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.
Easy do-it-yourself plans for an attractive redwood planter. Includes artwork and materials list.