How to Make Planters Out of Wine Barrels

You can turn old wine barrels into these beautiful planters!
You can turn old wine barrels into these beautiful planters!

Gardens are great outdoor areas for rest and relaxation. But what if you can’t have a garden because you have very limited outdoor space? You know what they say: if there’s a will, there’s always a way. So here’s a great garden idea for you.

Simple saw a wine barrel up into several tiers for a beautiful garden piece.
Simple saw a wine barrel up into several tiers for a beautiful garden piece.

If you have old wine barrels, or if you know where to get some, this DIY wine barrel planter project is for you. You simply have to saw them up and divide them into several tiers. If you want more compartments, you can use old pallets.

This Wine barrel planter has an old rustic look to it that certainly adds to the charm. So it’s really both decorative and functional. Don’t you just love multi-purpose projects?

Materials:

  • Wine Barrel
  • 2 strips of Wood ½x6x26”
  • 7 strips of Wood 1/2×10-12” (length varies with mitered corners)
  • Wood Screws
  • Twine

Tools:

  • Jig Saw
  • Compound Miter Saw
  • Power Screwdriver with Drill Bit

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Wanna learn how to make planters out of wine barrels? Get the step-by-step instructions here.

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