If you love wine as much as we do, then you should be able to save enough corks to make a wine cork trivet in no time! If you’re not a wine drinker, no worries, you can pick up a bag of corks at your local craft store.
This craft is an easy and inexpensive way to show off your creative talents while protecting your tabletop at the same time.
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How to make a wine cork trivet
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- razor saw
- metal file or sandpaper
- craft paint
- hot glue gun
- Cut corks in half using a razor saw. Sand down cut ends with a metal file or sandpaper.
- Paint tops of corks the colors of your choice. Allow them to dry.
- To make a hexagon shape, start in the center by gluing a row of 9 corks side by side. Work your way down, decreasing the number of corks in each row by one until there are 4 corks in the final row (see photo). Repeat for the rows on the remaining half of the trivet. Your trivet’s ready for immediate use.