5 Fun Upcycling Ideas for Leftover Gutters

Got some guttering left over from a construction job? Don’t throw it out! Here are some great ways to reuse and recycle this valuable resource.

Upcycling Ideas for Leftover Gutters

Table with Beverage Holder

Spring is almost upon us and, as you contemplate those cold deck beers, here’s a great way to keep them cool when you’re outside. This wonderful table with built-in cooler comes from Anna White who shares the plans and a step-by-step guide on building it here.

Upcycling Ideas for Leftover Gutters

Indoor Herb Garden

Picture courtesy of 1001 Gardens.

Grow your herbs in the kitchen where you need them most. Just a few lengths of guttering can help you to create a hanging herb garden on a wall or in a window.

Tool Kit Organizer

Picture courtesy of the Family Handyman

A few lengths of plastic guttering can help you to organize and separate your tools so you’re not wasting time scratching through your tool bag when you need a pliers. Use a glue gun to create a rack that you can also use in your garage or workshop.

Gutter Bookshelves

Picture from Do It Yourself Mom

Gutters make the perfect shelving for books, spices, decorative plates and jars in the home. They are perfect for storing wire, saw blades and bottles of fasteners in the workshop.

Upcycling Ideas for Leftover Gutters

Wall Garden

Picture from the Family Handyman

Slightly angling the gutters in this build means water can run from the top to the bottom, making watering your crop easy. They are perfect for small flowers, greens, herbs and strawberries.

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