Instructables: exploring - workshop - planter http://www.instructables.com Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:44:54 PDT BLOX v1.01 Wooden Centerpiece Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Centerpiece-Box/
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Wed, 7 Sep 2016 13:08:15 PDT
Double Bird House Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-Bird-House-Planter/
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Thu, 18 Aug 2016 11:51:13 PDT
Scrap Wood Garden Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Wood-Garden-Planters/
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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 02:22:59 PDT
Wooden Raised Bed Garden Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Garden-Planter/
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Sat, 4 Jun 2016 14:38:00 PDT
Elevated Planter Raised Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Elevated-Planter-Raised-Bed/
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Tue, 31 May 2016 13:46:39 PDT
Hanging Basket Column http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Basket-Column/
Hanging Basket Column - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/BSOV/IN0LKK8A/F8WBSOVIN0LKK8A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/BSOV/IN0LKK8A/F8WBSOVIN0LKK8A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/BSOV/IN0LKK8A/F8WBSOVIN0LKK8A.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This project is an expansion from my first Instructable (Pallet Planter Box) posted 2+ years ago. The pallet planters are holding up great but the finish was looking dull after a couple of years in the sun. I decided to refinish them with a darker walnut stain (vs. original red oak). At the same...
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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 14:27:05 PDT
Alaskan Pallet Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Alaskan-Pallet-Planter/
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Mon, 28 Mar 2016 16:31:02 PDT
One Board Cedar Planter Box http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Board-Cedar-Planter-Box/
One Board Cedar Planter Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/RH18/ILCHI05K/FFGRH18ILCHI05K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/RH18/ILCHI05K/FFGRH18ILCHI05K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/RH18/ILCHI05K/FFGRH18ILCHI05K.SMALL.jpg HammeredNailed It might be a gloomy weekend in Ohio, but I'm thinking Spring Time, and we definitely need some new planters around the yard. I think these will look nice on our patio, full of herbs for summer drinks!We moved into a new house last summer, and the yard is very well landscaped; but that doesn't leave...
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Sun, 6 Mar 2016 08:27:40 PST
Bird’s Mouth Hollow Spar Planter Made From Pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Birds-Mouth-Hollow-Spar-Planter-Made-From-Pallets/
Bird’s Mouth Hollow Spar Planter Made From Pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/L081/ILCHCHPZ/FQHL081ILCHCHPZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/L081/ILCHCHPZ/FQHL081ILCHCHPZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/L081/ILCHCHPZ/FQHL081ILCHCHPZ.SMALL.jpg mtairymd About a year ago, I was given multiple industrial strength pallets made from 2x6s. After giving up on trying to pull the long sections apart, I used a circular saw to cut out what I consider the usable material. I was left with forty 2x6s, each ~ 14” long. The stack has been sitting on my floor ...
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Fri, 4 Mar 2016 05:03:39 PST
Deck Vase Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Deck-Vase-Planter/
Deck Vase Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/CSZE/IL5J23PP/FW7CSZEIL5J23PP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/CSZE/IL5J23PP/FW7CSZEIL5J23PP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/CSZE/IL5J23PP/FW7CSZEIL5J23PP.SMALL.jpg amackay The genesis for this project started last summer when my parents decided to install a new deck made from brown colored pressure treated wood. While happy with their deck, they wanted to dress it up a bit more with some planters that would blend in with the color and style of the deck. They wanted so...
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Sun, 28 Feb 2016 09:01:31 PST
ShapeCrete :: Hypertufa / Concrete Planters for Teance Tea Shop http://www.instructables.com/id/ShapeCrete-Hypertufa-Planters-for-Teance/
ShapeCrete :: Hypertufa / Concrete Planters for Teance Tea Shop - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/1AFC/IL40FUI8/F8W1AFCIL40FUI8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/1AFC/IL40FUI8/F8W1AFCIL40FUI8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/1AFC/IL40FUI8/F8W1AFCIL40FUI8.SMALL.jpg ShapeCrete Mix Teance Fine Teas in Berkeley had a unique problem: kids loved jumping into the Koi pond in the entrance of the tea shop. Planters were placed around the pond as a temporary barricade, and then Fu-Tung Cheng, founder of ShapeCrete, got to work designing a pond surround for the tea shop.The surround c...
