Vertical wall planter Create a wall planter with intriguing angles to best display your potted plants.
Sometimes it is difficult to find space to best display small potted plants. This fairly simple DIY allows you to do precisely that, displaying them on a wall wherever it suits you.
You Will Want Cutting list
3 x 22mm x 144mm x 1.8m PAR Pine cut to:
1 x 1.4m x 144mm x 22mm (upright)
4 x 185mm x 144mm x 22mm (horizontal pieces)
4 x 260mm x 144mm x 22mm, with 45° ends angled in towards each other
4mm x 35mm trimming screws Wood paste
4 x 12cm pots
Cordless drill, sanding block/sander, tape measure, pencil, combination square, 102mm pit saw, mitre saw or jigsaw, paintbrush, speed pilot
•Mark and cut the bits according to the cutting list.
•Locate the centre of a diagonal piece and make a mark. Utilize the hole saw and cordless drill to drill a hole at the mark. Repeat on the other three pieces.
•Line up one diagonal piece with a finish of this extended vertical piece.
Then take one flat piece and place it up against the other end of the diagonal piece. Mark where this flat bit is.
•drill two pilot holes in the extended upright bit, within the symbols from Step 3.
•Create a mark at the end of the vertical piece where the diagonal piece is going to be, and drill two pilot holes.
•Put the long vertical piece on its own side, and glue and screw the flat piece in place.
•Glue and screw the angled piece set up.
•Quantify 400mm from the horizontal piece and make a mark. Repeat the practice of drilling pilot holes and gluing and screwing the horizontal bits to the upright. Repeat until all four uprights and diagonals have been set up.
•Fill any gaps with wood filler and sand the completed stand.
•Paint or seal the finished stand. We used a Rust-Oleum wood stain and a satin varnish.
•Hang the stand around the wall utilizing powerful wall anchors.