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by Ron Hazelton on June 14, 2014 in News
by Ron Hazelton on June 05, 2014 in News
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Could you e mail me the plan. I would like to make this but just looking at the procedure I would need a plan to complete. carole
I agree with "WAYNE HI", I would add a "T" in the middle to give it more support, the planters can get heavy. For pipe size, I would use a minimum of 3/4" -40 G. PVC, otherwise it may not support the weight. To "CALT", Home Depot only sells 3/4" corner pieces with 2 3/4" sides and one 1/2" threaded side, so you have to use a 3/4" adapter but I found that Lowe's carry the corner pieces with all 3/4 sides, not need to use a adapter and is cheaper ($1.60 compare to $1.85 plus adapter) To "EDDIE LAM" thanks for the photo, I just printed it, it will help me to figure out how many pieces I need, the size I'll have to make it according to the planters size. To Ron Hazelton, thanks for this tip, it will make one great planter, easer and longer lasting than the one I made with wood. Keep up the good work.
I would instal a "T" in the middle edges of the middle shelf and the bottom legs to add some support to the shelves.
How would I get the plan that you show to make this planter.
I see either a reducer or threaded end on the horizontal runners. Why?
HELLO - HOW DO I GET A COPY OF THE DRAWING AND THE DIMENSIONS?? TKS, RAY
Great spring project with the kids. Thanks for the idea.
I can see adding a male hose fitting on the bottom, drip lines for the top planter and misting nozzles for the other two.
Inane or Ignorance seems to pervade,, 1> Measure YOUR planter box ,, 2> consider the weight of what you're putting in it -drainage gravel/rock, soil, plants ,, bear in mind -water is 8.33 lbs. per gallon -- that tells you don't want 1/8" thick walled pvc pipe... I believe we're seeing our education system is proof of 'dumbing-down' America.... Hey Ron, I think I'll apply to a mini pond and use in-ground pvc for building a waterfall.. Thnx .!
I like this too. Look easy to do. Thanks Ron
I agree! Everything looks great except there aren't any dimensions ! The ones shown in the video on the plans you are holding are not readable!
Ron, I would have put my cut in the "L" mitre jig you made farther down so the bulk of the pipe would lay on the board and not hang out the end to fall on the floor...other than that I will be making some of these to fill in between our sidewalk and our front porch. Thank you....
Great tip on cutting a bunch of PVC or anything to same length. However, since you're using a saw that cuts on the pull stroke, I would have turned the jig around so on the pulling/cutting stroke, it was held against the fixed piece of wood, vs. having to hole it with thumb/hand.
I really like this idea and would like to make several. Would like to have a basic plan to know the sizes of pipe and the different fittings to make it.
Awesome project! I just finished one and am starting my second, for a gift. It only takes about an hour to complete the first one and less after that! That includes shopping for the materials.
How did the better half like it Al? Let us know.
Which are you George?
Wow, I think it is YOU that has the anger management issues. I was simply making an observation that SOME people prefer to READ instructions, and not be forced to watch some video in order to see the project and what it entails. I suggest that BOTH are available as a CHOICE.
Don't know why an innocuous comment would get your knickers in a knot, but then, that's YOUR problem, not mine.
Oh, and by the way...it's effect, not affect.
If after watching this, someone still needs hand holding to get it accomplished, then they probably shouldn't be attempting it in the first place.Some people are DIYers,..some aren't.
I think Ron expects people to have at least 2 brain cells, and be able to do simple planning & math.The first 3 words of your post are very apropos.
Or YOU could CHOOSE option 3, and not watch at all, since it OBVIOUSLY bothers you so much that your 17 wasted years of anger management classes no longer have any affect.
Good morning Ron, I love the project. It's a shame that not everybody can look at your project and realize that, since it is a basic design that can be modified, it will require a little bit of actual thinking of sizing to fit their needs. Have a wonderful day and thank you for all of your creative and simple ideas.Scott-Fremont, CA
The planter looks great and both my husband & I watched your video and would like to make this planter. Could you possibly have the plans available to print??
Thanks so much Ron. this is exactly what I need to display my cacti collection. And thank you for giving us a choice - video or reading . some of us like myself are very visual - I like to see step by step how its done. The saying is so true - its impossible to make everyone happy. Some people get up in the morning and have a complaint ready to share with the world. Thaks again for all your helpful ideas. Happy Holidays to you and yours,Karine Tucson AZ
A lot of people said it would be nice if he posted plans that you could print . I think if you wanted the very same size of planter boxes he could have But really for this after watching this do you really need plans?
Are people too lazy or unable to read? Is there any way we can have a choice between reading and watching a video? Seems that there used to be a choice, now it's almost standard at this site. Just a list of materials and a few pictures is a lot less time consuming.
HI RON THIS PLANTER WAS AWESOME PROJECT MY WIFE GOING TO LOVE IT THANKS FOR SHARE IT
......yes, I too would like to have the plans. Seems silly to show & tell, but not how.
You did not mention the diameter of the pvc.
I'm 87 and have made a lot of "things" out of pvc pipe but this one is the best and most useful I have seen. I would make one if plans were available. How about it Ron?
Same here,how about a list of materials.How many 3 way elbows and what size pipe,yada,yada,yada.
where do i get the plan
So simple, why hadn't we thought of it. The patio will be alive with color this Spring.
I like the planter box.I know those boxes come in various sizes,so the measurements would have to vary.It seems as though you'd hav to do your own measurements because of the various box sizes and go from there.Bring the box you plan to use to get the right sizes of pvc.I really like this idea .
I don't think Ron wants you to know about the dimensions.
My guess is one inch pcv pipe. but I agree with the others below for the size & the plans that can be printed out.