Intro: DIY Cup Dispenser for $8-9 Compared to One Purchased From a Wholesaler or a Retail Supplier Ranging Anywhere From $100-$500.
How to build a simple Cup dispenser in around 10-15mins from start to finish out of bits and pieces I found lying around in the shed.
Step 1: Mark Out & Drill Holes
Measure out and drill 3 x 4mm holes in 25mm from end of pipe
Step 2: Attach Hardware
How to attach the hardware,
Use either tool to attach the them.
What it should look like once completed
Step 3: Add Cups
Put your cups in nearly finished
Holds 50 x 340ml cups
Step 4: End Cap
Sit the end cap on top of the pipe to prevent any dust from getting in
Step 5: Attaching It to the Wall, There Is 2 Options on How It Can Be Hung.
Both options are hung from a screw in your wall.
Bracket fixed to the back side
A couple of large cable ties one at the bottom and one at the top as a cheaper alternative.
Step 6: 4 Ways to Finish It Off.
1.It's hard to paint PVC but if you are going to give it a go 1st start with a light sand and then a couple of coats of primer before the final coat of colour.
2. Wrap it in basic school book contact or go online and by some carbon fibre looking sticker in any colour you like for around $5 or $6.
3. Grab a handful of Sharpie markers and go to town. Draw whatever floats your boat.
4. It can be stained but it is a slow costly process trust me I've tried it.