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Flex Seal Flower Pot

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Project by Joe posted 07-27-2019 04:58 PM 996 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

That Flex Seal really works, it made the end side of the planter completely water proof and was very easy to put on. One coat did the job. I used clear and it had the consistency of malaise and dried looking like gloss ploy with a rubber feel. I was very impressed. Not sure about rubbing on it or handling it a great deal. I’ll try to think of other projects. If you have any suggestions let me know. Thanks for looking, Joe

-- CurleyJoe, "You only learn from your mistakes"





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mel52

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#1 posted 07-27-2019 08:28 PM

Beautiful, I will have to keep my wife from seeing it. If she does see it, I have an idea what my next project will be. If I do, I hope it looks as good as yours. Mel

-- MEL, Kansas

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oldrivers

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#2 posted 07-27-2019 08:45 PM

My, My that is a Beautiful Planter. Thanks for the report on Flex Seal I have wondered if it really worked.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#3 posted 07-28-2019 02:06 AM

Very clever. Nice looking too. Please if you think about it in a year or two, it would be great to have an update on how the flexseal is holding up.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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leafherder

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#4 posted 07-28-2019 02:23 AM

Great looking flower pot – of course the obvious flex seal project would be to build your own boat/canoe/kayak (hey in the commercials it works on a screen door so why not) But I imagine it would also work for vases, maybe watering cans or buckets. and certainly toy boats. Have fun experimenting.

-- Leafherder

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Boxguy

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#5 posted 07-31-2019 04:51 AM

Joe, I think this is one of your most innovative projects. What a great idea. I like the look. It should open up possibilities for lots of projects. I liked the shots of the flower pot in progress. It helps us really get the idea.

Remind me to give you some flexible veneer next time we get together. I think that veeneer and your water proofing would make a vase that would really work well.

-- Big Al in IN

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ZachinIowa

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#6 posted 06-09-2020 06:31 PM

Hi Joe,
Curious if the flex seal has held up for you, a year later?

-- Zach

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Joe

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#7 posted 06-10-2020 01:19 AM

Zack, Seems to be holding up just fine as of today. As a matter of fact I am making a couple more only this time I am going to finish the outside with Rubio Monocote, or what I like to call liquid gold. Beautiful finish and easy to apply but very expensive. Thanks for asking, stay safe and healthy, Joe

-- CurleyJoe, "You only learn from your mistakes"

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