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Outdoor Furniture #12: Patio Planter Boxes - Finished!

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Blog entry by Retsof posted 755 days ago 2482 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
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I finished painting my patio planter boxes today. I like the way they came out. Thanks to the mortise and tenon, and panel construction, they are very sturdy. The were a lot of dadoes, mortises, tenons, and trim to cut for this project, but it was a lot of fun fitting all the pieces together.

The colors are Martha Stewart’s “Monk’s Glove” and “Chianti” from Home Depot.

Working on these in my garage attracted a lot of attention. As I was finishing up the white primer coat last Friday, a neighbor, who is pregnant, came over to check them out and asked if she could hire me to build a toy box in the same style as the planter boxes. This toy box will be the next project that I start.

-- "There seems to be a black hole in my garage that swallows up pencils and tape measures as soon as I put them down."



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#1 posted 755 days ago

Retsof,

Beautiful Planter Boxes, I kind of favore the “Chianti” but both will be Grand when full of flowers or greenery.

Very nice Fit and Finish. – Len

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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