Garden Projects Patio Planter
Garden projects patio planter is post about Projects bookmarked by karl with ID 11574329689 was uploaded on 23-02-2019 and has been viewed 162,367 times.
By Tim Johnson If you can build a box, you can build this planter.It's much sturdier than most commercial versions, so it should last for many years.It's also the perfect opportunity for you to try your hand at shingling.
The opening accommodates a 30″ drop-in plastic window-box planter.They're available at any garden store in several lengths.You could easily alter the design to fit a different-size box, or to accommodate individual pots.
A square version of this planter would also look great.All the materials you need lie waiting at a full-service lumberyard.You don't have to be choosy about the CDX exterior-grade plywood, but it pays to look through the cedar stock for straight, knot-free boards.
If you invest in a bundle of top-grade red cedar shingles (about $45), you'll easily have enough to cover two planters.Lower grade bundles cost half as much, but have lots of knotty pieces that you won't use.
Our total cost, including the plastic planter and top-grade shingles, was about $95.We cleaned up the 2×6 stock and 5/4 decking with a jointer and planer and cut all the pieces to size on a tablesaw.We used a bandsaw to cut the wide bevels...