Sunday, August 30, 2015

DIY produce stand

It all started with potatoes — and having no place to put them.

We usually ended up sticking them in the cereal cabinet and the bag would fall behind the boxes and we’d end up with musty spuds growing sprouts. Ew.

So when I saw a great-looking produce stand online (OverTheBigMoon.com), I knew it was something we needed for the kitchen. A place for potatoes! Could it really be so simple? Maybe we could get the bananas off the counter, too.

Are you lacking cupboard space and need a new home for fruits and veggies? Here’s what you need to make your very own produce stand:
 Two (2) 1 x 6 boards (10 ft. long) for the boxes
 One (1) 1 x 4 board (8 ft. long) for the sides
 Two (2) 10” pieces of a 2 x 4 for the base supports

The first step is to make your cuts ...


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