This indoor DIY wooden planter is a great addition to any room, and can be customized to any color or finish you choose!

Difficulty easy


Kreg Tools

Other Tools

  • Saw
  • Drill


Wood Products

  • 1 1x12 board , 1x12x6
  • 1 1x2 board , 1x2x6
  • 1 2x2 board , 2x2x6

Hardware & Supplies

  • 32 1 1/4" pocket hole screws
  • 1 Sanding block
  • 1 Paint or Stain

Cut List & Parts

  • 4 1x12 boards (for sides) , 1"x12"x12"
  • 4 1x2 boards (for bottom slats) , 1"x2"x13 1/2"
  • 4 2x2 boards (for legs) , 2"x2"x15"


  • Cut Your Wood

    Cut your wood to the specified dimensions.

  • Drill Pocket Holes

    Drill 3 pocket holes along 2 parallel sides of each 1x12x12 boards, and 1 pocket hole at each end of the 1x2 pieces.

  • Sand

    Use a sanding block to sand edges smooth.

  • Attach Legs to Front and Back

    Using 1 1/4" pocket hole screws, attach 2 legs to one of the 1x12x12 pieces. Repeat. These will be the front and back of the planter.

  • Attach Sides

    Attach remaining 1x12x12 pieces (the sides) to the front and back you assembled in the previous step.

  • Add Bottom Slats

    Use 1 1/4" pocket hole screws to attach bottom slats (1x2 pieces). You can use a scrap piece of wood as a spacer or just eyeball it and try to space them as evenly as possible. It will not be visible so doesn't have to be perfect.

  • Paint or Stain

    Finish your planter with any paint or stain of your choice.