Easy craft idea: Wine cork trivet Do you have a collection of corks you're not sure how to recycle? Make this easy cork trivet to protect your table from hot dishes! By Mary Lou Kuipers Photography by Marko Popovic 2011-10-09 00:00:00 Do you love crafts? Sign up for CanadianLiving.com's craft newsletter, Get Crafty. Here's what to do with all those corks you collect from wine bottles. The best part? This wine cork trivet only takes about 10 minutes! You can see a larger image of the trivet here! Supplies: 6-inch (15 cm) square balsam board 6-inch (15 cm) square cork mat 4 6-inch (15 cm) long twigs 18 corks Wood or craft glue To make: 1. Glue balsam board to cork mat; let dry completely. Glue twigs along edge of balsam board, trimming to fit. 2. Glue corks onto balsam board (see photo); let dry completely.