There is nothing more beautiful than enhancing your house with the beauty of Garden Art.
Whether indoors or outdoors, I never get enough of finding a project that will add style and, of course, a project that I can look back at and remember the fun while I sit and enjoy looking at the results.
I looked outside my patio and saw that a beautiful plant stand would be a great addition and a lovely project to begin.
After spending a great deal of time in landscaping and creating the perfect structure, I have acquired a beautiful selection of plants and trees; therefore, I can take advantage of their beauty all year round.
When you think of making a DIY West Elm Plant Stand, it’s the perfect addition to such a beautiful Garden.
The West Elm style is well known for its authentic patterns making your choice an assuring choice in your furniture project.
Many people chose the West Elm, which is inspiring to me. I know this would be a beautiful addition for me.
Making a DIY West Elm Plant stand is very simple. All you need is to have a few simple tools and follow these easy steps.
The majority of the tools needed, you may purchase in the beauty of your home. All you need is available online. Unless you like shopping yourself, you will make your list and go to your nearest hardware store.
Of course, there is always the possibility that you have all you need in your home, making it even easier.
- Glue for wood
- 4 Dowel Pins
- 3/4 x 3/4 square hardwood
- 1 x 2 pine (you may use a 6-8 foot piece
- An electric saw
- A drill
- A jig pocket hole
- Four screws
We will begin by taking the pot you will use, measuring the width of the broadest part, usually the top position. You’ll have the dimensions that you’ll need.
- Mine are 16-inch legs
- 4 and 5/8 short arms
- 10-inch long arm.
All you need is three cuts. Remember that your saw blade is one-eighth inches when you’re cutting your pieces; therefore, leave some extra room. Also, the arms aren’t the exact length since you need to consider the width of the wood that you are screwing the components.
#1 let us begin with the Legs:
Cut the Plant Stand legs from the three-quarter and three-quarter wood and separate it aside.
#2 The Plant Stand Platform:
Use the one by two wood and three portions that design an x to secure the pot straight up.
-Cut a piece that should be the most expansive piece of your pot. We will call it to piece A.
-Cut another piece just like the previous one (piece A). However, this time, we will take away the thickness of that piece. Then cut the piece in the middle to acquire piece (B) and piece
Drill the holes in your longest arm that will hold your dowels
#3 Drill the connecter holes:
These are two holes, one on each arm. By marking the exact middle of your piece A, you will be able to drill the two holes, which are the length of your wooden dowels.
Take your pieces B and C, line them up with your holes, and mark them using a crayon. You’ll be able to drill the holes into the marks for your dowels to go mostly in.
#4 Time to make the pocket holes:
Use the Jig pocket hole system to make the pocket holes, which will allow you to attach the arms to the legs of your project.
#5 Time to Assemble your Piece:
Now, you are ready to tighten all four components into the four legs, which means you are almost there. Apply your silicone or glue to the corners where the dowels are; then, everything will be well-adjusted.
#6 Determine the Height of your Stand depending on the Shape and Size of your Flower Pot:
With the help of a friend, position your pot; therefore, you can see where you would like it to be. Once you select a look, mark the bottom edge of the platform on one leg.
#7 Put the legs together:
Put on a little bit of glue at the corner end of your platform piece, maintain one leg straight, and mark the end of the platform piece with the marks you have been making.
Use a screw to attach the platform to the leg piece and repeat with the remaining legs.
Allow at least 10 hours for the wood glue to dry before you are ready to enjoy your new plant stand.
You can enjoy its natural beauty, or you can stain it, whichever is your preference.
DIY west elm plant stands are a beautiful way to decorate your home and keep your flower pots off the floor.
The beautiful pattern and designs will add extra elegance to your room. You will see yourself doing more projects using the DIY West Elm Pant stands.
It is a perfect way to update any room of your home; whether in your garden or inside your home, you will acquire what you are looking for in your particular project.