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To reinforce the bin, stagger nails at least every 3 inches wherever plywood and 2 x 4s meet. Drill twelve 1/2-inch holes through the plywood bottom of the bin for drainage. To build lid frame, cut the 12-foot piece (from the 16-foot length) of 2 x 4 lumber into two 45-inch pieces and two 20-inch pieces.
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While compost tumblers make compost faster, and keep pests out of the compost, compost bins are cheap to build and do an adequate job of making compost.