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How to Build a Rotating Canned Food Shelf: 14 steps

How to Build a Rotating Canned Food Shelf: 14 steps
Edit Article Edited by Jpdunn42, Flickety, Puddy, WikiBunny and 11 others Storing canned food in your kitchen cabinets is an inefficient use of space and you will often find old cans in the back. This easy-to-build shelf system will solve the problem by rotating the cans. The cost is a small fraction of the price of retail canned food systems. There are many variations so modify the plans to suit your needs and abilities. Ad Steps 1Decide the size and number of shelves you need. 14Start using the rotating canned food shelf. Tips A simpler design is possible when you have easy access to the back. Warnings Always wear safety glasses when operating or using any type of power tool.Power tools can be dangerous; stay attentive and use with care.

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