This Raised Planter Box Is Incredibly Easy and Simple to Make

Those seeking inspiration for their next DIY marvel have landed in the right place! This simple-to-make raised planter is perfect for all sorts of interior or exterior uses. What’s so great about it? Well, simply the fact that anyone can make it, even those who’ve just begun their journey into DIY adventures. Check out the materials you’ll need and the step-by-step guide below.

Necessary Materials for the Raised Planter Box

This Raised Planter Box Is Incredibly Easy and Simple To Make
Necessary Materials for the Raised Planter Box

To make this beautiful raised planter box, you need to prepare the following materials:

  • 2×2 wood, for the stand and shelving
  • A board, used for the planter box
  • Miter
  • Drill
  • Staple gun and nails
  • Screw
  • Hammer
  • Sanding machine
  • Wood glue
  • Dowel rod
  • Paint (or stain)
  • Pond liner
  • Plastic planter

Step-By-Step Construction Guide

Check out what steps you need to follow if you want to make a raised planter box for your interior or exterior.

Step One
Cut the wood and the board pieces using a miter. If you don’t have one, simply use a circular saw. Drill pocket holes, and grab the wood pieces you’ll use to create the planter box. Apply wood glue along the sides and attach them together, pressing slightly.

Step-By-Step Construction Guide

Insert the screws in the pocket holes. Repeat the process on all four sides of the planter box. You can band-clamp the planter box to hold it tightly in one place before setting them aside, allowing the glue to dry completely.

Step Two:
You can set the planter’s stand while waiting for the glue to set firmly. Spread glue evenly on all sides of the stand and attach them. Put glue in the pocket holes you’ve drilled, and insert dowel rods. Let the glue dry completely.

Step Three:

Step-By-Step Construction Guide

Once the glue has dried out, cut the wood pieces for the joints and shelving. Attach them to the planter stand, using glue and rods again. Allow it to dry before sanding the raised planter and painting or staining it to your liking. Finally, place the pond liner on the planter box, and put soil and flowers you like in the plastic box for flowers before putting it in the wooden planter you’ve just built.