This is my entry in the Coffee Cup Challenge. In this Instructable I will demonstrate how to make a simple drip coffee maker out of two coffee cups, a coffee filter and a cup lid. Oh yeah, something sharp to cut with is also required. Ready? Let's get started.
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Step 1: Cut Out the Top of the Lid
This is simple to do with a sharp knife, just be careful and don't cut yourself. You can also experiment by cutting less of the top out to allow the coffee to take longer to filter through the lid to make stronger coffee.
Step 2: Cut Out the Bottom of One Cup.
This cup will be the filter basket for the coffee maker. You will pour the hot water (carefully!) through the cut out bottom.
Step 3: Attach Filter
Attach the filter by placing it on top of the cup with the bottom still intact and put the modified lid on top of it. This will hold the lid in place while the coffee is brewing.
Step 4: Brew Some Coffee
Place the cup with the filter on top of the unmodified cup. Add coffee and hot water (be careful!) to your new coffee maker.
Step 5: Check Progress.
Lift up the top cup to ensure that all of the coffee has made it through the filter.
Step 6: Enjoy!
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