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Cedar Wall Planter



This simple cedar wall planter is great for herbs or spring flowers. Jamison from RogueEngineer.com provides the step-by-step plans showing you exaclt how to make your very own.

Click here to download Rogue Engineer's plans for this How-To!

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  1. Project Steps

    1. Step: 1

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      Cut List: Cut the boards as shown in the cut list using a miter saw.

    2. Step: 2

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      Assemble Back Assemble the back by drilling pocket holes in the boards as shown and screwing together using 1-1/4" pocket screws.

    3. Step: 3

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      Install Sides Install sides as shown using wood glue and 1-1/4" brad nails.

    4. Step: 4

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      Install Fronts Install fronts as shown using wood glue and 1-1/4" brad nails.

    5. Step: 5

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      Cut French Cleat To create a french cleat rip a scrap 1x4 board (about 24" in length) down the middle on a 45 degree angle.

    6. Step: 6

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      Install French Cleat and Hang Planter Install one side of the cleat on the planter using 1-1/4" exterior screws and the other on the wall. Note: Be sure to check for level throughout this step and if installing cleat into brick or cement you'll need a hammer drill and concrete anchors. For more photos of this build process be sure to check out the wall planter build post at RogueEngineer.com

Comments (5)


  • I made this, came out beautiful. Great instructions too, much thanks.

    By sean7012, on May 28, 2015

  • Great tutorial! Thanks!

    By remicorson, on November 3, 2017

  • The link to these plans is not working.

    By sthorne1221, on February 16, 2018
    • @sthorne1221 the link should be fixed now. Thank you for notifying us!

      By RYOBI NATION, on February 16, 2018

  • Where is the tutorial for this item?

    By sthorne1221, on March 31, 2018

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Cedar Wall Planter

by Rogue Engineer
Mar 21, 2015
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This simple cedar wall planter is great for herbs or spring flowers. Jamison from <a href="http://rogueengineer.com/">RogueEngineer.com</a> provides the step-by-step plans showing you exaclt how to make your very own. <a href="http://eff5c75290b0e498bfcc-cdb2fd2cc8e016557784fa363a2704b5.r93.cf1.rackcdn.com/pdf/DIY%20Wall%20Planter%20Plans%20-%20Rogue%20Engineer.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to download Rogue Engineer's plans for this How-To! </a>

Project Steps

  1. Step: 1
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    Cut List: Cut the boards as shown in the cut list using a miter saw.

  2. Step: 2
    Huge f84be0f2 7541 4245 a869 328e3f255d75

    Assemble Back Assemble the back by drilling pocket holes in the boards as shown and screwing together using 1-1/4" pocket screws.

  3. Step: 3
    Huge 9fb55c17 ef25 45b7 a260 4c9a92e4e127

    Install Sides Install sides as shown using wood glue and 1-1/4" brad nails.

  4. Step: 4
    Huge 9ee6b552 a620 4605 8110 0c9b331c801f

    Install Fronts Install fronts as shown using wood glue and 1-1/4" brad nails.

  5. Step: 5
    Huge 6967f271 3895 4bb7 b452 9748c54842d9

    Cut French Cleat To create a french cleat rip a scrap 1x4 board (about 24" in length) down the middle on a 45 degree angle.

  6. Step: 6
    Huge 0b9f3ab3 3f05 42cd bbbd eb3805a12507

    Install French Cleat and Hang Planter Install one side of the cleat on the planter using 1-1/4" exterior screws and the other on the wall. Note: Be sure to check for level throughout this step and if installing cleat into brick or cement you'll need a hammer drill and concrete anchors. For more photos of this build process be sure to check out the wall planter build post at RogueEngineer.com