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Composting is easy and fun. Kitchen scraps, leaves and lawn clippings are allowed to decompose naturally and they become a healthy, nutrient-rich and...
I decided against documenting every step with building the frame, mainly because it's a simple enough design. The frame consists of 3 pressure treate...
After the frame was complete and I decided where it was going to go, I dug two trenches for the posts and stakes to go into.
After I dug the holes and set the frame into place, I filled the holes with fast setting cement. Each hole took 6 bags (12 total - 60 lbs. each). On...
I used galvanized poles left over from another job and cut two 5 foot lengths. These go through the holes in the posts and are what holds the barrel....
Once the frame was ready, I began working on the barrels which are made from 55 gallon drums. I decided to use blue since they get warm and will heat...
To make the door, I had to get several pieces of hardware. I needed 2 flat braces, 2 handles, 4 hinges, 8 barrel locks and enough screws/nuts/washers...
Now that the barrels were finished, I put the pole through the barrel and put them on the frame. I checked everything and made sure that the barrels ...
Making compost in the barrels is easy. Simply throw all kitchen scraps, lawn clippings, leaves and other organic matter into it and it will decompose...
This step is purely optional, but I don't want to have to make a trip out to the composter every time I make something in the kitchen, so what I do is...
I really had a good time making this project. It was easy enough and the design was quite simple. Now, by next spring, I should have some great comp...
Big thanks to everybody who made their own double-decker drum composter and submitting their pictures!They look fantastic and I'm thrilled that you to...
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