DIY Wood Planter Box
These DIY Wood Planter boxes under $30 are simple and look fantastic.
Here's What You Will Need for this Project:
- 7 – 6ft Cedar Fence Pickets
- 2 – 1×2 Framing Pieces
- Nail Gun + Nails
- Table Saw
- Measuring Tape
Cut each cedar picket to size. For this project cut each picket to 18". Then cut each of the 4 1x2" framing pieces to 16.5"
Each of the 16.5″ framing pieces was placed in a corer of the frame for the planter box. Each piece is attached to a piece of cut cedar and together, it creates the “frame” of the planter box.
For this step, once we had the frame created – we continued adding a layer of pickets on top of the base payer all the way up to the top. To finish the box, we added a ledge to the top as a finishing touch.
We used 4 – angled 12″ cut pickets (measured short end to short end) to create the top ledge of the planter box. Each of the boards was cut at a 45º angle.
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Sandy Sailer on Dec 13, 2020
They look very high-end. Nice!
I really love this. Would screws be okay to use if I don't have a nailing gun?