55-Gallon Metal Drum Project Ideas

A used and empty drum just lying around a yard is an ugly sight. Some will just walk past by it, while others can see the amazing potential an ‘ugly’ metal drum has.

If you’re one of those who own (or have access to) metal drums but don’t have much talent in turning ‘trash’ into treasures, then you will enjoy looking at this album!

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The most common upcycling idea we have for metal drums is turning them into BBQ smokers. This DIY tutorial is just one of the best examples there is.

But metal drums can be a lot more! Below, we show you some of the most beautiful upcycled metal drum projects from DIY-ers. We hope these inspire you and help you get your creative juices flowing to convert an ugly metal drum into a beautiful piece of art!

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BBQ Smoker
Garden Bench
Sofa
Table
Lighting
Sink
Bike Rack

Which of these amazing metal drum ideas do you like the most? Think you’re ready to make your very own version? 🙂

If you liked these, you might also like these recycling ideas…

 




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