POT IN A BOX
Gather your supplies
•184 x 19mm x 1.8m dressed pine (2)
• Plastic-coated screw hooks (3)
• White plastic outer pots (3)
• Potted herbs (3)
You’ll also need
Circular saw; tape measure; pencil; cordless drill and 3mm bit; 50mm wood screws; pine wood filler; sandpaper; clear water-based varnish; paintbrush; scissors
STEP 1 Cut 1 length of pine into two 900mm long pieces for top and base with circular saw.
STEP 2 Measure, mark and cut two 600mm long pieces for sides from other length.
STEP 3 Butt sides into top and base, predrill into sides, then screw together.
STEP 4 Use wood filler to fill screw holes, let dry then sand smooth.
STEP 5 Apply 2 coats of clear varnish to frame, allowing to dry after each coat.
STEP 6 Mark centre of top on inside with pencil and 2 spots either side at equal distance from centre. STEP 7 Predrill, then screw in the hooks.
STEP 8 Drill holes in opposite sides of white plastic outer pots.
STEP 9 Cut 3 lengths of twine about 600mm long and thread twine through holes in outer pots. Tie knots to secure.
STEP 10 Fill outer pots with potted herbs, then hang on hooks.