How to build a planter storage box in 10 steps

A storage box is more than useful and if it has a planting tray on the top, it duty is double. If you succeed to build your own planter storage box, you will have the perfect space for displaying colorful annuals or a collection of herbs and even more, you could store garden accessories behind the door.

All you have to do is to follow the 10 established steps in order to see your dream coming true. Thus,  pay attention and do exactly what you are required to do: 1 – create side frames, including: drill, countersink, glue and screw the frames together; 2 – create box frame, meaning almost the same things: drill, countersink, glue and screw the two frames at the corners;

3 – apply sides and back, paying attention to the fact that the sides must overhang the frame at back and front to the thickness of the boards; 4 – bottom construction; 5 – construct top, making a bottom for the box by laying it on a flat surface and alligning the four remaining boards inside;

6 – construct door, centering and screwing to the back of the door at the top and bottom, measuring diagonally between the top left and bottom right of the two boards and cutting a piece; 7 – finishing, filling all screw holes with wood filler, sanding the box and stain ; 8 – attaching door, making sure the door fits the opening, installing hinges and a handle;

9 – create planting tray, meaning: drill, countersink, glue and screw the box together, then line the frame with one sheet of plastic, overlapping the outside of the frame; 10 – completion, inserting the planter tray into the box top and filling with soil and finally, you can add annuals, water and enjoy!{found on homedepot}.

Published by in DIY Projects, on June 27th, 2012


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