How To Build A Stone Planter Box
Senior Technical Editor Mark Powers shows how to stack cast-concrete blocks to make a stone planter.
How to build a stone planter box. Apr 8 2019 - Explore Patricia Cs board Stone planters on Pinterest. Next cut out a wooden board for the bottom of the box and drill a few holes through it for drainage. Using your 2 in 2 in 51 cm 51 cm.
See more ideas about stone planters planters outdoor gardens. Drill at least five drainage holes in the bottom of the box. You will be making a mortar mix using 4 parts sand to 1 part cement so will need more sand than cement.
To build a wooden planter box start by cutting some wooden planks so you have 2 that are 2 feet long and 2 that are 4 feet long. Try to pick stone that is not too rounded or jagged. To help keep stones from shifting we used paving base the full length of the box 8 feet by 17 inches for a narrow box that was needed for the area.
Paving base 3 - 40 pound bags. Screw the bottom to the planter box by drilling through the sides of the box. Dave finds out how to build a stone planter.
Space the holes evenly. Drill them no more than 34-inch wide. Then use a drill and galvanized screws to attach the ends of the planks so they form a long rectangular box.
Feb 18 2016 - Explore Exceptional Stones board Stone Planters followed by 327 people on Pinterest. This helps with expansion due to the weather and also preventing mold. We used a 2 x 4 and a level for the area to make sure it would be flat.
Stamped into place and measured again for leveling. Turn the planter over. After the drainage rocks we put down landscape fabric which we secured the top of.
Flat is easier to work with. 2 Cut your pieces using your circular saw and fit them in by hand. See below for a shopping list and toolsSUBSCRIBE to T.
If youve constructed a very large planter you may need to add additional holes. See more ideas about backyard landscaping yard landscaping front yard landscaping. Stones or rocks.
Your length should be 33 inches 84 cm and your width 105 inches 27 cm if youre building a medium-sized planter box. You may need more than you think so gather a good amount.