Happy Labor Day friends! We're gearing up for the next DIY Workshop at The Home Depot where we will be building a hanging planter. Today I'm sharing my custom version of the hanging planter and I've got the free plans down below to build your own.
I built this version using cedar boards and it's sized just right for a pail of mums.
I hope to see you at the DIY Workshop this Saturday, September 12th at 10am where we will be building the hanging planter below:
I'll be at the West Hartford Home Depot store but you can click here to find the nearest location to you that is offering the workshop.
Below are step by step instructions to build my custom version of the hanging planter.
- 2 - 1x2x8 cedar boards
- 1 - 2x6 @ 5 ½”l scrap piece treated fir
- wood glue
- 1 1/4" pocket hole screws
- 1 1/4" finish nails
- 2” wood screws
· 4 – 1x2 @ 18”l (sides)
· 1 – 1x2 @ 11 ½”l (top long piece)
· 2 – 1x2 @ 5”l (top short pieces)
· 1 – 1x2 @ 10”l (base long piece)
· 2 – 1x2 @ 4 ¼”l (base short pieces)
· 1 – 2x6 @ 5 ½”l (base)
Always use proper safety measures when operating power tools.
Step 1: Attach base cross pieces to base using wood glue and 1 ¼” finish nails.
Step 2: Attach sides to base cross using wood glue and 2” countersunk screws.
Step 3: Make top cross piece using pocket holes and attach short pieces to long piece using wood glue and 1 ¼” pocket hole screws. Attach center hanging hook.
Step 4: Attach top to sides using wood glue and 2” countersunk screws.
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