This is my first project on Instructables and also my first time working with pallets. These planters are meant to house two large pots in a more attractive manner. To me, working with pallets takes a good amount of work but I do like the feeling of up-cycling something that would have gone to the landfill.

Drawing File – Plan 1

Drawing File – Plan 2

Step 1: Pallets

Find free pallets from Craigslist. If not available, you can purchase them locally for very little money. When searching through the pallet stack, look for the pallets with the most usable wood. The length of the slats is ~ 3 feet. The thickness varies from ½ to ¾ thick. The width of the slats can vary from 2.5 to 6 inches.


<p>Lovely!! Thanks for the inspiration. I'm going to have a crack at this.</p>
<p>Thank you. </p>
Looks great! Did you fill the planters direct with soil or do they have pots inside them?
Thanks. There are large pots inside the boxes.
Nice planter box. You make it look so easy in your video. Thanks for sharing your plans!
<p>Thanks. I'm glad it looked easy but it really took more time than I would like to admit. I was SO tempted to go buy clean/straight wood from Home Depot after getting whacked in the head from a flying pallet board. Note that the second set of plans is for the person that would like to build the project from purchased wood.</p>
Well it turned out really nice. I might try the plans for straight boards then. Thanks!
<p>Very well done!</p>
<p>Me ha gustado mucho. Una explicaci&oacute;n sencilla pero muy f&aacute;cil de entender.</p><p>----</p><p>I liked it. A simple but very easy to understand explanation.</p>
Welcome to Instructables! This is your first in a series of comments. This would be a great way to fortify my garden space.

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