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Make a canned food dispenser. Organize your January!

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Blog entry by Stevinmarin posted 01-04-2013 10:47 PM 4000 reads 8 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

January is Junk Month! All this month I will be featuring storage and organization projects. This week, I built a canned food dispenser. It holds a lot of cans, but you can scale it back to whatever space you have. It works for most large and small cans.

If you would like to build this project, here is a set of SketchUp plans:
https://docs.google.com/open?id=0Byv0IjzK8MhveDEtVnE1UG5kNVU



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#1 posted 01-04-2013 11:31 PM

Nice job Steve. Dont show my wife this.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#2 posted 01-04-2013 11:37 PM

Brovo! A Junky January save ;-

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#3 posted 01-05-2013 12:29 AM

Nice job there Steve
And I like the new look old man

-- I have the Saw Dust Fever

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#4 posted 01-05-2013 02:08 AM

Nice little project, Steve!

Question: Do you buy all of your canned goods by the case?! That’s a lot of cans per section!

I take it that each section has the same can contents… otherwise, you’d be doing a lot of can rotations to get what you want… Maybe that’s what you do… Soup, for example… rotate cans until you get the type of soup you want?

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#5 posted 01-05-2013 02:56 AM

Fine project Steve. we could all use more organization in our lives. That’s a great project for a pantry cabinet. Thanks for the downloadable plans.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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#6 posted 01-05-2013 05:10 AM

As always a great useful project and a great video also

-- Norman

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#7 posted 01-05-2013 06:01 AM

Seems like u either got a better camera or better lighting? Ur videos are looking much better. Upgrades??

Great video. I really enjoy watching them!! Thanks a lot

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#8 posted 01-05-2013 06:33 AM

nice practical project…I think you have a hit!!!

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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#9 posted 01-05-2013 08:41 AM

Steve great project & timing as I’m busy reorganizing
our pantries.
thank you
jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#10 posted 01-05-2013 02:00 PM

Nice build Steve. Gr8 tip/s on the angle cuttin, etc.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#11 posted 01-05-2013 02:15 PM

Looks like a cool build! I like that straight edge you used!

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#12 posted 01-05-2013 02:16 PM

i love this steve ,this is a neat idea ,thanks for sharing

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#13 posted 01-05-2013 02:47 PM

Wish I had 1/8 of your talent. Enjoyed this and your other videos.

-- Harold

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#14 posted 01-05-2013 03:34 PM

Another great one Steve!

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#15 posted 01-05-2013 08:08 PM

Nicely built! Very understudable presentation!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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