Mason Jar Organizer

 
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LorieannPublished on 7/21/2016

This is my first project so please be kind.

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What you will need

1 - 3/8" X4" X 24" piece if wood

5 - 2 1/8" to 3" #40 stainless steel clamps

5 - 3/8" screws

1/8 cup instant coffee

1/4 cup water

Foam craft brush

Mod Podge Matte (water-based sealer, glue & finish)

Sand paper

5 half pint mason jars

How to do this project

1

Scuff wood as desired.

Scuff wood as desired.

2

Mix coffee and water.

Mix coffee and water.

3

Apply coffee water to desired face and sides of wood and let dry completely.

Apply coffee water to desired face and sides of wood and let dry completely.

4

Apply 2 think coats of Mod Podge.

Apply 2 think coats of Mod Podge.

5

Find the horizontal center of board. And each 4" axis mark each spot. I made a cheap template. Have to enjoy the grand kids stickers. ♡

Find the horizontal center of board. And each 4" axis mark each spot. I made a cheap template. Have to enjoy the grand kids stickers. ♡

6

With template down line band up on top of horizontal lines. Mark screw placement.

7

Remove template. Screw all 5 bands to wood by lining screw up with screw marker.

Remove template. Screw all 5 bands to wood by lining screw up with screw marker.

8

Set band to closed position.

Set band to closed position.

9

Tighten around jar.

Tighten around jar.

10

I am testing out ways to hang these. For now I am using these saw tooth hangers reinforced with thumbtacks.

I am testing out ways to hang these. For now I am using these saw tooth hangers reinforced with thumbtacks.

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Rafael Sanches avatar
Rafael Sanches7/21/2016 ☰
Uow! Thank you so much for sharing such wonderful and creative project!!! I would be sooo proud to brag the finish uses coffee!!!
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Lorieann7/21/2016 ☰
I did sand the edges after the coffee dried a day before applying the mod podge. I like the bit if detail edging.
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Rafael Sanches7/21/2016 ☰
So inspiring! Thank you again!!
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