Build a Lawn/Patio Planter Box
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your own planter or container is gratifying because you can
custom fit it to appropriate dimensions to meet your needs,
plus you save over half the price of retail.
a planter box slightly more challenging than some. Our planter
utilizes compound miter cuts, and if you've never worked with
these interesting and versatile angles, here's a relatively
simple project to get you started.
measurements are based around a standard Rubbermaid kitchen
trash can (to be used as a liner for indoor/outdoor use).
However, based on your needs and climate, you may want to
change the measurements or not worry about an indoor/outdoor
planter. In many case, be sure to provide adequate drainage
for any plant as a totally sealed planting pot (as distinguished
from planter) will eventually cause plant roots to rot and
our outdoor furniture projects, any weather resistant wood
such as cedar, redwood, oak, teak, or even pressure-treated
lumber will work well. For This planter, we used western red