Classic Mac gets saved from dumpster only to become a trash bin

Excuse me, where's the trash?

We’ve seen old busted Macs get transformed into everything from aquariums to planters, but have you ever seen a Mac go from the dumpster to a trash can you can toss all your rubbish in?

One Redditor has created a trash can fit for Steve Jobs by taking a Macintosh that had been sitting in his attic for 15 years and giving it a second life as a receptacle for all his garbage, complete with a swinging door that looks just like a Mac display.

C4qggak - Imgur

To make the swinging screen, Redditor HaHaBird says he used a 1/8-inch piece of thick black acrylic and attached it with some spring hinges. An opening was cut into the bottom of the Macintosh Plus so trash could fall down into the bin, which was built from 1/2-inch plywood that was painted to match the computer.

The entire project cost about $42 ($15 for paint, $15 for the screen and $12 for the plywood) and only took about eight hours to complete.

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s