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Coffee Pod Holder

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Well, as with almost everything ever invented, necessity is the mother of invention and this special cabinet is no exception.

My wife and I just got a new single cup coffee maker and we found that going to the cupboard every time we needed a coffee pod was just inconvenient. So, being the furniture maker, I went about making this item to sit on the counter right near the coffee maker.

It is made from solid red oak throughout with no veneers or inferior products anywhere.

I chose to make it large enough to hold 20 pods and not too large to take up too much space on any kitchen counter or business conference room.

The overall size is 14″ wide x 11″ deep and approximately 4″ high overall. This would be the standard size I am offering, and I will finish it in either the natural finish as shown in these photos, or I can stain the oak to any color you might want or need.

The cost for this beautiful pod case is $95.00 plus $19.00 shipping to anywhere in the continental United States. If you want to be one of the first to have this beautiful hand crafted furniture quality pod case sitting near your coffee maker just click on the “Buy Now” tab below and place your order today.

Coffee Pod Holder Colors

Your coffee pod holder can be made in a variety of stains including:

Natural
Cherry
Red Oak
Colonial Maple
Red Mahogany
Dark Walnut
Golden Oak

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Order your Coffee Pod Holder today

$95.00 + $19 Shipping (Anywhere Continental US)

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Another Great Customer Comment

Grandpa’s Cabinets just recevied another glowing customer comment for a custom display case:

I spent much of my spare time last year working on the Revell 1/400 model of the Queen Mary 2.  My wife and I had crossed the Atlantic on the ship and it is a fond part of our shared memory.  As I neared completion I began searching for a display case on the web.   After comparing the options (construction, cost, etc.) I decided to purchase from Grandpa’s Cabinets.  It was one of the best choices I ever made in purchasing over the web.   Ronald Baluch at Grandpa’s Cabinets crafted a fine acrylic and oak case for my model (it got a strong thumbs up in terms  of construction and value from someone who works at a major display case firm).   More importantly, Ron provided extraordinary customer service — great shipping  and answers to all of my questions.  He is a proud (deservedly so) craftsman who values his customers.   I will be building another ship this summer and it will end up in another of Ron’s fine cases.

Dr. John J. Grabowski

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Model Display Kit – Top Lighting

Shown in the photo here is a display case constructed to display a large model of an aircraft carrier a customer requested. The model was ordered completed and a high quality display case was needed to display this work of art. I explained that my work was of furniture quality and could be proudly displayed in any room of any home in any setting proudly.

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This case was determined to be too large to be built in the conventional method, which is to have a solid oak or other hardwood base and an all acrylic cover with no hardwood trim. This happens when because of the overall size, the case would be too large when packed to fit within the guidelines of UPS for size or the danger of damage during shipping because of size becomes an unavoidable problem. So, with that in mind, I suggested this model be housed in a display case kit. I used red oak as the hardwood of choice and finished it in a dark walnut stain by Cabot with two topcoats of a clear satin polyurethane.

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My kit cases are unique in that they require no tools, glues or screws to assemble, and just fit together and the case becomes self-supporting when assembled. The kit comes with everything and can be assembled in minutes easily by one person. In this case, the customer surprised me with a unique idea. He wanted light to be shined on the model, and decided to investigate using an aquarium fixture placed on the top of the case. I discussed this idea with him, and we decided to place some spacers between the light and the top acrylic cover to prevent any heat from warping or damaging the acrylic cover.

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I think this case and model really proudly shows off a modeler’s art as well as making it a piece that anyone would be proud to display in a living room or den or museum if that’s needed. Hope you agree and if you have a need for a large case and want a price on your project, contact ron@grandpascabinets.com and I’ll get right back to you

 

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Frank Losquardo USS Wasp

At Grandpa’s Cabinets, we get to see a lot of beautiful ships that have a lot of history.  I recently built a mirror display case for Frank Losquardo – Seaman First class on the USS WASP.  Frank received the model as a gift for his 90th birthday and honors his service to his country.

From a craftsman viewpoint, the mirror display casewas a difficult one to build but it came out great and it was exactly what the customer wanted.

This was a difficult case to build and it means a lot to the customer that it came out exactly as he wanted

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David Steckel USS Missouri

The following USS Missouri model is from David Steckel.  The Missouri was ordered by the US Navy in 1940 and was commissioned on June 1944.

It looks great in our custom display case!

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Bobby Poole Battleship Missouri

We recently received a few photos of our mirror display case from Bobby Poole and one heck of a great testimonial.

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Ron, the case arrived today in perfect condition. The workmanship is very well done especially the delicate work of forming the acrylic edges and joining corners. Spectacular!  I inserted the Battleship Missouri and it immediately gave me a sense of what the total presentation will be like. It encourages me to build in even more detail into the model itself.

Thank you for the prompt and professional service. I have a collection of Brass locomotives that I will be asking you to build cases for soon. I look forward to the relationship.

– Bobby Poole

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USS Kirk

We just received a few pictures of the USS KIRK handsomely displayed in a Grandpa’s Cabinet model display case

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USS Kirk

She and her commander, Capt. Paul Jacobs, USN, (Ret) are now featured in a US Navy produced film, (shown on PBS), on their exploits in saving some 30,000 South Vietnamese during the final stages of the Vietnam war.

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Civil War Monitor by David Nanberg

One of our customers, David Nanberg, recently sent us a photo of his Civil War Monitor model.  The model is set in a mirror display case constructed by Grandpa’s Cabinets.

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“The members of my ship modeling club were very impressed with the case as well as the model.” – David Nanberg

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Matt Del Rio USS Springfield

Matt Del Rio sent us several pictures of his latest USS Springfield submarine model.

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Check out the rest of our model display case pictures in our customer gallery!

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Ted Bunn’s Heller 1/400 Graf Spee

Incredible model ship work that needs to be shown!

We recently received a few new model ship pictures from Ted Bunn.  As you can see from the pictures, this is artwork that simply needs to be shown.  Below is a Heller Graf Spee in 1/400 scale and a few kind words from Ted!  Gotta love this guy’s artwork!

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I finally finished my Heller 1/400 Graf Spee. Thought you might like to see how she looks in the case you made for me. 🙂

My next project will be a resin ship. The Combrig 1/350 SMS Scharnhorst. She’s a WW I German armored cruiser. Should be an interesting project. I’ll let you know when it is time for the case to be made. 😉

All the best,

Ted

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