Introduction: DIY Various Mount Drink/Hardware Holder

This is a cup holder or hardware holder that can be hung or bolted in many different places



  • Grinder
  • Cutting Wheel
  • Flap Disc 80 Grit
  • Drill
  • Hole Saw 2-3/4
  • Various Size Drill Bits
  • Belt Sander
  • 80 Grit Paper


  • 16 Gauge Sheet Metal (steel)
  • Cup Holder from Amazon
  • Sillicone
  • Optional- Spray Paint

Step 1: Design & Sketch

I designed a CAD version of the cup holder on Tinkercad, I then printed that out and sketched it on the metal.

Step 2: Cut Out the Cup Holder

Using a grinder and cut disc cut out the rough shape

Step 3: Sand Out the Shape

Using a belt sander sand the metal to you have a shape you like

Step 4: Drill Out the Hole

using a hole saw 2-3/4in drill out the hole

Step 5: Bend Metal to a 90* Angle

Using a vice and hammer bend the metal to 90*

(optional)- If you want to now would be the time to roughly sand the metal with 220 grit sandpaper using orbital sander

Step 6: Silicon the Cup Holder Into the Hole

Step 7: Paint

I used VHT Wrinkle paint to protect it from rust

Metal Contest

This is an entry in the
Metal Contest