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Humanure ToiletA hinged humanure toilet box will be 18" wide and 21" long. Get two boards 3/4"X10"X18" and two 3/4"X10"X19.5". Get two hinges. Get one piece of 3/4"X18"X18" plywood and one 3/4"X3"X18". Hinge the two pieces of plywood together.

Cut a hole in the larger piece of plywood to fit the top of the 5 gallon toilet receptacle. Make sure the hole is only 1.5" back from the front edge of the plywood. Always use identical receptacles in a humanure toilet so they will all fit correctly. Buy a standard toilet seat.



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When screwing the legs to the inside of the box, make sure the top edge of the box will sit about 1/2" below the top edge of the toilet receptacle (the top of the toilet receptacle rim will protrude through the box by about 1/2").

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