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Tipping Container Stand


I just wanted to share the plans for a TIPPING CONTAINER STAND that I found on another website courtesy of Margie Reeves. In case any one wants to try it, the plan and complete instructions are at: from there chose “web extras” in the menu; Click on June 2008 Issue 81; select Build a unique container. Here is what it looks like.

And here is the finished product. I think it will get better as it grows out.

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That's well-made, and is going to be fantastic when full of plants. Looking forward to future photos.

PS. On my favourite photos I have pictures taken by Peter and Arlene of what looks like a FlowerPot Person. Your stand here looks suspiciously like it could come to life and walk around! :o)

27 Sep, 2008


They should look good with plants tumbling from them.

27 Sep, 2008


I have seen this idea in a garden centre over here and I have to admit it ticks all the right boxes for a simple yet very fun idea to have on display in your garden. I agree it will look pretty stunning when planted up.Nice

27 Sep, 2008


Nice one will look good when planted up.

27 Sep, 2008


Thanks everyone. Now comes the fun part - planting it up!!

27 Sep, 2008


Oh i really love this idea and you have inspired me to make one.I can't wait to see yours when it's planted up. also thanks for your kind comments re: my latest pics.Much appreciated.

27 Sep, 2008


Interesting have to try this .

27 Sep, 2008


that is brilliant gg, im going to copy it :-)

28 Sep, 2008


That is brilliant ...

30 Sep, 2008


that,s look,s great . sonny

30 Sep, 2008 looks great! what a terrific idea.

1 Oct, 2008


That looks spot on!!!! will try that myself

2 Oct, 2008


Just found this - great idea and easy to copy. Maybe we'll be able to spot GOW members by seeing these in their front gardens?

9 Feb, 2009


Hello Wagger,
Great idea! I have one in front and back,so I'll be doubly easy to spot. lol.

11 Feb, 2009


it's certainly fools-the-eye - I'm assuming that the rod is straight all the way up, but it certainly doesn't look like thre's a centre-line in the finished product! great idea and so well done

2 Jun, 2011


This is fantastic I would love to make this to.

29 Oct, 2011


can we have a pic of how the planters look now? the plants should have filled out a bit by now!

29 Oct, 2011


did you ever take pics of how it looked later? I've looked through your pics but afraid I might have missed it.

just seen the same thing on Instructables - theirs is a lot fancier, but no instructions on how to actually assemble it!

4 May, 2012


The Instructables tells step by step how to assemble it. He has a parts list and everything. I'm not sure what you're looking at but there are instructions with his and none for this one.

5 Jun, 2013


just gone back there - durr! don't know what I was looking at, either! unless he amended it after I first saw it (any excuse ...)

5 Jun, 2013


Check out my blog on this planter. It gives start to finish instructions!! I will post the after picture sometimes soon when I find it again among my "millions" of gardening pictures!!

18 Oct, 2013


thanks, GG, will do!

what size pots did you use?

18 Oct, 2013

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