How to Make a Hanging Copper Planter

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Hanging Copper Planter

Hanging Copper Planter

Make a hanging planter using copper piping, poplar wood and sisal rope.

From: Danmade

Materials and Tools:

1/2” x 10’ copper pipe
1x10 x 4’ poplar wood
hand saw
jig saw
speed square
permanent marker
1/2” drill bit
pipe cutter
3/16” sisal rope
(2) 4” terra cotta pots
(1) 4” terra cotta dish

Cut Wood

Measure and mark 1x10 poplar wood at 10” with a pencil. Use a speed square and pencil to make a straight line on the 10” mark. Cut wood using a hand saw. Repeat to make three wood planks at 10”.

Cut Out Circles

On two of the planks, place the terra cotta dish upside down in the center. Trace using a pencil. Drill a hole inside of the circle using a 1/2-inch drill bit, and cut out circle using a jig saw.

Drill Holes in Corners

On all three planks, measure in 1” from each corner and mark with a plus sign in all four corners. Drill holes in all four corners using a 1/2-inch drill bit.

Cut Piping

Measure and mark 1/2-inch copper piping at 10” using a permanent marker. Cut on mark using a pipe cutter. Repeat to create a total of eight 10-inch pieces of 1/2-inch copper piping.

Cut Rope

Cut 3/16-inch sisal rope at 96”. Repeat to create a total of 4 ropes at 96”. Tie a knot at the end of all four ropes.

Assemble Planter

Slide the four ropes through the solid wood plank without the circle cut out. Slide the 10” pieces of 1/2-inch copper pipe onto each rope. Slide the rope through all four corners of the next plank, followed by the pipe. Repeat these steps for the last plank.

Add Plants

Insert pots and hang.

Place Terra Cotta Pots

Place Terra Cotta Pots

Place terra cotta pots inside holes in wood pieces.

From: Danmade

Hanging Copper Planter

Hanging Copper Planter

Make a hanging planter using copper piping, poplar wood and sisal rope.

From: Danmade

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