Custom Home Composter v1.2

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Custom Home Composter v1.2

In a previous post, I discussed some mutant fly's that had bred in my home made composter that I use on the back patio of the condo where I live. Well here is a visual depiction of the composter itself;

Here is the cost/parts/supply list;

Finally here is the resulting garden from a mixture of my first compost batch plus some fill dirt. Not bad at all. . .

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BTW . . . cold comfort compost. . .

This is a "cold" composter. This means that the mass never reaches the optimal temperature of 140 degrees farenheight to do "quick" composting. My "hot" composter design may be appearing on an AppleFritter site near you . . . well sometime if not soon.

Anyway, the compost in this thing takes about eight weeks to do a good amount of "curing" (controlled rotting).

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One nit to pick: Nearly all

One nit to pick: Nearly all of the baling wire I've seen is black, not shiny. Wink I dunno if they labeled it as such, but I grew up on a ranch and saw it often in the barn and a whole lot of it every summer... It may be some sort of coating to prevent rust or otherwise prevent damaging the hay.

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Time to bail?

The wire came with the hardcloth. It appears to be galvanized steel.

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Nice design! Compost is my ob

Nice design! Compost is my obsession. Well, after Macs that is. My current bin is four pallets nailed together, and worms do the turning.

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