My husband lucked up and got these cool wood containers from work. He will have an unlimited supply of them since they normally get trashed. I have many ideas for what to do with them, but I want more ideas since we will have so many! So what would you use them for?
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A couple of them are definitely going to be storage. My husband brought home one today that is huge so it's going in the shed! So excited to have so many available!
(Wish I lived in Colorado!) Raised beds was my first thought followed by storage. Worm farming is a good idea, good for my garden and for fishing! Good Ideas!
Why do you have to live in Colorado for raised beds? (unless you mean for mary j!) They could be sold 2 urban gardeners.
Outside storage is great. A cheap plastic 1 from Sam's costs $100, so maybe find some spare plywood @ a residential construction site 2 cut down on costs. They r building a ton of houses n my neighborhood and I used spare wood 2 build a work bench
Toy box was why he first brought them home. We will be doing that! I hadn't thought of outside, but now I am going to put one out there because our backyard currently looks like a tornado hit it, toys everywhere! :) Thanks
That sounds like a nice table! I am not sure I could pull something like that off, but with the amount we can get I guess it wouldn't hurt to try it!
great idea and you can get a wood burning kit at Michaels art store, with instructions on how,they are also very helpful with your craft idea so ask tips.my nephew did some wood burning and it was very cool.
Thats a cool idea, NM. I may try that on some of the plain ones.
Thanks! They will certainly be raised beds. He brought home an even bigger one last night that will be an awesome herb bed!
Thanks! My husband informed me this morning that they come with lids that usually get thrown out. We are going to get some of the lids and convert to benches and composting bins.
Thanks! Yard Sales is a good idea!
Thanks. One was officially turned into an outdoor storage box last night.
We were thinking of ways to make it profitable. I'm painting one today to see how it turns out! I'm so excited. I was kind of sad when I heard they were throwing away more than we could fit in the car each day! Thanks! I'm glad too!
Cool! Just keep your brain moving and you should come up with new ideas everyday. How many do they get rid of in a day?
He said usually 20-30 come in and get trashed daily!!
Wow! u might need 2 consider partnering w/ some1 that has a truck and utility trailer. Also, if u can't make a use from them, your husband can network around & try 2 find some1 will buy & connect them w/ his company. b good points w/ the boss
If shipping wouldn't cost me too much, I would love to buy some from you. I would like to make planters out of them.