July 30, 2021
Transform Old Crates into a Train Planter

Transform Old Crates into a Train Planter

Want another fun garden idea? This train planter is easy to make and is just made out of old crates!

Old Crate Train Planter

If you’ve got access to used wooden crates, repurposing them as train planters are one beautiful project you can do with them. It will surely make your yard a happier place, and kids especially will love them!

Like the idea of train planters but don’t know where to get wooden crates? We have other train planter ideas for you in our album below!

Do you know anyone who will love this garden project?

You’ll need these materials:

  • Old Crates
  • Wooden Circles (or any circular object you can attach as wheels)
  • Extra Plywood
  • Chains
  • White Paint/Spray Paint
  • 2 Empty Containers (which will serve as a chimney)
  • Wood Glue
  • Plants

And these tools:

  • Paint Brush
  • Saw
  • Drill

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Thanks to Facilisimo for this great project. You can get step-by-step instructions here

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