Make an Easy Patriotic Table DIY Utensil Caddy, Just $7

4 Materials
2 Hours
Like my recent 5 Mason Jar Planter Box DIY, this Patriotic Table DIY Utensil Caddy Basket is a quick and simple build for power tool beginners. You only need to make simple, straight cuts. I used my miter saw for this project, but you can use a jigsaw or circular saw too. This caddy can be cut, assembled, patched, sanded, painted and decorated in less than 2 hours. Let that dry for a couple more hours and you’ll be ready to put a coat of my favorite polyurethane on too. Learn new DIY skills and score cute, Patriotic Table Decor. Nice!
Summer is packed with tons of great reasons to get the friends and family together for a backyard BBQ or picnic. We’ve got Memorial Day, the Fourth of July, Labor Day, beach trips, family reunions, graduation parties, Fathers Day, and all of the “just because we wanted to grill out” days of summer ahead of us. This Patriotic Table DIY works all summer long. So show your love for the good ol’ USA with this easy DIY.
But don’t feel left out my non-American friends. You can still make this DIY Utensil Caddy Basket. The color and style is totally changeable. So mix it up and give it a look you’ll love. Don’t forget to let me know what you came up with. I love seeing your projects.
This build is so easy, Make a few straight cuts with your saw, then glue and nail together. You can easily make 6 of these at once. Paint or stain them any way you'd like. Give them as gifts, sell them at craft fairs, or use them as party centerpieces.
Adding the end pieces with some glue and my nail gun.
After painting the stars white, I glued them in place with wood glue. These stars are great. They come in a pack with 3 different sizes. I'm sure I'll be coming up with more ways to use them soon. You can find These  Craft Stars, on Amazon.
The knobs, or handles, are optional. But they make it so easy to carry this caddy from kitchen to backyard BBQ.
Suggested materials:
  • Craft stars   (amazon)
  • Cabinet knobs   (Lowes)
  • 1 - 1"x4" - 8' common or whiteboard   (Lowes)
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Stephanie Abbott
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