October 19, 2017
Whether kept indoor or outdoors, pot plants make a great addition to any space. They add a certain decorative coziness and make any space look and feel more inviting and liveable. Adding a handmade wooden pot plant holder into the mix gives your plants extra warmth and makes them easier to move, manage and display. If you want to bring your living space to life ‘Do It With Ozito.’ Check out our plans to make your very own pot plant holder.
Compound Mitre Saw
18v Cordless Drill Driver
18v Cordless Jigsaw
18v Cordless Detail Sander
18v Battery Pack
1pc x Dressed Pine: 140 x 19 x 1200mm
8 x 40mm Screws (8-10g)
1 x 6mm Timber Drill Bit
1 x 3mm Timber Drill Bit
1 x Pencil
1 x PH2 Driver Bit (Phillips Head)
1 x Tape Measure
1 x 80 Grit Sandpaper
1 x Jigsaw Blade
4 x Workbench Clamps
Safety glasses & ear protection
Cut 2 lengths at 120mm for sides
Cut 2 lengths at 220mm for top & bottom
Important safety tips and information
Please ensure that any loose clothing, hair, lanyards, etc. are secured and cannot make contact with tools while in use.
Wait until all tools are completely stopped before resting the tool on the bench.
Ensure all personal safety equipment is used suitable to the application.
If you are unsure of how to use any of the tools listed ask someone who has the knowledge before attempting to use the product.
Please also refer to the product manual for usage instructions and tips.
Check the width and length of the timber you’re using will suit the height and width of the pot. Dimensions can be adjusted to suit.
How to ‘Do it With Ozito’
Measure 220mm from one end of the length of timber board and mark a line. Using a mitre saw cut along the marked line.
Repeat this step to create 2 x 220mm lengths & 2 x 120mm lengths.
Clamp timber pieces together with the longer lengths making the top and smaller lengths making the sides.
Using the drill driver with 3mm drill bit, drill pilot holes through the top and bottom pieces into the sides.
Swap the drill bit for the PH2 bit. Using the 40mm screws, screw the sides of the plant holder together.
Mark a circle the same size as the rim of your pot plant on the top piece of timber. Check out our video for a cool tip on how to make your own compass to achieve a perfect circle.
With a 6mm drill bit on the drill, create a hole on the inside edge of the circle.
Insert the blade of the jigsaw into the 6mm hole. Ensure the base plate of the jigsaw is flat on the timber surface and slowly cut around the marked circle. You may need to re-clamp the plant holder to the bench in different positions to complete the cut.
Clean up any rough edges on the timber with a sander.
Place your pot with plant into the hole and you’re done! For more effect, create additional pieces of the holder to stack them together. You can protect the timber with a coat of paint or varnish.
If you’d like to print the plans out to do it yourself download our PDF Ozito – How To Make A Pot Plant Holder guide.
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