DIY Wood Crate Train Planter Tutorial

We have featured the train planters tutorials before, making of wine crate or wine barrel. And today I make this Train Planter more specified with details below. If you have concrete ground as mine, or want to add a bit whimsical touch to your front door or garden edgings, you will love this easy crafty Choo Choo Wood Crate Train Planter.

DIY Wood Crate Train Planter Tutorial

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All supplies you need:

  • Wood crate, buy new or recycle. I used carton box from Amazon for temporary use, and it turned out great. HOHO…
  • Circles as wheels, Stove burner covers round are perfect to save time
  • Spray Paint
  • Steel Chain
  • 1 or 2 tin cans as chinmey
  • Tools as nails, hammer, chisel etc

Get some circle wood plates or wood bark from tree log, paint and nail to crates

DIY Wood Crate Train Planter Tutorial

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.

DIY Wood Crate Train Planter Tutorial

Tin cans on top…

DIY Wood Crate Train Planter TutorialDIY Wood Crate Train Planter Tutorial

Want more ideas on recycle wood crate? Check it out Here: DIY Wood Crate Up-cycle Ideas and Projects

Put your flower pot inside or use it as planter directly.

DIY Wood Crate Train Planter Tutorial

How about small cube containers for your desk?

DIY Wood Crate Train Planter Tutorial

Image:  Wooden Train Cacti Succulent Plant Pot / Flower Planter

What a fabulous idea! Thanks to Karme for sharing this easy and green way to recycle wood crates for gardening. You can check out more details Here: Chupp chuppp, Travelers to the train?