DIY Train Planter Projects [Picture Instructions]

With spring coming in the corner, we are looking some unique garden planters for Spring garden decoration. Here is a simple and cool idea to build a little train planter and put it in your garden to enhance your garden appearance in front of house or in your backyard. Your kids will for sure love these DIY Train Planters that made out of old wood crates .These DIY Train Planters are pretty easy to make. All you need for this DIY woodworking project are some wood crates (new or old), a hammer, a chisel, and a bunch of cute flowers. Attach the train cabins to each other via a couple of chains and fashion some kind of wheel-look-a-likes to nail into the sides. Paint the train into any color and create this unique fairy looking train planter to brighten your whole garden.

DIY Train Planters from Wood Crate Picture Instructions

Click the link below to see how you can recycle some old crates and build such a cute train planter. This train planter is easy to make and is just made out of old crates! If you’ve got access to used wooden crates, re-purposing them as train planters is one beautiful project you can do with them. What a brilliant idea!  You can recycle other even wine barrel or wood log to make train planters as inspired from our collections below.

All supplies you need:

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

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You can get full step-by-step instructions here from Facilisimo.