One of the best I've seen is right next door and takes all of 1/2 hour to make.
Take one of those big Rubbermaid containers, the ones designed to go under the
bed because the are nice and thin.
Stand on end against wall. Screw to wall.
Cut opening in the bottom of the lid for dog food to come out. Best have a nice
pan to catch it.
Cut a nice door in 'top' of lid for pouring in the dog food. Duct tape makes a
You will need to secure the lid to the box or the pressure of the dog food will
push it off. Duct tape will work, glue as well, even screws.
Now you have a dispenser that you can see at a glance how full it is.
Women seem to love these.
Thanks for all the suggestions -- I think.
I plan to build one that looks kinda good -- It'll be in my laundry
room so it doesn't have to be fine furniture. It shouldn't be designed
for the barn livestock either. Besides, I can tailor the design to fit
If you leave out the duct tape the on end Rubbermaid looks great. Perfect for
the laundry room.
Ask the little woman, $100 oak box, or $15 shiny Rubbermaid container?
I already know her REAL answer, even if she does tell you to make the oak
box.<g> Women love Rubbermaid containers.
Of course if you're just looking for an excuse to use your tools and build stuff
I'd say to hell with the little woman and start making sawdust.:)
Try WOOD Magazine's idea for storage of workshop items. Adapt to suit
Made one very similar to this, smaller scale, only holds about 60 lbs
of dog food, and I used aluminum blast gates at the bottom for the food
dispenser. E-mail me and I will try to find the plans. I can scan 'em
and send, then you just have to scale up to your size (probably just
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