Introduction: Building a Wood Planter for LEVdisplay
Step 1: LEVdisplay Hardware
LEVdisplay is for makers who want to build their own levitation projects.
The levitating magnetic disc can hold up to 13 ounces (approximately 350 grams) in mid-air
30mm maximum levitation distance
The base color is dark brown
Step 2: Planter Materials
Each section of the planter is cut form Midwest Products 9MM craft plywood, except for the flat 3MM piece near the bottom.
Step 3: Planter Dimensions
Each of the six sections is 65MM X 65MM
Step 4: Bottom Piece for Disk Magnet
The bottom piece of the planter can be cut from three separate pieces of 3MM ply, or milled from a single piece of 9MM ply with the help of a CNC router.
Step 5: Cutting
Cut out the 6 pieces with a jig saw, router, or cnc machine.
Step 6: Sanding and Wood Glue
Sand each piece using 100 grit sandpaper and glue together with Titebond Veneer Glue.
Step 7: More Sanding
Once all of the pieces are glued together, give it one more sanding with 150 grit sandpaper
Step 8: Finish
Apply two to three coats of Shellac Wood finish.
Step 9: Plants
Air plants are recommended since they don't require soil and little water
Step 10: Levitate!