NEW! What could be cuter in that special spot in your yard or garden?
Make this adorable planter couple and bench entirely with boards salvaged from free shipping pallets and a little rope! Using wood from recycled pallets just makes sense...not only do you save money making these useful Planters but you also help the environment by saving trees and keeping used pallets out of landfills. Planters hold up to an 8" dia. pot. (12" square planters, bench 32" long)
NOTE: Pine boards or low-cost fence boards can also be used to make this fun project in lieu of salvaged pallet boards.
Wood: Approximately two Standard Wood Pallets.
Hardware/Materials: Required for assembly and yard display.
Nails - 1 box of finish nails 3/4" to 1" long.
Rope - 1/2" dia x 94" long, Manila.
Tools: Scroll Saw, Band Saw or Hand held jigsaw (sabre saw) with non-chipping, scrolling blade, Tape Measure, Hammer and/or Nail Gun, power drill and 1/2" dia. drill bit.
Supplies: Transfer paper (#CARB), pencil & clear tape.
Sand paper - medium & fine grits.
Paint brushes - 1/4" wide brush.
Exterior Wood Glue - (#GLUETB3).
Paint: The following suggested colors of acrylic paint:
2084 - Lisa Pink
2505 - White
2506 - Black
Sealer: High-grade, non-yellowing, semi-gloss UV protected project sealer (#POLYQT) for outdoor protection.
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