This Do-it-yourself projects category features a collection of DIY free woodworking plans to build garden planter boxes from woodworker related web sites. The woodworking information found on these sites range in quantity and quality.
This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a square planter box. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.
To make a longer planter box, all you will need to do is extend the length of the rails and top frame a bit. Then cut a few extra side panels. It is assembled the same way as the smaller planter box. The cutting diagrams and materials list are available to download in this Online Extra.
When built, this tall cedar planter will accommodate an 18 inch wide pot and stand about 24 inches tall. Perfect for either side of your front door or walkway. If you choose not to use cedar, make sure you do choose an exterior grade lumber for this project.
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