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Materials and Tools:
4 1/2-inch edging for shelves
waterproof construction adhesive
4d 2 1/2-inch stainless steel decking screws
4d 1 1/4-inch stainless steel finishing nails
stain or paint
Expand your garden with this multi-purpose plant stand.
Start by cutting the pieces: (4) 4-foot legs made of 2x2x6s, 4 1/2-inch nailer to fit shelf edging, (1) 2-foot square bottom shelf made of 1/2-inch plywood, (1) 1-foot five-inch square middle shelf, (1) 10-inch square top shelf.
Cut off corners of shelves leaving 5 1/2-inch edges.
Drill weep holes in center of shelves.
Cut 3/4- x 1/2-inch rabbets in shelf edging.
Cut lengths to fit around all shelf edges.
Run bead of adhesive inside rabbet and toenail edging to shelves.
Cut notches in legs for shelves.
Glue and screw shelves to legs.
Cut leg tops at 19-degree angle to fit flush against each other.
Glue and screw legs together.
Cut leg bottoms flat to ground. Legs should be approximately 3 feet 10 1/2 inches long.
Tip: For looks and sun, vary the sizes of potted plants on the stand.