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These Clothespin Trivets are Heat Resistant

Learn how to make clothespin trivets with a few simple supplies! These are easy and high heat resistant so you can use them with hot pots.

Clothespin Trivets

Once you start crafting with these fun wood pins, you’re not going to stop. I promise!

Clothespin Trivets

You can seal them with a cutting board or mineral oil so that they don’t try out and split. I’m going to show you how to do it below!

Gather these Materials

- wood clothespins - craft glue/ wood glue - cutting board/ mineral oil - paint brush / soft cloth

How to make Clothespin Trivets

You’re going to use the clothespins without the springs – so the first thing you need to do is remove them!

You’ll start by gluing the flat sides of clothespins. You’ll need 32 of these pairs, which are 32 clothespin halves.

Place a line of glue down the flat side of a clothespin half and press the other side to it. Hold and let dry. Repeat with the other clothespins and let them all dry.

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