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Obelisk Planter

By John Sillaots
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Obelisk PlanterJohn Sillaots shows how to make a great Obelisk Planter.

Materials

TOP SECTION:

4 - ¾" x 2 ½" x 22" bottom frame members ( mitred corners)
4 - 1 ½" x 1 ½" x 48" corner posts (angled ends required)
4 - ¾" x 1" x 45 ¾" center strips
8 - ¾" x 1" x 14 7/8" bottom chevrons (trim as required)
8 - ¾" x 1" x 10 1/8" top chevrons (trim as required)
1 - ¾" x 4 ½" x 4 ½" top cap base
1 - 4 ½" x 4 ½" x 6" top cap (use fence post cap)

BOTTOM SECTION:

4 - 1 ½" x 1 ½" x 22" legs
12 - 1 ½" x 1 ½" x 17" cross supports
8 - 1 ½" x 1 ½" x 2 blocks
8 - ¾" x 1 ½" x 14 ¼" angle supports (trim as required)

GRID SECTION:

2 - ¾" x 1 ½" x 15 3/8" short grid members 
2 - ¾" x 1 ½" x 16 7/8" long grid members
6 - ¾" x 1 ½" x 15 3/8" inner grid members with ¾" deep x ¾" wide notches

Click here diagrams. (PDF File)