How to Make a Trivet Using Old Keys

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How to Make a Trivet Using Old Keys
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I used this Birch wood disk from Hobby Lobby as my base. It's already sanded right out of the store.

I used this Birch wood disk from Hobby Lobby as my base. It's already sanded right out of the store.

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Apply a light layer of colored stain. I applied with a foam brush and immediately wiped off. I wanted to be able to still see the wood grain. I used a Weathered Gray color.

Apply a light layer of colored stain. I applied with a foam brush and immediately wiped off. I wanted to be able to still see the wood grain. I used a Weathered Gray color.

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3
Arrange the keys in a pattern of your choosing. I liked the concentric rings. You might like a different look.

Arrange the keys in a pattern of your choosing. I liked the concentric rings. You might like a different look.

4
Apply a drop or two of superglue to each key. Use a toothpick to spread the glue around. I also wear nitrile gloves to protect my skin. The gel-type glue works best.

Apply a drop or two of superglue to each key. Use a toothpick to spread the glue around. I also wear nitrile gloves to protect my skin. The gel-type glue works best.

5
Allow the glue to dry over night before you use the trivet.

Allow the glue to dry over night before you use the trivet.

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Begin enjoying your craftily made trivet!

Begin enjoying your craftily made trivet!

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