From the second I saw this paper pixel trash can I fell in love with it and I knew that I wanted to make a real life model.

I love working with wood, because I grew up on a lumber yard and now that I'm living in a city I really miss the smell of it. Piece by piece I am equipping my cellar room, so that I'm able to make what ever I like.

Step 1: Material and tools

  • wood 1.5 cm thick (I've used plywood because it was easier for me to get)
  • paint (3 different types of gray)
  • wood filler (putty knife)
  • wood glue
  • primer
  • masking tape
  • screws (20 mm long)
  • circular saw bench
  • scroll saw
  • belt sander
  • drill
  • ruler
  • paint brush
  • clamps
  • protection: working gloves, safety glasses, ear protection
Sprechen Deutch?
Hi, jep ich spreche Deutsch (Ich hatte Englisch, Franz&ouml;sisch und Latein in der Schule), spreche Spanisch, da ich ein Jahr in Chile gelebt habe und lerne gerade Schwedisch in der Uni... <br><br>und du?
Linguam latinam disco, discivi multum! sum solus puer qui linquam amo! ridiculus, vero ita? <br> <br>quoque tubam sono. nunc sum otiosi quod pensam non habeo, sed est ad me venint!
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Dutch, i think :P
Latin, actually.
lol I'm from Latvija, now thats always fun to see :P
To be honest I never quite liked Latin, I prefer to learn languages that I can use to talk to people, I can understand what you wrote, but I don't remember enough to answer...
Wer kennt sie nicht Deutsch sprechen?! Ich spreche auch Russisch, Englisch, Latein, Niederl&auml;ndisch und ein wenig Spanisch. Wir alle sind begabt! Ja! <br>
Ich spreche auch english spanish und franzoesisch.Also koennte man die muelltonne eigendlich auch stabieler bauen?<br>
Hi, sie ist sehr stabil, wenn sie auf der Seite liegt kann ich darauf stehen.
Gro&szlig;e instructable Menschen. Als ich das Bild sah, dachte ich, dass es ein Pixelbild war. Beeindruckend.
Thats scary how many people know different languages. Too bad I only know english. :(
I speak a little German but that was way over my head
I can't realy read that, but did you just say &quot;I hate English&quot;?
No, why would I say that? What I said was, that I had English, French and Latin in school.
Of course you would never say that. Know you know I can't read that. Is that Latin? Because if I can kinda read itit must be. (I think English came from Latin)
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Ciamar a tha sibh? Tha gu math, tapadh leibh. <br> <br>B.C ard innlich!
<p>I need to make a Mac System 7 bulging trash can http://www.stocksy.co.uk/images/475/Sys-7-desktop.png</p>
WOAH! That's impressive!! :-D
Wow this is a really awesome <a href="http://trashcansunlimited.com/touchless_trash_cans_.html" rel="nofollow">garbage can</a>! I have been looking into getting a new one for my bathroom! I really like how this one looks! Can you tell me where I might be able to find more information and details like this??
Wow that <a href="http://www.storkpickerservices.ca/en/" rel="nofollow">garbage bin</a> is the coolest thing I have ever seen.
This is really cool! <a href="http://www.generalwaste.ca" rel="nofollow">garbage bins in Calgary</a> are pretty boring and therefore could use something cool like this pix elated trash can to mix things up!
Ha thanks for the post, and I have to say that that is an awesome <a href="http://www.storkpickerservices.ca/en/" rel="nofollow">garbage bin</a> and I think that it would look great if it went in my apartment, even though it might not match anything. But that's okay, because it doesn't have to match anything.
Hahah very creative. If I made this <a href="http://www.storkpickerservices.ca/en/" rel="nofollow">garbage bin</a>, I'd feel like I were living in a Nintendo 64 game.
This is so great! I also want one like this! I usually just buy my <a href="http://www.generalwaste.ca" rel="nofollow">garbage bins from a store in calgary</a>, but I definitely want to try and make this. Thank you for sharing the instructions on how to do so. How much does it cost?
That is wonderful! You did an awesome job putting it all together :D
Ohhhhh golly. This is adorable. I've been inspired. Thank you! =)
Very nice instructable. Good to see some good old german work here
Sieht gut aus oder look's great. Spreche: Deutsch,English,Russisch,Estnisch&amp; lerne sp&auml;ter noch Schwedisch :)<br>MfG MaximcSauerkraut :)
I think I'll just make this first in minecraft... XD
Your idea gave me a totally awesome idea. an 8-bit Mario Warp Pipe trash can. I am so doing this.<br><br>Awesome work.
great idea! I would love to see a picture of the result, I don't know if you've seen the cachepot I made for my carnivorous plant.
A real carnivorous plant in a 8-bit tube... this is pure awesome! Definitely a 1UP :)
how much does this thrash can weigh? Seems to me that it would be kinda on the heavy side.
Very nice project and very well build. <br>Good Instructable too. <br>Bravo
im just wondering how much was tthis to make
Sorry, I don't really know because it didn't pay for the wood and got the paint from my mum, The rest wasn't expensive...
ok how much was the rest other than the paint
dude this is sweet this is my next project current project tesla coil
Cool, if you are making it I would love to see some pictures!
i will try to add pics

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