LumberJocks

Redwood hanging planters

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by Stevinmarin posted 777 days ago 2584 reads 3 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I cut exactly two gazillion boards for these. And 4 gazillion dadoes.


-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers. http://www.WoodworkingForMereMortals.com



26 comments so far

View handystanley's profile

handystanley

165 posts in 1497 days


#1 posted 777 days ago

Next I’ll see them being sold at Pini’s…...and you will be multi-millionaire!

-- "Projects beget projects and projects beget the need to buy new tools and that is what the cycle of life is all about." Stan Pearse, Novato, CA

View Joe Lyddon's profile

Joe Lyddon

7595 posts in 2636 days


#2 posted 777 days ago

Steve,

Very NICE…

Very Simple…

Very COOL!

Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

View Dennisgrosen's profile

Dennisgrosen

10850 posts in 1699 days


#3 posted 776 days ago

looking good and is a nice little project :-)

though I wuold have made the asamply a little different
so they interlocked the hole way up in all the layers

but since you are going millionaire on this one
just use some cheap chinese labor and let them figur it out …. :-))

have a great day
Dennis

View glue4you's profile

glue4you

160 posts in 1064 days


#4 posted 776 days ago

Hi Steve,

a very nice garden project. This again makes me feel betrayed for not being able to buy a table saw that will accept a stacked dado set in my country. Great idea with the two differently sized wooden blocks for cutting the dados. That will be used frequently in the future (on my router table).

There are no mechanical fasteners. The hooks are only screwed into the top layer. Will that hold up over time? I was terrified by the insane wood movement on some of my outdoor projects, that sometimes even broke parts loose. Just curious.

Thank you for being so inspiring!
Alex

-- Alex ----- Bavaria in Germany

View Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)'s profile

Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

7420 posts in 1504 days


#5 posted 776 days ago

I am really liking these summer projects you are doing Steve. This is a great one too! It reminds me of Lincoln Logs that I used to play with as a kid. Thanks for another awesome video. I really enjoyed it. Your yard is looking pretty cool! Have a great weekend!

Sheila :)

-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts Magazine, If you like reading my blog, come visit at Sheila Landry Designs http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com "Knowledge is Power"

View Dennisgrosen's profile

Dennisgrosen

10850 posts in 1699 days


#6 posted 776 days ago

Glue4you :
if you consern is too big or if you make them bigger = havey´r waight
then you can avoid the fastners and us longer chains … leting them follow the outside
right at one corner undder the bottom and up on the oppesit diagonal corner
thuogh it wuold not look as nice as use fastners :-)

Dennis

View KylesWoodworking's profile

KylesWoodworking

280 posts in 1277 days


#7 posted 776 days ago

Steve,
You could have also glued each tier in a diamond shape by gluing every other tier rotated from the last one for a different look.
Thanks,
Kyle

-- http://www.kyleswoodworking.com http://www.facebook.com/kyleswoodworking

View Stevinmarin's profile

Stevinmarin

837 posts in 1660 days


#8 posted 776 days ago

Alex…I think you are right. I probably should have added some mechanical fasteners to join the levels together. I did use waterproof glue and figured that would hold it. I’ll just have to wait and see. On the plus side, we only get a few months of rain and they are under an eave.

A hear from a lot of Europeans who are frustrated because they can’t get dado sets. This may be a dumb question, but is it possible to stack together regular blades? Maybe smaller ones?

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers. http://www.WoodworkingForMereMortals.com

View A Slice of Wood Workshop's profile

A Slice of Wood Workshop

884 posts in 1758 days


#9 posted 776 days ago

Very nice Steve. Wish we had some redwood here on the east coast. They looked great with the finish on them.

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood

View crashn's profile

crashn

517 posts in 1050 days


#10 posted 776 days ago

Clearly you are a clever man!

-- Crashn - the only thing I make more of than sawdust is mistakes

View JJohnston's profile

JJohnston

1577 posts in 1875 days


#11 posted 776 days ago

If they do start to come apart, you can lengthen the chains and move the screw eyes down, into the bottom slats, just inside the corners – then there will be no tension on any of the glue like there is now.

-- "Sorry I'm late. Somebody tampered with my brakes." "You should have been early, then."

View Dennisgrosen's profile

Dennisgrosen

10850 posts in 1699 days


#12 posted 776 days ago

Steve I think there is a law that say we most not use dadoblades in all of europe
if I remember correct and I think it also says witch way the tilting is has to be

so I don´t think there is enoff space on the arbor to do as you suggest

back then when they made the law they ment dadoblades was too dangerous and
we just cuold make more passes with one blade wuold give the same result

Dennis

View Skylark53's profile

Skylark53

2556 posts in 1644 days


#13 posted 776 days ago

Great project, very helpful instructions, clear and easily understood. Very good work!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

View wooded's profile

wooded

291 posts in 856 days


#14 posted 776 days ago

Dennis, I’m sure Steve understands the legal issue thing since he lives in California! ?.................;-J

-- Joe in Pueblo West, Colo. jdelong264@msn.com

View Nicky's profile

Nicky

636 posts in 2676 days


#15 posted 776 days ago

Another fun and informative video. A few of these around the house will look nice. Thanks for the idea.

-- Nicky

showing 1 through 15 of 26 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase