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This is a tutorial for a 4'x4' raised garden bed on casters for use on a deck or patio. It can be done in a day for under 100 bucks. This tutorial c...
First, place 2 of the 4x4’s on the ground, 4 ft apart and place a 2x6 across them, like so:
Then drill your pilot holes and screw these pieces together, making sure the sides and top are flush.
Stand it up, this will be one side of your planter.
Do the same with the other 4x4’s and another 2x6. Face them toward each other 4’ apart. The 2x6’s are going to keep the dirt away from the deck and ...
Next, take your 2 2x4’s and place them on the inside edge of the 2x6’s and 4x4’s. Now you can see the bed taking shape. This is the frame of your ga...
Drill your pilot holes and screw the 2x4’s to the 2x6’s.
There should be enough room for 7 2x6’s to fill in the bottom of the bed. Be sure to space them evenly and there will be the right amount of space be...
Now you start to make the sides. Place one 2x6 on top of another, make sure it’s level. Drill pilot holes and screw the top 2x6 to the 4x4’s, then r...
Do the same on the opposite side, and then the remaining 2 sides:
I suggest that you attach the casters at this stage, before you start attaching the rest of the 2x6’s and this thing gets really heavy. I also sugges...
Now that the wheels are on, all you have to do is attach the rest of the 2x6’s for the sides of your bed. Do this all the way around and you’re done! ...
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