How to build a simple canned food dispenser


Canned foods often have a bad reputation, but they can be brilliant store-cupboard standbys. In the world of long-term food storage, canned food is one of the best options around. Canned food is widely available, easy to store, has an extended shelf life, and is usually inexpensive. There is also a wide variety from which to choose for your family.

Not only are canned products convenient, but they also require very little preparation and heating time.

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06/04/2022 01:17 am GMT

Looking for some space-saving canned food storage for your pantry? How about this easy DIY canned food dispenser? It’s an inexpensive project where you can use off-cuts and scrap wood from previous projects.

Aside from saving space or getting more space for a small pantry, this dispenser also provides easy, hassle-free access to your canned goods. The labels are conveniently displayed, plus you don’t have to reach up or squat down to find what you need.

If you have a small business and are using some canned ingredients, this is also recommended for you as it is a clever way to keep track of what needs to be replenished! Now doesn’t it make things a bit easier?

With very basic carpentry skills and just a couple of hours of your time, you can get your pantry more organized with this storage system.

Do you know someone else who might also like this idea? Don’t forget to share it! 🙂

You’ll need these materials:

  • 1/2″ Plywood
  • 1/4″ Plywood
  • 1×2 and 1×3 Wood Planks
  • Screws
  • L Metal Brackets
  • Wood Glue

And these tools:

  • Saw
  • Drill

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Thanks to Amy and Toby for this great project. You can get step by step instructions here

Here’s a quick video tutorial…

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