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    35 Off-Grid Uses for Metal 55-Gallon Drums

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    35 Off-Grid Uses for Metal 55-Gallon Drums

    Being able to repurpose items into something new and beneficial is a hallmark of a prepared and innovative individual. Of course, some items are more versatile than others when it comes to being repurposed into something new.

    With that said, one of the most versatile items is the metal 55-gallon oil drum. From creating a makeshift washing machine to building a snowplow you can attach to your tractor, the number of ways you can repurpose a metal oil drum is only limited by your imagination.

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    In this video, Foisy shows off 35 creative uses for metal 55-gallon oil drums. The video includes each of the following uses:

    1. Build a snowplow
    2. Build a refrigerator
    3. Build a vehicle
    4. Build a pizza oven
    5. Build a bull-riding simulator
    6. Build a stereo
    7. Build a sink
    8. Build a bar
    9. Demonstrate atmospheric pressure
    10. Build a toolbox
    11. Build a boat
    12. Build a wind turbine
    13. Build a train car
    14. Build a planter
    15. Build a bike rack
    16. Build a drum set
    17. Build a washing machine
    18. Build a pet bed
    19. Create an art installation
    20. Build a water fountain
    21. Build a wood stove
    22. Build a clock
    23. Build chairs
    24. Build a composting area
    25. Build hanging lights
    26. Use them for storage
    27. Use them for exercise
    28. Build a grill/smoker
    29. Build a playground
    30. Build a deer feeder
    31. Build a table
    32. Build a fire pit
    33. Use them to brew beer
    34. Build a rainwater collector
    35. Use them as trash bins

    To see pictures of each of these, watch the video below.

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