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Fri, 26 Feb 2016 16:09:23 PST
Tricycle With A Bucket. (Planter) http://www.instructables.com/id/Tricycle-With-a-Bucket-Planter/
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Sun, 21 Feb 2016 04:00:39 PST
Side Table or Plant Stand Made From 2x4s http://www.instructables.com/id/Side-Table-or-Plant-Stand-Made-From-2x4s/
Side Table or Plant Stand Made From 2x4s - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/6R9F/IJD78QGW/F3U6R9FIJD78QGW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/6R9F/IJD78QGW/F3U6R9FIJD78QGW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/6R9F/IJD78QGW/F3U6R9FIJD78QGW.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This project was made with two 2x4s and two solid wood round discs. Although it’s hard to see in the featured photo, the pillar has a unique shape due to the v-notched 2x4s. This design is very sturdy and should hold about anything you would like to place on it. An alternate version is shown at t...
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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 16:13:27 PST
Concrete PotHead http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-PotHead/
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Fri, 13 Nov 2015 09:53:04 PST
Build a planter because: weeding sucks http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-planter-because-weeding-sucks/
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Mon, 21 Sep 2015 08:35:15 PDT
Building Cedar trimmed Window Boxes for your home http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-Cedar-trimmed-Window-Boxes-for-your-home/
Building Cedar trimmed Window Boxes for your home - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/Z6M8/IESTPTOM/FEKZ6M8IESTPTOM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/Z6M8/IESTPTOM/FEKZ6M8IESTPTOM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/Z6M8/IESTPTOM/FEKZ6M8IESTPTOM.SMALL.jpg KentM Window boxes are an inexpensive and easy way to add beauty and style to a homes exterior. Most often they are nothing more than a simple, painted box filled with flowers or greenery. However, it occurred to me that a window box with more detail and style could improve a homes curb appeal even when e...
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Sun, 20 Sep 2015 19:41:27 PDT
Metallic Dipped Concrete Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Metallic-Dipped-Concrete-Planter/
Metallic Dipped Concrete Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/XPP4/IDRP6HHE/FQSXPP4IDRP6HHE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/XPP4/IDRP6HHE/FQSXPP4IDRP6HHE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/XPP4/IDRP6HHE/FQSXPP4IDRP6HHE.SMALL.jpg ConcreteDIY Using metallic paint for DIY projects is so popular these it should almost have its own category. This finish looks especially great on concrete, adding a little bit of glam to an organic surface. In this post I am going to show you how to use reusable planter molds, where to find them, and how to...
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 16:26:50 PDT
Planter from pallet timber http://www.instructables.com/id/Planter-from-pallet-timber/
Planter from pallet timber - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/QJ2Y/IDH7QZSR/F3UQJ2YIDH7QZSR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/QJ2Y/IDH7QZSR/F3UQJ2YIDH7QZSR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/QJ2Y/IDH7QZSR/F3UQJ2YIDH7QZSR.SMALL.jpg marthahunt I wanted a planter so I could grow a few vegetables - as my new garden consists of concrete and very old shrubs. They were surprisingly expensive from a well-known seed supplier. So I decided to make my own for (almost) free, starting with a pallet. This is an ideal project for a novice woodworker l...
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 14:17:29 PDT
Cheap and Easy Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-Planters/
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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 18:05:41 PDT
Cedar Planter Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Cedar-Planter-Box/
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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 10:55:25 PDT
Vertical Hanging Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Vertical-Hanging-Garden/
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:18:59 PDT
Draped Concrete Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabric-Formed-Planter/
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 10:42:39 PDT
Sewing Table turned Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Sewing-Table-turned-Planter/
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 09:38:13 PDT
Raised Bed Pallet Planter *Updated August 21st, 2015* http://www.instructables.com/id/Raised-Bed-Pallet-Planter/
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 06:00:37 PDT
Making a Planter Box for the Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Planter-Box-for-the-Garden/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:34:00 PDT
Laser cut planters http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-planters/
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 08:05:34 PST
Bulbasaur planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Bulbasaur-planter/
Bulbasaur planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/UCM4/I0YGE34T/FDHUCM4I0YGE34T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/UCM4/I0YGE34T/FDHUCM4I0YGE34T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/UCM4/I0YGE34T/FDHUCM4I0YGE34T.SMALL.jpg misko13 Since I saw the first Bulbasaur planter (chrisma0 's) I've wanted to make my own because I love both Bulbasaur and cacti. So this is my version of it.I belong to the Pokémon generation and I was one of the few kids that chose Bulbasaur over Squirtle and Charmander in the first game. It's never been ...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 08:01:00 PDT
Solar Birdhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Birdhouse/
