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Pyramid Planter

Having your herbs outside your kitchen and at the right height is just one of the uses for a pyramid planter. Be inspired to build your own version of a pyramid planter when Peter and Annalien give you a step by step guide to show you exactly how.        

You will need

 Tools  Materials
  20mm PAR (Pine planed all round)
PST 18 JigSaw bottom rack and feet slats 120 mm x 1000mm – 6 pieces
PSR 18 Cordless drill fourth tier 120mm x 800 mm – 4 pieces
PSM 18 Cordless Sander third tier 120mm x 600mm – 4 pieces
Pex Sander second tier 120mm x 500mm – 4 pieces
PTK 3.6 tacker Top tier 120mm – 400mm – 4 pieces
  linseed oil
  plastic to line inside
  4 x 60mm screws
  4 x 40mm screws
  plants/herbs – plenty!!!
  3-6mm ply wood for name tags
  18mm ply wood – 1000mm x 1000mm – 1 piece

Pyramid planter Steps

1. Make a square first (2 slats on the bottom and two on top) and allow about 50mm – 100mm overhang where they are going to join each other.

2. Mark and measure exactly where each slat joins each other ( this will become your joint later on.)

3. Cut your slats to size by using an angle of your choice

4. Place slats in a square shape on base and cut the base accordingly allowing for a slight overhang

5. Cut grooves where each slat joins each other to create joint  

6. Cut the tiers according to the plants you want to use.

7. Place all the tiers together and adjust until you have a neat pyramid.( Bottom to top)

8 Join with screws using pocket holes

9. Drill holes in base

10 .Add plastic sheeting on the bottom  

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