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Hi everyone, for my first Instructable (go easy on me please), I got a lot of inspiration from other Instructables, and made my own Compost Tumbler. ...
This is what I used, because I had a lot of this laying around, so feel free to use anything similar you may have around;1 - 55 gallon Drum (mine was ...
1. Cut all of your 2" x 4" s in half.2. Lay 4 of them out and make 2 large X's3. Drill 2 1/2" bolt holes thru each X, and secure together with 1/2"...
I used a Drum I got for free, it had RV Antifreeze in it. I know everyone says you should use food grade, but RV Antifreeze is designed to be used in...
1. Use a magic Marker and mark where you ant your access door to be. 2. measure your shovel, then allowed ample room for me to get it in and out ea...
1. Drill out the 4 corners of your door2. Use the corner holes and cut out your door with your JigSaw3. Attach your hardware, using the 1/4" bolts ...
I put Snap Seals (I had them laying around) into the threaded holes on the top of the drum.
The reason I went with Threaded Rod here is so that I can have a lot sticking out inside the drum, to assist with stirring the contents, and have a li...
Composting needs air to work efficiently, so I randomly drilled about a dozen 1/4" holes around the Drum. I don't know if that is enough, but time wi...
1. Slide the Fence Post thru the holes you drilled with your Hole Saw.2. Take your work of art, and place it on the stand you created. 3. I was th...
Now I'm ready to compost! I plan on having plenty of Compost ready for next growing season!
*Hardware - the plastic on the drum is pretty thick, and 2 Hinges and one Barrel Bolt on each side would be plenty. *Shrinkage - the plastic has a te...
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