Solar Birdhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/5R7R/HYU8B602/F4K5R7RHYU8B602.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/5R7R/HYU8B602/F4K5R7RHYU8B602.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/5R7R/HYU8B602/F4K5R7RHYU8B602.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This project was built with wood and the solar panel / light from a low cost walkway light. The octagon shape can be scaled up or down. The dimensions for this birdhouse (see drawing) were optimized for a House Finch size bird. There are multiple sources that can provide optimum sizing for birdho...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:57:45 PDT
Decorative Concrete - Stick-on Voids http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorative-Concrete-Stick-on-Voids/
Decorative Concrete - Stick-on Voids - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/FCED/HY12GXKP/FW9FCEDHY12GXKP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/FCED/HY12GXKP/FW9FCEDHY12GXKP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/FCED/HY12GXKP/FW9FCEDHY12GXKP.SMALL.jpg mastersoncraft This technique uses foam stickers to create voids in the surface of concrete during casting.The foam stickers are removed after the concrete is set to leave their impression. The stickers I have used in this instructable have glitter on the top, which is transferred to the concrete during the settin...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:39:22 PDT
Decorative Concrete - Mokume Gane Method http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorative-Concrete-Mokume-Gane-Method/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:24:47 PDT
Concrete Hexagon Plant Pot http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Hexagon-Plant-Pot/
Concrete Hexagon Plant Pot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/PFNZ/HXRU2PYK/FZ9PFNZHXRU2PYK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/PFNZ/HXRU2PYK/FZ9PFNZHXRU2PYK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/PFNZ/HXRU2PYK/FZ9PFNZHXRU2PYK.SMALL.jpg Mr Chutney I recently moved into a new flat, the larger amount of space finally allowed me to put some nice plants around the house. I picked up a nice palm from Ikea but couldn't find a pot that I liked. I've always wanted to make something using concrete so this seemed the perfect opportunity. Materials a...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:34:58 PDT
Cute Concrete Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Cute-Concrete-Planter/
Cute Concrete Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/7P85/HXLMM6K5/F1P7P85HXLMM6K5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/7P85/HXLMM6K5/F1P7P85HXLMM6K5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/7P85/HXLMM6K5/F1P7P85HXLMM6K5.SMALL.jpg smori These cute concrete planters are an adorable addition to any home or garden! The molds are made of recyclable materials and concrete mix is very inexpensive to buy. You can switch up the plants in these planters to give these little guys a fresh new 'do. Gather Your Supplies To make the mold, you...
By: smori

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:25:04 PDT
Bench and Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Bench-and-Planter/
Bench and Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/QGUT/HWVAW5M7/FAUQGUTHWVAW5M7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/QGUT/HWVAW5M7/FAUQGUTHWVAW5M7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/QGUT/HWVAW5M7/FAUQGUTHWVAW5M7.SMALL.jpg AmateurBuilder This is the almost finished combination of a corner Bench and Planter. In fact there are two benches (120x40cm) and a smaller, half in length (60x40cm) combined with a planter (40x40cm), which can be placed in the garden or outside providing the possibility to fix them in an "L" shape or keep them i...
By: AmateurBuilder

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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 14:29:12 PDT
Self-watering planter from milk carton http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-watering-planter-from-milk-carton/
Self-watering planter from milk carton - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/AW4Q/HWNUFBTK/FLQAW4QHWNUFBTK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/AW4Q/HWNUFBTK/FLQAW4QHWNUFBTK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/AW4Q/HWNUFBTK/FLQAW4QHWNUFBTK.SMALL.jpg kode1303 Here is an idea for a cheap and easy way to make a self-watering planter from a milk carton. Great for school projects, home gardening projects etc. Cutting the carton After cleaning the milk carton you cut it about two thirds of the way from the bottom. Cut a wick Cut a wick from a piece of c...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 06:22:37 PDT
Concrete Modular Geometric Wall Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Modular-Geometric-Wall-Planters/
Concrete Modular Geometric Wall Planters - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/9X5Y/HWNUD82L/FUG9X5YHWNUD82L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/9X5Y/HWNUD82L/FUG9X5YHWNUD82L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/9X5Y/HWNUD82L/FUG9X5YHWNUD82L.SMALL.jpg blissful2015 These concrete modular planters are inspired by 3 of my favorite things: geometric modular designs, concrete as a creative material, and the tapestry of living walls.I created this for my blog a couple of weeks ago, and I can't wait to share it here! Our amazing instructables community is where my ...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:57:48 PDT
Wood Pallet Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Pallet-Planter/
Wood Pallet Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/R7DN/HW37QAOL/F3CR7DNHW37QAOL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/R7DN/HW37QAOL/F3CR7DNHW37QAOL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/R7DN/HW37QAOL/F3CR7DNHW37QAOL.SMALL.jpg dackermans84 Together with a colleague from work we decided to make our own garden furniture. The idea came from the best wessite in the world: www.instructables.comBecause every week at our work we throw away valuable pallets, we know these are excellent for our projects!As you can search for on instructables...
