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Project by Waldo88 posted 07-11-2016 02:44 AM 1074 views 17 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This planter was inspired by mid century modern case study planters. I added the curves to compliment the round pot, and designed it so that it is open below the center of the pot for water drainage.

It is made from walnut laminated around a maple core. The individual pieces are arranged so that the maple makes a through tenon attaching each leg. It was built by fabricating each piece one at a time and gluing it on.

After gluing, it was shaped with a rasp and ROS. I also used a spokeshave a little.

The finish is homemade Danish oil and wax.

The plant is a ponytail palm.

Thanks for looking!





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#1 posted 07-11-2016 04:59 AM

That is really outstanding.

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#2 posted 07-11-2016 05:37 AM

Very nice home for a pretty plant!

-- just rjR

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#3 posted 07-11-2016 06:36 AM

Very nice! Looks really cool, especially the contrast of maple/walnut and i am impressed about the method with the maple core.
Thank you very much for sharing!

-- *** the german lumberjock ***

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#4 posted 07-11-2016 09:19 AM

wow! what a great project.. If you had shown me that little base and said you were going to put the pot in it, I would have been thinking how huge the pot was vs. the base…but wow, it is perfectly proportioned. Terrific job.

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#5 posted 07-11-2016 02:00 PM

I think the joinery on this project if very cool.

Nice looking plant stand.

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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at anchor in Orlando

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#6 posted 07-11-2016 03:15 PM

excellent design and work.

-- Jack "No plan survives contact with the enemy" (Helmuth von Moltke the Elder)... In my case, the enemy is often my lumber rack

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granite

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#7 posted 07-11-2016 03:21 PM

Beautiful design and very well executed!

-- "If the women don't find you handsome, they should at least find you handy." Red Green

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#8 posted 07-11-2016 04:16 PM

This is a nice design and nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#9 posted 07-11-2016 04:28 PM

Brilliant design. I like very clever way of doing those inlays.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#10 posted 07-11-2016 04:42 PM

that is very nice

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#11 posted 07-11-2016 05:26 PM

the gardener in me loves that stand,and a great job on the joinery and inlay.beautiful work my friend.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#12 posted 07-11-2016 05:56 PM

That looks fantastic.

-- James

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#13 posted 07-11-2016 06:37 PM


Brilliant design. I like very clever way of doing those inlays.

- majuvla


the gardener in me loves that stand,and a great job on the joinery and inlay.beautiful work my friend.

- pottz

I wouldn’t call the maple an inlay. It is more of a lamination composite. That bit of maple adds quite a bit of strength to the finished product.

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#14 posted 07-11-2016 11:37 PM

Beautiful, Waldo!

-- God bless, Candy

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#15 posted 07-12-2016 12:19 AM

Very, very handsome.

-- At least in the Navy no one ever told me to put the seat down.....

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