Watch learn how to construct an out of doors DIY monogram letter utilizing simple to observe woodworking plans. This massive wooden monogram planter field holds flowers, succulents, or herbs for a huge impact in your porch or at an out of doors wedding ceremony.
You’ll additionally love our different outside woodworking plans like our raised backyard mattress desk and backyard arbor plant trellis.
Easy methods to Construct a Giant Outside DIY Monogram
A couple of years again, we fell in love with this inventive and LARGE outside monogram flower planter that Michelle and Ryan from Ellery Designs constructed.
They shared their common tutorial right here and it went viral!
Since then, we’ve been inundated with requests for extra detailed woodworking plans for particular letter planters.
We collaborated with Ryan and Michelle to adapt their technique to make it somewhat simpler and to make use of extra generally accessible cedar board sizes.
And we’ve accomplished plans for 8 of essentially the most generally requested for letters!
Add your vote right here to maneuver your letter up our to-do checklist.
The video above exhibits an outline of learn how to construct a big wooden monogram following Michelle and Ryan’s approach which is detailed in every wooden monogram letter plan.
To construct a DIY monogram letter planter field:
- Obtain the monogram planter plans right here.
- Assemble the cedar letter backing utilizing pocket holes.
- Connect the cedar planter sides.
- Trim and set up the cedar planter slats.
- Minimize and set up the cedar planter trim.
- Drill drainage holes and set up non-obligatory panorama material lining.
- Plant flowers, herbs, or succulents and revel in!
This letter-shaped vertical planter makes a pleasant assertion on your personal patio or entrance porch, as a housewarming present, or as decor for an out of doors wedding ceremony, too!
See extra concepts for an out of doors wedding ceremony, corresponding to DIY Transportable Marriage ceremony Arch Arbor | Standing A-Body Chalkboard Easel
How massive is this huge wooden monogram?
These giant picket monogram letters are every designed to be 54″ tall and 5″ deep, and range between 42-48″ vast relying on the letter.
That’s 4 1/2 toes tall and 4 toes vast!
Simply have a look at how massive this planter stands, and consider how wonderful it would look all stuffed up with flowers!
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What talent degree can construct this monogram planter?
Anybody from a newbie to a sophisticated woodworker can construct a monogram planter because of our detailed woodworking plans.
We did all the maths for you so that you don’t have to determine which angles to miter or bevel to create the wooden letter shapes.
Some letters are simpler to construct than others, and are constructed with solely 90 and 45 diploma miter cuts, and no angled bevels on the perimeters:
- H (accessible now!)
Different letters require a couple of extra advanced angles to create the letter shapes, however once more — we’ve accomplished all of the geometry and angles for you within the plans! So all that you must do is tune up your noticed and begin slicing.
Plans for every of the letters are coming to the store, so join right here to be notified when your planter letter plans are prepared!
Any starting woodworking who is able to up their abilities can construct this planter. Simply pay shut consideration to your angles and measure rigorously as you construct for a pro-level construct.
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What instruments do I must construct a monogram planter?
As you’ll be able to see within the video above, a compound miter noticed is a should for the miters and bevels required to make the wooden monogram shapes.
A desk noticed can also be really helpful for a beveled tight match on the planter slats, however you can even trim the boards to width (with or with out beveling) utilizing a round noticed.
(While you do up your DIY recreation and buy a desk noticed, be sure you construct a pleasant desk noticed workbench, too!)
You’ll additionally want a pocket gap jig for assembling the backing, a brad nailer, and a drill/driver, plus an out of doors/exterior wooden glue.
For any woodworking plan, we additionally suggest bar clamps, a top quality measuring tape, a carpenter’s sq., and, in fact, correct security gear!
How a lot does it price to construct this huge monogram letter planter?
This planter is designed utilizing climate resistant and long-lasting cedar boards.
The precise variety of boards wanted varies by letter, and, in fact, lumber costs range significantly proper now! Our letter D price about $120 in lumber, and most letters require an identical variety of cedar boards.
Can I construct with pine as a substitute?
In fact — as a DIYer, you’ll be able to at all times change the fabric! Widespread pine boards (or whitewood boards) gained’t final lengthy outdoor, although, and are usually much less straight than cedar or different larger priced lumber.
Should you’ll be utilizing your monogram for fake flowers indoors, then pine boards would probably be positive.
Outdoor, we nonetheless suggest cedar, and look how nice Michelle’s monogram Okay nonetheless appears to be like even years later!
How do you hold a big monogram?
This monogram planter is BIG and when it’s full of filth and crops, it’s heavy, too.
To hold this safely and securely, we suggest drilling instantly by means of the planter backing and into the aspect of the home (or fence) utilizing further lengthy screws in a number of locations.
As at all times, be sure you match your fastener to your materials for a powerful and sturdy hanging planter!
Need a big letter, however no flowers? Construct a big wooden monogram letter like this.
What can I plant in a vertical monogram letter planter?
You’ll must plant flowers that can thrive in accordance with the placement of the planter. Matching solar and shade wants is essential!
The planter gives about 3 1/2″ of soil depth, so most annuals will do nicely when their solar, water, and soil wants are met.
Readers have reported success with rising portulaca (moss rose) and viola, violet, and pansy crops as nicely.
Succulents (with a well-fitted soil combine) or herbs may also be grown on this vertical planter.
For Michelle’s planter on her shaded porch, impatiens thrive throughout the spring and summer season and the mums look nice within the fall, too!
As with all raised planter, be sure you water adequately so the crops don’t dry up! Michelle stories watering her impatiens about each 3 days.
Learn Michelle’s ideas for planting the monogram letter planter right here.
Or, use our simple early spring trick…. use faux flowers 😉
Michelle has additionally swapped out her annuals for fake flowers, fake fall flowers and decor, and stuffed it up with Christmas garland, too, so stay crops aren’t required for this monogram to look wonderful!
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