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Diaper Dispenser

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Project by davey posted 03-13-2012 04:38 PM 3164 views 9 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, last summer We introduced baby number two into the home but we had limited space on our small changing table. So, I made this little guy to hold the diapers and wipes. I gotta admit it’s hard to feel like a manly craftsman talking about diapers and wipes.

I ended up taking off the lid because it was just easier with the amount of diapers that fly through this thing. I also made sure to route a space on the front face of it so we could use our finger to pull down diapers when that got stuck. Building it again I would hinge the face of it more like a cabinet door to make loading it easier.

If you build one be sure to build it to hold up to largest diaper size, not just the size you are on. :)

Overall, I think this has been the most used thing I have ever made. Haha, ohhh the crazy money we have spent on diapers!

-- davey





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Heidi Neely

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#1 posted 03-13-2012 05:04 PM

What I would have given to have one of those diaper dispensers about 10 or 11 years ago! Fantastic idea, and it looks great too :) Even though we spend a small fortune on diapers, once those days are gone…you miss them so much! We’re in the middle of those pre-teen years over here, so diapers and wipes seem like they were ages ago. Great job, and thanks for sharing :)

-- Heidi :) “The only source of knowledge is experience”

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jmanleisure

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#2 posted 03-13-2012 08:24 PM

This is great idea!

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#3 posted 03-13-2012 10:38 PM

Cool idea

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#4 posted 03-13-2012 10:54 PM

a) Big Congrats !!!

b) That’s really cool !

Not going to show it to my pregnant friends (yeah: plural), because … they have an endless list of things they “wonder if I could make …..,” but … it IS very cool !

-- -- Neil

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Kelen

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#5 posted 03-14-2012 01:32 AM

This is a great idea. I can understand your comment not feeling like a craftsman, I just started on our changing table for our addition in July. I’m going to save this diaper dispenser as a favorite and look at possibly making one after the changing table. Thanks for sharing!

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Philip

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#6 posted 03-14-2012 04:33 AM

Genius! I am so doing this. I’m sure there will be more babies to come…just don’t ask me about them now…

-- If you can dream it, I can do it!

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Gaslight

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#7 posted 03-15-2012 10:22 PM

I love it and I have a baby on the way in about 4 months.

-- Mike "Gaslight"

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