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GREENHOUSE

  • June 27, 2016

Ollie
Ollie
Ollie
Ollie

A love of gardening and propagating motived myself, with nudging from my wife, to build a greenhouse to house not only plants and potting goods, but also my favorite items, my outdoor Ryobi tools which are used almost daily. I built the structure on concrete blocks, and used 3/8" anchors to hold the bottom plate of the walls. The windows are discarded glass from sliding patio doors, which saved a bundle of money since these are readily available and inexpensive. I used my Ryobi nail gun for the cedar wood trim and siding, and installed the clear plastic roofing to maximize sunlight in the greenhouse. I am starting to fill it up already, and am looking forward to many hours of enjoyable projects thanks to this new addition!

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  • This is quite a step up from the bird feeder, but it seems you were up to the challenge! It looks great! Using sliding patio doors as windows looks like a smart move. Looks like you have a perfect place for your RYOBI tools as well as your plants. How long did this project take?
    By RYOBI Nation, on June 29, 2016
    • Thank you for your nice comments, I definitely love the final result! Time wise for this project, I would say it took me just over 6 days, as I would work on it about 4 to 6 hours a day depending on which stage I was at. And you are right, it is a perfect place for my outdoor RYOBI tools, they are ready to grab whenever I need them for all of my landscaping projects. The batteries and chargers I store inside the garage with my additional RYOBI tools. I think it is great that you have these RYOBI NATION contests every month, a perfect way to let people showcase their projects! Thank you!
      By Ollie, on June 30, 2016

  • It's our pleasure! We love the chance to see what kind of amazing, creative things people are able to build with our tools! Projects like yours is what it's all about. Good luck!
    By RYOBI Nation, on July 1, 2016

  • Congrats!
    By fEzZ, on August 2, 2016

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GREENHOUSE

by Ollie
Jun 27, 2016
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A love of gardening and propagating motived myself, with nudging from my wife, to build a greenhouse to house not only plants and potting goods, but also my favorite items, my outdoor Ryobi tools which are used almost daily. I built the structure on concrete blocks, and used 3/8" anchors to hold the bottom plate of the walls. The windows are discarded glass from sliding patio doors, which saved a bundle of money since these are readily available and inexpensive. I used my Ryobi nail gun for the cedar wood trim and siding, and installed the clear plastic roofing to maximize sunlight in the greenhouse. I am starting to fill it up already, and am looking forward to many hours of enjoyable projects thanks to this new addition!