New Purpose for Old Wood Crate


I found an old cranberry box on the side of the road & turned it into a plant stand. My easiest project ever.
new purpose for old wood crate, container gardening, gardening, repurposing upcycling
Purchased 3/4x18in piping & fittings from a large box hardware store (HD). Attached fittings to box with 3/4in flat head wood screws.
new purpose for old wood crate, container gardening, gardening, repurposing upcycling
Screwed on pipes and attached fittings for the feet. I also attached felt pads to protect my floors.
new purpose for old wood crate, container gardening, gardening, repurposing upcycling
I lined with a heavy duty trash bag to prevent water overflow.
new purpose for old wood crate, container gardening, gardening, repurposing upcycling
Here you go !😊

Suggested materials:

  • Wood crate, 3/4x18in steel pipes & fittings, 3/4in flat head wood screws

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2 questions
  • Wowhavs
    on Oct 13, 2016

    Are the feet the same as the pipe fittings on the box? Did you put felt on the bottoms?

  • Paula
    on Oct 27, 2016

    How much did everything cost?... I love this!!

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