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 00:44:55 PDT
Chose your own adventure or watch grass grow http://www.instructables.com/id/chose-your-own-adventure-or-wacthing-grass-grow/
Chose your own adventure or watch grass grow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/QY27/HV9HQ77P/F2EQY27HV9HQ77P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/QY27/HV9HQ77P/F2EQY27HV9HQ77P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/QY27/HV9HQ77P/F2EQY27HV9HQ77P.SMALL.jpg Triclaw For this instuctable we will be dissembling a flat screen monitor the adventure will be up to you if you want to do paint a monitor Or fix a monitorOr to create an original work of art Or a planter Or a solar night light or all or none of the above Get stuff together well to do this we will nee...
By: Triclaw

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Sat, 17 May 2014 07:01:32 PDT
Tiered Planter Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiered-Planter-Lamp/
Tiered Planter Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/A6PE/HV3ZSXE6/F7CA6PEHV3ZSXE6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/A6PE/HV3ZSXE6/F7CA6PEHV3ZSXE6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/A6PE/HV3ZSXE6/F7CA6PEHV3ZSXE6.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie Lamp bases and shades come in all different shapes and sizes. Recently while at Ikea, I stumbled upon the Lagra Lamp--a simple lamp that had adjustable fixtures for attaching it to it's lamp base. It seemed like a simple enough modification to turn the lamp fixtures around and use the fixtures for s...
By: kelleymarie

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Tue, 13 May 2014 16:52:12 PDT
Springtime Herb Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Springtime-Herb-Planter/
Springtime Herb Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F90/OZAJ/HUYLXAOW/F90OZAJHUYLXAOW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F90/OZAJ/HUYLXAOW/F90OZAJHUYLXAOW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F90/OZAJ/HUYLXAOW/F90OZAJHUYLXAOW.SMALL.jpg cpine522 I build an herb planter for use just outside the kitchen door. I use some old icky barn wood. I think it turns out pretty good! Chris
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Fri, 9 May 2014 20:09:08 PDT
Welded Steel Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/Welded-Steel-Planters/
Welded Steel Planters - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/9FBC/HSNFYEQA/F9G9FBCHSNFYEQA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/9FBC/HSNFYEQA/F9G9FBCHSNFYEQA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/9FBC/HSNFYEQA/F9G9FBCHSNFYEQA.SMALL.jpg MonolithFab I had a piece of 14 gauge mild steel left over from a welded table project I completed late last year, and came up with the idea that the scrap could be put to good use by creating a pair of complementary steel planters.  The total build time for this project was just under two hours, and the finish...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:33:40 PDT
Planter Box from Pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Planter-Box-from-Pallets/
Planter Box from Pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/K8C8/I9YC1DBC/F7RK8C8I9YC1DBC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/K8C8/I9YC1DBC/F7RK8C8I9YC1DBC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/K8C8/I9YC1DBC/F7RK8C8I9YC1DBC.SMALL.jpg mtairymd 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 th...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 16:19:23 PST
Redwood Rock Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/Redwood-Rock-Planters/
Redwood Rock Planters - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/1FOQ/HQ1E8SOY/FSL1FOQHQ1E8SOY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/1FOQ/HQ1E8SOY/FSL1FOQHQ1E8SOY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/1FOQ/HQ1E8SOY/FSL1FOQHQ1E8SOY.SMALL.jpg jmc75 I made the first of these small succulent planters with some leftover redwood from a deck railing but they've turned into craft fair gold and I even have some local flower stores carrying them now.  I hope you have fun making some of your own but if you live in the bay area please don't show up in a...
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 19:00:18 PST
Making A Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-A-Planter/
Making A Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/HGI2/HPEG5UYV/FQ6HGI2HPEG5UYV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/HGI2/HPEG5UYV/FQ6HGI2HPEG5UYV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/HGI2/HPEG5UYV/FQ6HGI2HPEG5UYV.SMALL.jpg spencer newbould Chiseling Out The Spaces For The Panels To Fit null Fitting The Panels In null The Frame Of The Planter Done null Fitting The Base Of The Planter null Fitting Side Panels null Fitting Side Panels null All Finished Painted All Different Colours null
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 14:32:57 PST
Swan Planter Nightlight DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Swan-Planter-Nightlight-DIY/
Swan Planter Nightlight DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/PIML/HLY79B07/FK4PIMLHLY79B07.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/PIML/HLY79B07/FK4PIMLHLY79B07.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/PIML/HLY79B07/FK4PIMLHLY79B07.SMALL.jpg maize For about $10, you can make yourself a brand new swan nightlight! You'll need:  A swan planter of course and a string of lights.  I was going to use my white LED lights, but opted for a string of orange ones from the $tree instead.  I liked the orange glow and they didn't have the plug in extens...
