Step-by step planter plans to make a handsome home for plants, inside and out with new 3D animation and master-level blueprints! By Thomas Klenck, published in the May 2008 issue of Popular Mechanics magazine.
To make a longer planter box, all you will need to do is extend the length of the rails and top frame a bit. Then cut a few extra side panels. It is assembled the same way as the smaller planter box. The cutting diagrams and materials list are available to download in this Online Extra.
It may look like a lot of other planters you have seen, but it is certainly not built like the rest. You will find you will not need to do a lot of tedious hand work or use a lot of special tools to build this one. The cutting diagrams and materials list are available to download in this Online Extra.
Ron designed a bench that was flanked by two end panels joined together by boards called stringers. Seat slats nailed to the top stringers created a bench and then planter boxes were attached to each end panel.
This tasteful planter box is made of redwood; one of the best woods for resisting decay and insects. The boiled linseed oil finish enhances and brings out the natural beauty of the wood. This tasteful hanging planter is a great way to decorate and display flowers on your patio or deck.
Flower planters placed around the yard are always fun, especially when they have a little character to them. We think this shoe shine planter does just that.
By Charley Fell. Nearly two years ago now I drew some plans to build these garden planters and do a guide for UKW – but they never got done till yesterday, with the help of Adam & Tom. I am glad we have finally done them! They look good, are very strong, easy to build (as long as you have a router) and the woodwork can be done in a day.
If you can build a box, you can build this planter. It is much sturdier than most commercial versions, so it should last for many years.
How to make a simple planterbox. This planter box is both a simple and inexpensive project to undertake.
Diagrams for making your own planter box.