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Project by Monte Pittman posted 12-30-2012 11:41 PM 1222 views 9 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

OK, it’s 20 degrees with a stiff wind. But if the customer wants planters, we make planters.

They are 25 inches across and about 20 inches tall. I make a lot of these in spring and summer.

If anyone wants a cut list, let me know.

Thanks for looking

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 12-30-2012 11:46 PM

Very unique planters Monte

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 12-30-2012 11:47 PM

It’s 55 degrees and partly cloudy, and I think thoes are great planters. Some folks get an early jump on spring, ... makes the winter seem to go faster.
Are these landscape timbers??

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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jaykaypur

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#3 posted 12-30-2012 11:48 PM

Nice job and WE ARE one more day closer to Spring and each day is getting longer!!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 12-30-2012 11:54 PM

Yes, they are landscape timbers. Still have a few in the shop.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 12-31-2012 01:10 AM

Id love to have a cut list. You do great work Monte. Are the handle joints reinforced in any way?

Drop me an email. jayscustomcreations@gmail.com

Thanks!

-- Jay - http://www.jayscustomcreations.com or http://www.woodworkingwithsketchup.com

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#6 posted 12-31-2012 01:11 AM

good looking planters, been cold and wet here in n bama but porch swings have bee selling well, whatever the customer wants right.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

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Monte Pittman

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#7 posted 12-31-2012 01:22 AM

Octagon. Top ring is 10-1/2 inch lengths. Second ring is 9-1/2 inch lengths, third ring is 8-1/2 inch lengths, and forth ring is 7-1/2 inch lengths.

Handle has two pieces 8 inches long flat on one end, two 8 inch lengths and one 14 inch piece. All angle cuts are 22-1/2 degrees. I use TBIII on all joints. Ceramic coated deck screws. Rings are screwed toe nail style on bottom of the ring. Rings are screwed from underneath with 5 inch screws. The handle has 3 – 5 inch screws from underneath on each side.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#8 posted 12-31-2012 01:40 AM

I guess it’s the gardening season in SD! You glue those end grain joints with no other fasterers? Interesting.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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Monte Pittman

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#9 posted 12-31-2012 01:41 AM

No, there’s two screws in every joint underneath.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

#10 posted 12-31-2012 02:03 AM

I have seen these around. I have a Friend that his bother made these and sold them like hot cakes. Thanks Monte for posting the cuts. Time to fill some order down here in the plains.

-- It is fun to see where an imagination and two bored saws will get you.

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gfadvm

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#11 posted 12-31-2012 04:20 AM

OK- I’ll sleep better now.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#12 posted 12-31-2012 05:02 AM

Those are cool.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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Roger

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#13 posted 12-31-2012 01:40 PM

Those would look nice on any patio.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#14 posted 12-31-2012 09:08 PM

Those are well made and sturdy looking .
Should last a long time and a heavy wind should not toss them around .

Happy New Year Monte

-- Kiefer 松

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#15 posted 12-31-2012 09:17 PM

great job as always monte and thanks for the cut list.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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