By: maize

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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 16:29:07 PDT
Raised bed from old pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Raised-bed-from-old-pallets/
Raised bed from old pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/M74N/HHS9IHMK/F7WM74NHHS9IHMK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/M74N/HHS9IHMK/F7WM74NHHS9IHMK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/M74N/HHS9IHMK/F7WM74NHHS9IHMK.SMALL.jpg tthomas10 I wanted to make a raised bed so me and my son could grow some veg at a level he could manage.  knocked this up quite quickly but has the potential to be finished really nicely giving a really strong, stable structure. It is predominantly made from two pallets.  Tools Guess tools and material...
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Wed, 12 Jun 2013 15:03:20 PDT
Window planter made from old pallet. window sill herb garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Window-planter-made-from-old-pallet-window-sill-h/
Window planter made from old pallet. window sill herb garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F75/SCKK/HHS9IH8B/F75SCKKHHS9IH8B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F75/SCKK/HHS9IH8B/F75SCKKHHS9IH8B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F75/SCKK/HHS9IH8B/F75SCKKHHS9IH8B.SMALL.jpg tthomas10 This is my first instructable, I designed these (well not really designed), more cobbled together, when i was looking for uses for the off cuts of pallets that i didn't reuse for the climbing frame ive made.  So yeah it took like 30 mins per one. cost about 50p.  Tools and ting. Tools: I us...
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Wed, 12 Jun 2013 11:59:31 PDT
Raised Planter Bed from Pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Raised-Planter-Bed-from-Pallets/
Raised Planter Bed from Pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F16/Q3JI/HH2VZX58/F16Q3JIHH2VZX58.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F16/Q3JI/HH2VZX58/F16Q3JIHH2VZX58.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F16/Q3JI/HH2VZX58/F16Q3JIHH2VZX58.SMALL.jpg elco_chan I recently saw a picture of a raised planter bed and though it was a really neat idea. I though this would be the solution for keeping rabbits out of my garden, only problem was they wanted $250 for it. After looking at the picture for a few minutes I was able to construct it in my head, only probl...
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Fri, 31 May 2013 20:48:04 PDT
Reclaimed Wood Flat-Pack Picnic Table With Planter/Ice Trough http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Wood-Flat-Pack-Picnic-Table-With-Planter/
Reclaimed Wood Flat-Pack Picnic Table With Planter/Ice Trough - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F58/IGUW/HFSHSH7V/F58IGUWHFSHSH7V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F58/IGUW/HFSHSH7V/F58IGUWHFSHSH7V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F58/IGUW/HFSHSH7V/F58IGUWHFSHSH7V.SMALL.jpg quitethecontrary Here's our Reclaimed Wood Flat Pack Picnic Table With Planter (I know.  It's a mouthful).  There is a gutter running down the center below the tabletop surface that can be filled with ice to put your beers in on a hot day, or for planting herbs (reach across the table to get the freshest seasoning f...
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Mon, 13 May 2013 21:16:09 PDT
Planter made at TechShop Round Rock http://www.instructables.com/id/Planter-made-at-TechShop-Round-Rock/
Planter made at TechShop Round Rock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/A7HR/HG85C888/FRGA7HRHG85C888.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/A7HR/HG85C888/FRGA7HRHG85C888.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/A7HR/HG85C888/FRGA7HRHG85C888.SMALL.jpg minnick89 I needed a planter for some lucky bamboo and I had an old white lacquered shelf and some old pine in my garage so went to TechShop and made this guy.  Things you will need: 1. Board or boards to use to make planter 2. Water proof glue ( I used tightbound) 3. Tape (to serve as a clamp) 4. Measuring t...
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Fri, 3 May 2013 20:11:12 PDT
DIY Raised Bed Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Raised-Bed-Planter/
DIY Raised Bed Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/XEDJ/HFD1DDHQ/FJ3XEDJHFD1DDHQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/XEDJ/HFD1DDHQ/FJ3XEDJHFD1DDHQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/XEDJ/HFD1DDHQ/FJ3XEDJHFD1DDHQ.SMALL.jpg rhodylife While the title of this DIY suggests that I made a raised bed planter, what it doesn't tell you is how raised it actually is.  This planter sits about 30" off the ground, and actually has legs on it.  I know, right?  That's really tall! This DIY was inspired by Ana White's Plan for Counter Height P...
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Fri, 12 Apr 2013 13:32:42 PDT