Trash bins are an important part of maintaining a clean and tidy kitchen. They help to keep food scraps and other waste items out of sight and make it easier to keep the kitchen clean. There are a few things to keep in mind when choosing a trash bin for your kitchen.
Trash bins play an important role in keeping our communities clean. However, they can often be seen as an eyesore, as they can be unsightly and unkempt. Can’t stand the unpleasant sight of your trash and recycle bins? Here’s an easy project you might want to tackle to fix it!
In order to keep our trash bins from becoming an eyesore, we need to make sure that they are regularly emptied and cleaned. We also need to make sure that we are using them properly, by not overfilling them or putting the wrong types of trash in them.
One easy way to make your kitchen more organized and tidy is to build a tilt-out trash cabinet. This simple woodworking project can be completed by even novice DIY-ers and it makes hiding your trash bin a breeze. Plus, it adds an extra element of functionality to your kitchen by giving you a place to store your trash can out of sight.
This tilt-out trash cabinet is a great project for the kitchen or any room in your house. You can even incorporate it with a shelving unit in your home office or bedroom. This project is a great way to declutter your home and make it more organized. You can use this cabinet to store your trash can, recycling bin, or even cleaning supplies.
This cabinet is easy to build and only requires a few supplies. By building a tilt-out trash cabinet, you can help make your home neat and clean-looking. Plus, it’s a relatively simple project that won’t take up too much time or effort.
Upcycling is a great way to breathe new life into old items. If you have an old cabinet that you no longer use, you can upcycle it into a tilt-out trash cabinet. To do this, remove the door and transfer the hinges to the bottom of the door instead of the sides.
This will allow you to easily access your trash can while keeping it out of sight. After reattaching the door, you can sand it and stain or paint it. By upcycling old items, you not only save money but also help the environment by reducing waste.
But, if you don’t have an old cabinet that you can upcycle, then you can also start this project from the scratch. You can customise it based on your own preference, making it a truly unique piece for your home.
Planning on building one or two of these tilt-out trash cabinets? You can get more inspiration from our album below. 🙂
You’ll need these materials:
- 2 – 6 ft long 1×12 Timber
- 1 – 8 ft long 1×3 Timber
- 2 – 8 ft long 1×2 Timber
- Narrow Hinges
- Knob or Pull
- 2″ Screws
- 1 1/4″ Finish Nails
- 2″ Finish Nails
- 1-1/4″ Pocket Hole Screws
- Wood Glue
- Wood Filler
- 120 grit Sandpaper
- Wood Conditioner
And these tools:
- Measuring Tape
- Speed Square
- Kreg Jig
- Cordless Drill
- Brad Nailer
- Circular Saw
Click on any image to start the lightbox display. Use your Esc key to close the lightbox.
Thanks to Ana White for this great project. You can get step-by-step instructions here…