How to Build a Wooden Planter Box

An simple planter box that's all curves and circles

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Miter saw
  • Cordless drill
  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • Countersink drill bit
  • Level
  • Drill bit set
  • Jigsaw

You'll also need a compass, along with the top of a 5-gallon bucket as a template for the brackets.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • 1 x 10
  • 1 x 3
  • 2 x 8
  • 6-in. clay pots
  • 2-in. exterior screws
  • 3-in. exterior screws (for attaching to the house)