Ana illausky
Ana illausky
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  • York, SC

Awaiting! Potting Bench/Table Addition


This is a basic design you can get online. With a few changes of our own.
awaiting potting bench table addition, diy, gardening, organizing, outdoor furniture, shelving ideas, storage ideas, woodworking projects
With 2 x 4 s and 2 x 5.5 that we had on hand we began construction.
awaiting potting bench table addition, diy, gardening, organizing, outdoor furniture, shelving ideas, storage ideas, woodworking projects
Every thing was cut to size.
awaiting potting bench table addition, diy, gardening, organizing, outdoor furniture, shelving ideas, storage ideas, woodworking projects
Cut and nailed together.
awaiting potting bench table addition, diy, gardening, organizing, outdoor furniture, shelving ideas, storage ideas, woodworking projects
bench/table in place, ready for solid stain.
awaiting potting bench table addition, diy, gardening, organizing, outdoor furniture, shelving ideas, storage ideas, woodworking projects
This is my craft cottage with the addition of a potting area.We had to add a extension to the potting area deck for safety.
awaiting potting bench table addition, diy, gardening, organizing, outdoor furniture, shelving ideas, storage ideas, woodworking projects
awaiting potting bench table addition, diy, gardening, organizing, outdoor furniture, shelving ideas, storage ideas, woodworking projects
And here she is! All painted in a solid stain by Olympic paint called Seafoam.
awaiting potting bench table addition, diy, gardening, organizing, outdoor furniture, shelving ideas, storage ideas, woodworking projects
I added chicken wire for extra detail and storage.
awaiting potting bench table addition, diy, gardening, organizing, outdoor furniture, shelving ideas, storage ideas, woodworking projects
Towel rack added for clean ups.
awaiting potting bench table addition, diy, gardening, organizing, outdoor furniture, shelving ideas, storage ideas, woodworking projects
These are pots that had a makeover to look old, they provide storage for soil and other materials.
awaiting potting bench table addition, diy, gardening, organizing, outdoor furniture, shelving ideas, storage ideas, woodworking projects
The top shelf has some collectibles and storage items. Lets not forget my tea cup chandelier,( you find out on many of these items on my blog here on hometalk).
awaiting potting bench table addition, diy, gardening, organizing, outdoor furniture, shelving ideas, storage ideas, woodworking projects
awaiting potting bench table addition, diy, gardening, organizing, outdoor furniture, shelving ideas, storage ideas, woodworking projects
Hanging storage provided.
awaiting potting bench table addition, diy, gardening, organizing, outdoor furniture, shelving ideas, storage ideas, woodworking projects
Well here she is! Now time to plant and CREATE! Thanks for coming by !!!
awaiting potting bench table addition, diy, gardening, organizing, outdoor furniture, shelving ideas, storage ideas, woodworking projects

Suggested materials:

  • 2 x 4 and 2 x 5.5 pressure treated wood  (Lowes)
  • Nails, solid stain  (lowes)
Ana illausky

Want more details about this and other DIY projects? Check out my blog post!

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  • Shirlene
    on Apr 20, 2016

    Cute-cute-cute! Can you tell us how you did the pots?

  • Pet9246225
    on Jul 29, 2016

    Hi, love your awaiting! Potting bench /table, but can't seem to find detailed instructions. can you help please

  • Gai6369934
    on Aug 2, 2016

    How did you make the pots look old?

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  • Ana illausky
    on Jul 13, 2016

    Hi there, here below is just one of many pics of my craft cottage.There are more here on my blog here on hometalk.Thank you!

    , my crafting station with easy how to build located on my blog
  • Lulu
    on Jul 14, 2016

    Great job, cute, cute, cute. Will definitely be making one. Thanks for sharing.

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