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Dad Uses A Tool Cart And Makes The 'Ultimate Diaper Changing Station' For His Twins

Leave it to handy dads to figure out that when it comes to baby essentials, parents should be shopping at Home Depot.

No, the hardware store hasn't started signing new parents up for baby registries. It's the place where clever parents can go to find DIY essentials so they can build their own one-of-a-kind baby furniture.

Anyone who's a parent knows that one of the biggest tasks to prepare for is changing diapers.

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I'm not exaggerating when I say that new parents have to think about diapers A LOT.

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That's why many parents set up a diaper changing station in their home, or as I like to call it, a command post.

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When you're dealing with a Category Five poop blow-out, it helps to have all the diapers and wipes in an organized place.

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One dad took it to the next level with his own DIY change table made with some supplies from Home Depot.

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Yes, that Home Depot.

David Pike of the popular Facebook page MotorCity Mechanic knew that when it came to his twins, your run-of-the-mill change table from Buy Buy Baby wouldn't cut it.

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Instead, he made a change table out of a Husky tool cart.

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"Feast your eyes on the Ultimate Diaper Changing Station for under $200," he said in a Facebook post.

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To make the change table comfortable and practical, David added a few amenities.

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"I added foam pipe insulation to the edges for protection/safety and some metal baskets underneath for the essentials," he said.

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David also added an LED light for late-night diaper changes.

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David knows that sometimes diaper duty calls at 2 in the morning.

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A side shelf to hold extra diaper supplies was also added.

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And, wire baskets to hold even more diapers and wipes (trust me, you'll need them) were placed on the bottom shelf. Now, that's one stocked change table!

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The best part of this DIY project?

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When the twins are potty-trained, David can simply wheel the tool cart into the garage and use it for, well, his tools. That's a win-win.

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When David shared his clever tool cart changing table online, it racked up thousands of comments and shares on Facebook.

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People loved this genius idea and it got many people wondering why more change tables aren't as well-stocked as this one.

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Some Facebook users also pointed out that this is actually better than the changing tables you can buy at furniture stores.

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Honestly, it also looks like it was easier to put together too.

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There are a ton of great uses for this project.

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Even though it sounds like David plans to use this for his own tools, it could easily be converted to hold toys or clothes.

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Overall, we can't applaud this DIY enough.

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There's nothing better than a well-executed idea from a smart dad.

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