How to Build a Hexagon Planter

Build a DIY hexagon-shaped planter for a beautiful and unique raised garden bed.

Build a DIY hexagon-shaped planter for a beautiful and unique raised garden bed.

Hexagon planter boxes are an attractive and unique way to grow plants on your deck or in your backyard. Build a few of these planters in different sizes and heights for an impressive alternative to rectangular raised garden beds. After completing your new hexagon planter, add a trellis to your hexagon planter to support climbing plants like honeysuckle, tomatoes or ivy. Just follow our step-by-step tutorial to build your own hexagon planter.

Tools:

  • Miter saw
  • Measuring tape
  • Pencil
  • Drill
  • Hammer
  • Paint brush
  • Rags

Material:

  • Eight 2- x 12-inch x 8-foot pressure treated boards
  • Two 1- x 3-inch x 8-foot S4S poplar boards
  • 1 quart paint or stain
  • #10 3-inch exterior wood screws
  • #8 2-inch Phillips bugle-head exterior wood screws
  • #13 2-inch steel finish nails
  • Wood glue

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