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Project by nayo posted 04-15-2015 02:58 AM 1502 views 17 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

i love to cook, and i use a lot of herbs while doing it, sometimes to much my wife will say, and i had all my herbs in the ground, so i wanted to kinda fix them in one place and i came with this.

it can hold most of my herbs, which makes watering them much easier, but i will probably need another one.
funny thing, my wife liked so much she wanted for keeping it inside the house for her stuff, and it was there for a couple of days as i did not have the right finishing for it.

it is made of mahogany and cedar, and finished with Larotek, a kinda oil stuff that it says in the label it will protect from mold, insects, mildew and a lot of other stuff that i don’t believe that much but i am willing to give it a chance.

the herbs are:
thyme
rosemary
oregano
basil
scallions
chives
wild tomatoes
lemongrass
celery
mint





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#1 posted 04-15-2015 07:58 AM

Well done, Looks great.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 04-15-2015 12:07 PM

Nice idea, and good herb list too.

Looks like you’ll get lots of use out of it.

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#3 posted 04-15-2015 12:23 PM

I always liked this style, well done.

-- Doug...

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#4 posted 04-15-2015 12:54 PM

Nice job and thanks for the inspiration. My daughter has been asking for a herb garden and something like this would work on our deck.

-- "...building is far more gratifying that consuming" - Chris Schwarz

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#5 posted 04-15-2015 02:09 PM

Nicely done, Nayo! You have a lot of herbs. When I saw the thumbnail picture I thought it was a step stool and thought it was kind of wide! Hahaha! You may need more than one more. Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#6 posted 04-15-2015 05:04 PM

I really like the style on that… the shelving, the frame – just nice and simple.

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#7 posted 04-15-2015 11:09 PM

That looks great. Care to share the plans?

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#8 posted 04-16-2015 04:07 PM

Very nice. Must be a cook in the house that appreciates fresh herbs!

-- Brad, Texas, https://www.youtube.com/user/tonkatoytruck/feed

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#9 posted 04-17-2015 06:38 PM

I like the step design. Very nice Nayo

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#10 posted 04-20-2015 02:03 PM

Very cool design. It looks like it could be tweaked so that it could fold up. I may play around with your design to make a shelf using hardwood for inside. Thanks for sharing.

-- Nathan, TX -- Hire the lazy man. He may not do as much work but that's because he will find a better way.

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#11 posted 04-20-2015 02:07 PM

Yes the original idea was to make it to fold, but did not have the hardware for that, or the time, and if you need the sketchup file i can send it to you.

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