Introduction: Heineken Plant Pot

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In this instructable I´ll show you how to reuse a Heineken keg to make a great looking plant pot

Step 1: Materials

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  • Obviously Heineken 5 liter beer keg
  • Dremel Mototool or Dremel Trio ( A drill could be used instead )
  • Metal drill bits
  • Grinding bit
  • Ear plugs
  • Metal scissors
  • Gloves
  • Permanent marker
  • Overall
  • PROTECTION GLASSES

  • Soil
  • Desired plant
  • Garden shovel

Step 2: Opening the Keg

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IMPORTANT! THE KEG MUST BE EMPTY BEFORE DRILLING
  1. Put the biggest bit to the dremel / drill
  2. Make a hole in the top
  3. Make more continuous holes to make a path for the scissors
  4. Take out all the stuff  from inside
  5. Cut the edges
  6. Grind the edges

Step 3: Wash It

  1. Remove all the internal components inside the keg
  2. Wash the keg to remove the metal dust

Step 4: Planting

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  1. Fill 3/4 of the keg with fresh soil
  2. Put the plant inside the keg
  3. Bury the plant up to the half ( it will depend on the plant )
  4. Enjoy

Comments

Penolopy Bulnick (author)2013-04-17

Very nice reuse! I like how it's green and doesn't stand out too much, but stands out just enough if that makes sense :)

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