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Cedar Planter

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Project by Ace75 posted 12-05-2015 09:53 PM 1069 views 12 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made a few cedar planters and friends and deceided to build a bunch extra becuase the neighbours seen what i was building and wnated a few.

i decided to find a way to build them without some fasteners and this what i was able to come up with after searching he web. all made with cedar. doesnt show it here but i lined the sides with plastice so the water or soil wouldnt weep thru the side just the bottom.

if you noitce in the pictures i didnt need the mallet for assembly as it didnt move , everthing fit together better than i expected the first puting togther.





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Pointer

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#1 posted 12-06-2015 12:26 AM

I like it. Designing it so that it does not need fasteners is a good idea. I would bet that once it is full of dirt, it not to be moved. Planting and harvesting would be a lot easier on my back with something like this.

-- Joe - - Laughter is like a windshied wiper, it doesn't stop the rain but allows us to keep going.

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Ace75

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#2 posted 12-06-2015 01:10 AM

thx the design request kinda come from a a neighbour. I live a new part of the city suburbs with alot of new homes and smaller back yards. the idea come as my neighbour want to grow acrrots and beets and didnt want to dig up her new lanscaped yard that come with the new home. this is the solution I presented now i get free free carrots and beets once in awhile

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TheWoodHack

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#3 posted 12-06-2015 01:34 AM

I love the sliding dovetail for the joinery. Great way to keep from using screws, which tend to rust. it also allows for wood movement along the length of the dovetail. These should last for a long time. Great job.

-- Mike, Las Vegas, http://thewoodhack.wordpress.com

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Chris McDowell

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#4 posted 12-06-2015 02:42 PM

Nice sliding dovetail. Pretty cool solution to avoiding fasteners. Looks great, too!

-- Chris, http://www.youtube.com/CMRwoodworks , FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/cmrwoodworks1 , Proverbs 16:9

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nkawtg

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#5 posted 12-06-2015 09:55 PM

Oh, I like how it goes together.
Here is one I made but with half laps.

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