• The fronts, backs, and sides for each separate planter box
should come from the same board. Mark the boards so they can be reassembled the
way they were cut from the board, so the grain lines up around corners.
• Cut the fronts, backs, and sides of the three boxes to
length, with bevels on their ends.
• Glue up boards for the bottom panels, plane to finished
thickness, and cut to finished length and width.
• Machine a groove to accept the bottom panels in each of
the parts. (photo 1)
• Place boards from one planter box end to end, face down on
a flat surface and apply masking tape across three of
• Apply glue to bevel joints, install bottom panel, and wrap
box together. Apply masking tape across final joint and let
dry. (photo 2)
• Repeat for the other two planter boxes.
• Drill holes for wooden dowel pegs, then glue pegs and tap
in. (photo 3)
• When dry, sand the faces of planter boxes flush, and ease
• Cut long side supports to length, and at correct angle.