DIY Concrete Planter
Grab your materials.
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Cut foam to fit inside cabinet using a circular saw or knife.
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Leave 2” of space between foam & cabinet walls. Use construction adhesive to glue the foam together.
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Measure distance from foam & the top of the cabinet to mark the place to drill the hole for the pipe
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Cut back the foam to make room for the pipe.
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Unscrew spigot, insert pipe and tape down with duct tape.
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Use silicone to seal pipe.
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Tie a strap around the box to keep the edges from folding out.
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Seal up any cracks or holes with duct tape or caulk.
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Mark a line 2 1/2” above the top of the foam. Then start mixing the concrete.
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Fill the cabinet with concrete up to the line.
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Push the wet concrete down into all the cracks & corners of the concrete and vibrate with a hammer.
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Press plywood into wet concrete.
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After concrete has dried, take off the sides of the cabinet.
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Dig out the foam from the concrete mold.
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Screw wheels into the plywood under the concrete mold.
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Screw on the spigot and seal it with caulk.
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Test your new spigot with water.
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If using as a planter, put down a drainage layer of gravel before adding soil.
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It can be used as an outdoor cooler too!
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