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Wood Tilt-Out Trash Cabinet

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Until a few weeks ago, we had a nice stainless steel trash can. Nice…but still a bit of an eyesore being a trashcan and all. Then one day, I went to step on the pedal to raise the lid and the pedal broke right off. So we began looking a new trashcans and I just wasn’t loving anything I saw. Plus, the nice ones can be surprisingly pricey. Then, I saw a friend of mine ask for recommendations for where to buy a wood trash can cabinet on Facebook and it was totally one of those “Why didn’t I think of that?!” moments!
Time: 2 Days Difficulty: Moderate
  • hide your ugly trash can with this brilliant fix, diy, kitchen design, woodworking projects
I’m so happy with how it turned out and we no longer have an unsightly trash can in the kitchen!
  • hide your ugly trash can with this brilliant fix, diy, kitchen design, woodworking projects
This is how it looked before. Not so pretty right? So we got to work! My husband did the building and I did the "prettying" it up.
  • hide your ugly trash can with this brilliant fix, diy, kitchen design, woodworking projects
I LOVE the weathered grey stain I used on it! It reminds me of old barn wood.
  • hide your ugly trash can with this brilliant fix, diy, kitchen design, woodworking projects
It's a pretty simple weekend project!
  • hide your ugly trash can with this brilliant fix, diy, kitchen design, woodworking projects
To see the plans we used and how we modified them check out the full post in the link below!

To see more: http://bydawnnicole.com/2014/11/wood-tilt-trash-can-cabinet.html

  • Donna Webster Childress

    I purchased a hamper at Old Time Pottery and it looks like the one pictured. I use it as my garbage can. It is wood and black

  • Lorettamaeder

    My hubby made 3 bins like this. One for me, and one each for our daughters. So handy, heavy duty support for 10 gallon water jugs and much prettier.

  • Beth A Essington

    Love it! Wish I could find a cabinet like that!

  • Doe
    Doe Goliad, TX

    What was the name and color of your stain??

  • TheProjectPile.com

    Love this!!!

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