Tug the Trug Thug


Yeah, my head hurts after sorting that out too.


This is another one of our Adapt Found Objects projects.

We had a request for trugs (a Northern New England term for a big, garden-use container) to put to work around the yard the woodpile.

We took a re-homed, food-grade plastic barrel and cut it in half:


We then added carry handles by cutting two holes per handle and bridging them (see top image for shots in-process).

The top half of the barrel already had loading holes, so we adapted them as drain holes and put that trug to work outside, where it could catch-and-release any rain that wandered its way.


Leaving it in place makes a handy catch-all for bark:


When it fills, the bark can easily be carried under cover: