Vintage Family Handyman Project from 1970: How to Build a Trash Compressor
To celebrate Family Handyman's 70th anniversary, we're sharing some projects from past issues, all the way back to our first publication in 1951. Check out this DIY from 1970.
DIY Trash Compressor
When a trash can looks full, a simple push can provide more room. But pressing the trash with your hands is an unpleasantly dirty job. This DIY trash compressor project from 1970 is the perfect solution.
An Efficient and Inexpensive Trash Solution
This trash compressor reduces the volume of trash to just a quarter of its original size. And the required materials are inexpensive. As we looked back at vintage projects to honor Family Handyman’s 70th anniversary, this was one of our favorite finds.
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