Worm Composter Bins with Cabinet

I made the worm composter from Ana's plan and built a cabinet out of old pallets. The stack of worm composters drawers slide in and out of the cabinet on a heavy duty drawer glide set.

I used cedar fence board. For 3 bucks a board, it was worth the work to rip them down and sand them.

The bottom drawer has a tray built out of old flashing and slopes towards a hose bib in order to collect the worm tea. I designed the drawer insert out of cardboard and cut it out of flashing, using a pop rivet gun to put it together, sealing the seams with flashing caulking. The drawer has a sheet of aluminum window screen under the top square of cedar.

Built from Plan(s)
Estimated Cost
Estimated Time Investment
Week Long Project (20 Hours or More)
Type of Wood
Cedar fence board for the drawers, pine 2x4's for the frame, old pine pallets for the cabinet
Finish Used
Some free varnish from the County Drop and Swap recycle center
Recommended Skill Level

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