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Indoor pot plant holder

Create this colourful indoor pot plant holder with a little bit of help from Resene.

Make an indoor pot holder

Weekend DIY with Mark Rayner - Project 65

Difficulty level: Moderate

You will need: 20mm x 180mm timber cut to the following sizes, 180mm x 180mm (x2), 140mm x 180mm (x2), 140mm x 140mm, 45mm jolt head nails, clean cloth, hammer, paintbrush, pencil, Resene Lustacryl tinted to Resene Adrenalin, Resene Quick Dry, sandpaper, saw, tape measure.

To get the look: Mark stained the shelf with Resene Colorwood tinted to Resene Satin Orange and finished it with Resene Aquaclear.

Other ideas: For a pale wood grain effect, finish the pot plant holder with Resene Colorwood Whitewash.

Step 1 Step one
Measure and mark the 20mm x 180mm timber to the sizes listed above.
Step 2 Step two
Use the back of the saw to rule cutting lines.
Step 3 Step three
Cut the pieces of wood to size using each cutting line as a guide.
Step 4 Step four
Sand any rough edges and wipe off any sanding residue with a clean cloth.
Step 5 Step five
Assemble the pieces of timber to form a box, as shown, and fix together with 45mm nails.
Step 6 Step six
Apply one coat of Resene Quick Dry to the inside and outside of the pot plant holder and allow to dry.
Step 7 Step seven
Apply one coat of Resene Lustacryl tinted to Resene Adrenalin to the inside and outside of the pot plant holder and allow to dry.
Step 8 Step eight
Apply a second coat of Resene Lustacryl tinted to Resene Adrenalin to the inside and outside of the pot plant holder and allow to dry.

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