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How to Build a Trash Bin With a Butcher-Block Countertop (page 1 of 2)

Hide your trash can in style with this tilt-open-door cabinet. You can add any countertop to it; we choose butcher block to have an extra food prep area.

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Materials

  • paint
  • primer
  • polyurethane
  • wood filler
  • wood glue
  • kitchen cabinet knob
  • piano hinge
  • #18 x 1 1/4-inch wire brads
  • #18
  • 1-5/8" screws
  • 3/4" plywood
  • 1x2 x 6' board
  • 1x2 x 8' boards
  • 1x3 x 6' poplar
  • 1x3 x 8' board
  • 2x2 x 36" poplar squares
  • left and right friction lid supports
  • #18 x 5/8" wire brads
  • 5/16" round dowel
  • 1-1/2" x 30" x 25" maple butcherblock
  • 2 boxes (6 pieces/box, 1/4" x 7" x 32") beadboard wainscot

Tools

  • pneumatic brad nailer
  • drill/driver
  • sander
  • pocket hole jig
  • flush-cut saw
  • bar clamps
  • face clamp
  • square
  • miter saw
  • table saw
  • tape measure
  • paintbrushes

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