be put on a rack to add a pop of interest to a kitchen. Check out the instructions and video to see how you can make this coffee mug rack for yourself. By adding sweet lettering and little hearts to this rack, you can also show off your love for a certain hot drink.
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Materials
- Wood board
- Wood stain
- Paint can opener
- 2 paintbrushes
- Paint palette
- White acrylic paint
- Cardboard
- Red acrylic paint
- Measuring tape
- Pencil
- 3 tablespoon measuring spoons
- Clamp
- Rubber mallet
- Drill
- Drill bit
- Screws
- Driver bit
Instructions
1. Paint one side of the wooden board with the stain. Allow the stain to dry.
2. Pour the white acrylic paint into the paint palette. Paint the edges of the board with the white paint.
3. Paint the word coffee onto the board but omit the letter o. Add dots to the ends of every letter.
4. Paint a red heart between the letter "c" and the letter "f." Paint two additional smaller hearts at the end of the word coffee.
5. Place the tape measure across the board about an inch from the bottom edge. Make three pencil marks above the tape measure: one at the halfway point, another between the left edge of the board and the halfway point, and lastly a mark between the halfway point and the right edge of the board.
6. Clamp one of the measuring spoons to the edge of a workbench and hammer it using the rubber mallet until the end becomes curved.
7. Repeat step 6 on the remaining two measuring spoons.
8. Clamp the wooden board to a workbench. Drill holes into the pencil marks.
9. Place screws through the holes in the measuring spoon handles and screw them into the holes.
10. Hang the coffee mug rack on the wall.
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