DIY ProjectsBuild a Cable Spool Bench with Storage Compartment

Build a Cable Spool Bench with Storage Compartment

This step by step tutorial of how to build a cable spool bench with storage compartment is for a creative homesteader who loves to reuse and re purpose  reclaimed building materials into functional items.  Theses round industrial wooden wire spools (reels) are often used by the cable and electrical companies to used to transport heavy gauge cable or wire.

Yes, it is true that the round wooden cable spools are hard to find. You may have to beg, borrow, steal (please don’t) or buy them for a reduced rate on places like, or network in person with local electric company or hardware stores.

Build a Cable Spool Bench with Storage Compartment

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Melissa Francis
Melissa Francis
Greetings! I'm Melissa Francis, the founder and primary contributor to The Homestead Survival. With over 20 years of experience in homesteading, sustainability, and emergency preparedness, I've dedicated my life to helping others achieve a simpler, more self-reliant lifestyle.

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