Create Unique Pieces for your Garden or Patio with DIY Projects
Name a better feeling than building something special with your bare hands. Outside of your team winning the Super Bowl, there probably isn’t one! And if you’re like most people, it’s difficult to find a good set of plans and pre-packaged hardware that’s easy to use, and gets the job done quickly, efficiently, and without spending an arm and a leg. We understand, and we’re here to help.
With quality Simpson connectors, Simpson screws, and some easy-to-follow plans and instructions, you will be prepared to assemble these practical, useful, and great-looking projects right in your garage or workshop.
How to Build a DIY Wood Planter Box
Combining Simpson connectors, a couple boxes of Simpson connector screws, and Simpson deck screws, you will have the fasteners needed to build a Simpson DIY wood planter box you will love! Simply download and/or print this guide, make a quick run to your local lumberyard or home improvement store for the necessary lumber, and within a few hours (and a couple of standard tools) you will have a clean, sturdy wood planter box for your veggies, herbs, or flowers.
To build a beautiful Simpson DIY Wood planter Box, you will need:
- (4) RTC2Z Rigid Tie Connectors
- (1) 100-qty box Simpson Strong Tie #9x1½” Strong-Dive SD Connector Screws for Exterior Use
- (1) 1 1b. box 2” Deck Drive DSV Wood Screws for Exterior Use.
- (3) 1×8 6ft. Fence Boards
- (1) 2×4 8ft. Lumber
- (3) 2×2 8ft. Lumber
- Paint or Stain (Optional)
- Plastic Liner (Optional)
These planter boxes will make a perfect addition to your deck or patio and can be stained or painted to match your existing fixtures. You can also ‘level-up’ and build the planter box with cedar or redwood for added aesthetics.
How to Build a DIY Bar Cart
At Fasteners Plus, we also have the fasteners needed to build Simpson’s DIY Bar Cart. This bar cart is perfect for entertaining family and friends, or just for a useful everyday fixture indoors or out. Similar to the Planter Box, this structure needs quality Simpson connectors, Simpson connector screws, and Simpson deck screws. Check out this handy guide available to download or print, that walks you through exactly how to create this stylish bar cart. So, grab some lumber and tools and get to cracking!
To build the Simpson DIY Bar Cart Kit, you will need:
- (8) Rigid Tie RTC2Z Connectors
- (1) box of Simpson Strong-Tie #8x1¼” Wafer-Head Screws
- (1) box Simpson Strong Tie #8x1 5/8” Deck-Drive DSV Screws
- (10) #10x 2 ½” Deck-Drive DSV Screws
- (4) 2×4 8ft Lumber
- (2) 1×2 8ft. Lumber
- (2) 1×4 8ft. Lumber
- (2) 1×6 6ft. Lumber
- Swiveling Casters for Easy Moving (Optional)
These Bar Carts can be used and kept indoors or outdoors, and create a custom, unique look that is sure to be as easy on the eyes as it is to build. Elevate your project by painting or staining the wood or building with gorgeous cedar or redwood for a one-of-a kind piece.
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Do-It-Yourself work can be extremely rewarding, and when done to create useful fixtures like the Wood Planter Box or Indoor/Outdoor Bar Cart, can provide a fun, cost-effective way to add furniture to your outdoor entertaining or gardening areas. Fasteners Plus will supply the fasteners and let you roll up your sleeves and get to work!
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