Corner Planter Box Plans

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This step by step diy woodworking project is about corner planter box plans. I have designed this corner planter, so you can finally add some new life to your backyard patio or deck. strange as it might seem, this corner planter is super easy to build. The cedar is weather resistant so the box will last for ages. If you enjoy my design, don’t forget to take a look over the rest of my free plans HERE.

There are so many designs and materials to choose from, that we really recommend you to spend some time researching the most suitable plans for your needs. If you still haven’t found what you are looking for, we strongly recommend you to pay attention to these instructions and to check out the related projects, if you want to get more ideas and potential projects for your home and garden.

 

 

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Corner Planter Box Plans

Building a corner planter

Building a corner planter

 

  • A – 6 pieces of 2×2 lumber – 16″ long LEGS
  • B – 4 pieces of 1×2 lumber – 10 1/2″ long, 4 pieces – 28″ long, 4 pieces – 16″ long CLEATS
  • C – 32 pieces of 1×4 lumber – 14″ long SLATS
  • D – 2 pieces of 1×2 lumber – 28″ long, 2 pieces – 17 1/2″ long CLEATS
  • E – 13 pieces of 1×4 lumber – 10 1/2″ long BOTTOM
  • G – 2 pieces of 1×2 lumber –  13 1/2″ long, 2 pieces – 19″ long, 2 pieces – 31″ long TRIMS

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How to build a corner planter box

Building the side panels

Building the side panels

The first step of the project is to build the panels for the sides of the corner planter. Use 1×4 slats for the panels and 1×2 lumber for the cleats. Add glue to the joints and leave no gaps between the components. Align the edges flush and make sure the corners are square. Insert 1 1/4″ nails to secure the cleats to the panels tightly.

Building the sides

Building the sides

After the glue dries out, you need to drill pocket holes along the sides of the panel. Attach the legs to the side panels and align everything with attention. Add glue to the joints and insert 2 1/2″ screws.

Building the back panels

Building the back panels

The next step of the project is to build the back panels for the corner planter box. As you can see in the plans, you need to make this panels wider. Use the same techniques described above to assemble the panels together (glue and 1 1/4″ nails).

Fitting the back panels

Fitting the back panels

Drill pocket holes along the sides of the panels and then secure them to the posts with 2 1/2″ screws. Make sure the edges are flush and add glue to the joints.

Building the front panels

Building the front panels

Build the front panels for the corner planter box, so you can assemble the frame.

Front panels

Front panels

Drill pocket holes along the sides of the panels and then secure them into place with 2 1/2″ screws.

Fitting the cleats

Fitting the cleats

Fit the 1×2 cleats to the bottom of the corner planter box. Cut the cleats at the right dimensions and then secure them into place with 1 1/4″ screws. Align the edges flush and make sure you lock the cleats into place tightly. You can adjust the height at which you place the cleats, according to the containers you are going to fit inside.

Fitting the bottom slats

Fitting the bottom slats

Fit the 1×4 slats to the bottom of the planter box. Cut the slats at the right dimensions and then secure them to the cleats with 1 1/4″ screws. Drill pilot holes before inserting the screws to prevent the wood from splitting.

Fitting the top trims to the planter

Fitting the top trims to the planter

Use 1×2 lumber for the trims. Make 45 degree cuts to the trims, as shown in the diagram. Fit the trims to the planter box and then secure them into place with 1 1/4″ screws. Align the edges flush and add glue to the joints.

Corner planter box plans

Corner planter box plans

One of the last steps of the woodworking project is to take care of the finishing touches. Therefore, fill the pilot holes with wood putty and smooth the surface with 120-grit sandpaper. In order to protect the lumber from water damage, I recommend you to cover the components with several coats of paint. This corner planter would be ideal on a patio or even on a deck.

Corner garden planter plans

Corner garden planter plans

This is a simple woodworking project, so any person with basic diy skills can get the job done in a few hours. If you like my project, I recommend you to take a look over the rest of my woodworking plans HERE. Choose from thousands of free designs and fill your life with DIY joy!

 

 

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