Come in Spinner





The Indooroopilly Mens’ Shed are currently constructing for us what is known as a “compost spinner”. It’s a clever combination of a wooden frame, a barrel formed around old bicycle wheels using wire mesh and another bike wheel to allow it to be easily spun. The idea is to sieve off any larger or lumpier bits of our current finished batches of compost before they get bagged up, making them easier to use in a garden – ours or yours. The lumpy bits go back into another batch to break down some more. We have kicked on a step and will be mounting the barrel at a convenient height that allows the user to simply push a wheelbarrow under the spinner and catch the sieved gold. First step for us was to build the piers the device needs to stand on securely:


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