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Garden Planter Boxes (updated with new photos!)

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Project by Beautifulsunshine87 posted 07-03-2015 05:40 PM 736 views 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So my in-laws needed a couple of garden boxes, and without any plans or fresh store-bought wood (these were made with scraps), these are the final products I managed to put together.

They were made with a mix of pine 1×4’s and some pressure treated 2×4/2×6’s on the inside bottom to keep any organic material from rotting out the bottom.

Also, I built these away from my own shop, so I was limited in the tools I could use. For this, all I used was a skillsaw, drill/driver, measuring tape and square edge.

The subsequent pictures were taken after I left, as my in-laws actually filled them with flowers. It was nice to see them being used!

It was also the first time I ever added mitred edges to any of my projects with a circular saw.

Let me know what you think!

Thanks for looking.

LTJB Woodworking

-- Beautiful Sunshine Woodworking





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jeff

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#1 posted 07-05-2015 05:42 AM

Nice little project.You might want to keep away edible garden stuff from the pressure treated bottoms though.

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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#2 posted 07-05-2015 01:17 PM

Thanks Jeff! I’ve been told it will only be used for flowers, so we are good to go.

-- Beautiful Sunshine Woodworking

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