How To Make a Concrete Planter That Waters Itself

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For this DIY concrete planter project Ben shows how to add an automatic irrigation system made out of a wine bottle and scrap wood. Unlike our previous concrete projects the form work for this planter is made from solid wood coated in wax.

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This masculine concrete planter design features an automatic irrigation system using an old wine bottle. It’s simple and down to earth with a hip recycling vibe. Plus it’s all made for around $10 in supplies.

We wanted to experiment with ways to make reusable forms that are more durable than the laminate and melamine boards we have used in the past.

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Thei planter is constructed of crack-resistant concrete-countertop mix. The formulation quickly cures to a smooth finish and can be customized with translucent stains in a variety of colors.

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