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.
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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
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.
Tin cans on top…
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.
How about small cube containers for your desk?
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?