Intro: Concrete Planter Using PVC Pipes
Concrete Planter Using PVC !
I have been wanting to make something with concrete for a while and finally spent a weekend completing this project while i had some free time.
Step 1: Gather These Things
- PVC Pipes
- 8 inch, 6 cm height
- 4 inch, 20 cm height
3.Nails(to make drain holes)
Step 2: Use Hacksaw & Duct Tape !
- Use a Hacksaw to cut 8 inch PVC as per first picture.
- Cover that with a duct tape (second picture)
Step 3: Mix the Concrete
Concrete is really easy to mix.Simply start with a small quantity of powder and gradually add water,mixing as you go.stop adding water when your mix looks wet with clumps.
Step 4: Build Up the Base
Pour the concrete mix onto the 8 inch PVC pipe up to a height of 2 cm.At this point you need to ensure that there is no air bubbles in the wet concrete.
Let concrete dry for 10 to 15 hours.
Step 5: Making Drain Hole
By heating nail in fire you can insert nail into 8 inch PVC Pipe.Note that the PVC need to be inserted just above the planter concrete base .
Step 6: Build Up the Sides
- Insert 4 inch pvc into 8 inch pvc
- Pour concrete through sides of it Properly.
Step 7: Let It Dry
Let concrete dry for at least two days.
Step 8: Removal!
First,Remove 4 inch pvc pipe carefully.
Next, remove nail using a plier
Next,remove duct tape and open 8 inch pvc pipe
And these PVC Pipes can be reused again......
Step 9: Final Result
Now you can choose what will grow inside your Planter :)