Make a rustic wheelbarrow garden planter. Easy DIY weekend project.

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Blog entry by Stevinmarin posted 04-19-2013 05:02 PM 4116 reads 4 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a decorative planter for the garden made out of pallet wood. It’s a super easy project you can make in a day or so using basic tools.

More information about this project and download free plans.

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers.

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#1 posted 04-19-2013 05:11 PM

I’m really loving these garden projects of yours, Steve. Particularly when we got about 6” of snow yesterday… ;-)

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#2 posted 04-19-2013 05:20 PM

Nice little project.
I enjoy your attitude.

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#3 posted 04-19-2013 05:22 PM

nice project Steve, like simple projects and look very nice on your garden!

-- Jorge Velez, Guadalajara, Mexico.

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#4 posted 04-19-2013 05:26 PM

Buuuuuuttt Steeevvee!!! .... How can I use the wheel Burrow if it’s full of flowers?!

(Love the projects! Keeps em up!~)

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#5 posted 04-19-2013 05:33 PM

Great job Steve! I’m really enjoying the pallet projects!

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#6 posted 04-19-2013 05:55 PM

Cool! Love the price as well.

-- Shameless - Winner of two Stumpy Nubs Awards

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#7 posted 04-19-2013 06:58 PM

Do you have to go to a specialty drywall store to get those drywall nails? Nice video. :)

-- Kyle

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#8 posted 04-20-2013 12:37 AM

Another wonderful project for a real useful item

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#9 posted 04-20-2013 03:37 AM

Really COOL the way you made use of the Forklift slots for the handles! NICE!

COOL lil yard decoration… I can use one to put Pine Cones in…

Thank you!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#10 posted 04-20-2013 06:03 AM

Steve, your vids always put a smile on my face. And I really needed it about now. Thanks.

Kudos to a nice project too. You make it so real, with all the errors included. And you just laugh right through it. That takes real guts to put yourself out there like that week after week. Hey, you should carry some of those ‘Drywall Nails” on your website. I think folks would really scarf them up in a hurry. Oh, and you screwed and glued, but no tattoo? Thanks again for making me smile.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#11 posted 04-23-2013 05:44 PM

Well, I’ve got a problem. Even though I may have absolutely no inclination about building a certain project or are even interested, I still feel compelled to watch your video’s. Go figure.

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

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#12 posted 06-01-2013 06:02 AM

Very inspireing!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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