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How to build a compost bin from reclaimed wood

March 15, 2010, 3:42 p.m.
Top rails for compost bin

Photo: Vincent Standley

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Add top rails

Cut three 33" x 1" x 4"s to run back to front, atop the 1" x 1" notched posts. Using a carpenter's square, check that the vertical posts are perpendicular to the floor. Nail rails to posts.