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Party Ready Pallet Bottle Cap Catcher

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We made this Party Ready Pallet Bottle Cap Catcher after my husband bought us a cool bottle opener for our new deck. At first, we tried only attaching the bottle opener mechanism by itself to the post, but this made a huge mess. The caps flew everywhere! The husband said, "Hey, let's make a bottle cap catcher!".

Party Ready Pallet Bottle Cap Catcher:

With scrap pieces of pallet wood, it was easy. First, I used a longer piece for the backing. Next, I cut others to make the rectangular box and planned on butt-joining them. I fastened the pieces together using Gorilla Glue and some screws. These were installed through the long backer piece from the back side. I added a few galvanized nails to the piece for a decorative look. Pre-drill the holes so the galvanized nails don't split the wood.

Party Ready Pallet Bottle Cap Catcher - have you ever questioned a design decision?

Next, I drilled a few holes in the bottom piece so water would drain out easily. Then, I attached a set of small hinges to the door and the frame. I installed a simple hook and eye latch to keep the gate closed. I realized, in my haste to construct the catcher, that the bottom wouldn't open if I left it as-is! To correct this, I added a couple backing blocks to bump it out from the post This simple fix corrected my design flaw. Finally, I attached the bottle cap opener to cover over one of the screws for a cleaner look.

Our Party Ready Pallet Bottle Cap Catcher works great and is super handy! We may end up applying a UV-protective varnish to the piece long-term, but I haven't decided if I want to also stain it ... or maybe paint it instead.

Party Ready Pallet Bottle Cap Catcher Pallet Home Accessories
Party Ready Pallet Bottle Cap Catcher Pallet Home Accessories
Party Ready Pallet Bottle Cap Catcher Pallet Home Accessories

Party Ready Pallet Bottle Cap Catcher Pallet Home Accessories
Party Ready Pallet Bottle Cap Catcher Pallet Home Accessories
Party Ready Pallet Bottle Cap Catcher Pallet Home Accessories
Party Ready Pallet Bottle Cap Catcher Pallet Home Accessories
Party Ready Pallet Bottle Cap Catcher Pallet Home Accessories
Party Ready Pallet Bottle Cap Catcher Pallet Home Accessories
Party Ready Pallet Bottle Cap Catcher Pallet Home Accessories

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I like the can as an option. Nicely done! :-D – HS.

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