Some of my wife's fondest memories came from her Grandmother's back yard; filling her apron with figs. She was thrilled to find our new home came complete with a fig tree. I made this bucket for her and her purple thumb. It has an upholstered lid which doubles as a kneeler. As this bucket is also used to gather figs and other grown treats, the custom paint job keeps it separate from "Daddy's work buckets". This bucket also has a few other features which come in handy for her gardening adventures. 

Step 1: Find a 5 Gallon Bucket

Get a five-gallon bucket.  Use a tape measure to find the inside diameter.  My bucket inside diameter measured 10 5/8 inches.
I see you used acrylic paint. Did it adhere to the surface okay? Did you spray an enamel or anything over the paint to keep it from chipping?
Wish I had a wife as good to her husband as this man is good to his wife !&hellip; <br> <br>(a special message to the wife ; don't let this one go !!!&hellip;;) <br> <br> <br>Very nice !&hellip; <br> <br>Thumbs up.
Thanks for the kind words. My wife and are lucky to have one another!
Glad to hear that !&hellip; <br> <br>Cheers and have a good week end !
love the bucket!!
Thanks Rod. I understand your garden could use one. We'll see what we can do!
Very clever! I need a few in my yard! Thanks for sharing!~ <br>sunshiine
Thanks sunshiine!
Everything turned up well the cutting, the idea really loved it except the painting. But again thats COMPLIMENTARY :)
Thanks samalert. I thought the purple color was complementary of the fig leaf! But of course, paint is optional.
<em>When plywood and math collide</em> <br> <br>That has got to be the best step-title I have seen for months! <br> <br>That's a grand project, well done.
Thanks Kiteman. Dividing fractions an be tough. I appreciate the kind words.
That's awesome! If I had that, I might actually do yard work :) (strong might)
Thanks Penolopy. I'm not a gardener either, just my wife!

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