I built one a couple years ago. Nothing to it. I used pressure-treated
lumber and didn't treat it with anything else.
Use 4x4's for posts. I put strips on each face, to form a slot. Then I
made sides in picket fashion, with horizontal slats, designed to slide down
in the slots on the posts. This way you can lift the sides out when turning
over, moving, etc. the compost. I used 6 posts so that there were two
It is holding up ok, but I would suggest mounting it on some platform to
avoid stressing the posts. Either that, or just use some post-set to hold
the posts better. My posts are sagging a little.
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