Structural planters from repurposed filing cabinets modern-gardening-tools
 

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sherisue wrote:
How would you fill the space before your planting? Would it be full of soil?
   Comment   August 7, 2012
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spencerbetz
I'm not sure what anyone else would do, but I would drill holes in back of cabinet, pick up florist foam and fill bottom 8" or so with it, then a layer of small rocks, then soil!
August 30, 2013 at 5:15am      Thanked by sherisue
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tjmac wrote:
Deck Planters from Filing cabinets - Would they not rust? Would you have to line them?
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not sure about rusting. they're sold here (http://www.minim.is/arkivos.htm) so you can always contact them directly and ask:)
April 8, 2012 at 6:58pm     
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Line them with spray on gutter waterproofing
August 18, 2013 at 1:57pm     
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Bneato Professional Organizing added this to File Your Cabinet Under 'Repurposed'
At first glance, I could barely believe these were originally four-drawer filing cabinets. They are the perfect shape and size to easily translate to a modern planter. And if you're not of the DIY mindset, you can always pick these up from Minimis.

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lyzstaman added this to Rainbarrels and raised garden beds
July 13, 2014
filing cabinet
The Lewis Group Architects added this to Repurpose Ideas
July 11, 2014
The color of the cabinets
Mike Pollock added this to Bathroom Concepts
July 1, 2014
Repurposed filing cabinets!! Line with spray on liner of some sort
vellum added this to Closets
December 29, 2013
old file cabinets
jlampkin added this to Repurpose
December 29, 2013
file cabinet planters
traceemac added this to traceemac's Favorites
December 22, 2013
File cabinet planter
Blooming Planter added this to bloomingplanter's ideas
November 30, 2013
Brilliant repurposing!!
Dina Barsky added this to garden
November 8, 2013
Hmm...look better then cement planters I was planning to make.
tamarameyer added this to tamarameyer's ideas
November 3, 2013
Keep a very open mind about repurposing
sebastian622 added this to Bathroom Ideas
October 10, 2013
over sized planters can be made diy
marcus88 added this to marcus88's ideas
September 10, 2013
planter
jennymac68 added this to jennymac68's Ideas
September 7, 2013
Love
spencerbetz added this to Castlegate Patio
August 30, 2013
Old file cabinet garden
Heather Walker added this to Great KID ideas
August 24, 2013
great way to reuse a file cabinet
norgaard added this to norgaard's ideas
August 21, 2013
Garden planter
nbeall added this to Landscape Ideas
August 10, 2013
repurposed file cabinets as planters
jbngypsy added this to jbngypsy landscape
July 31, 2013
use near front entrance two filecabinets
jconig added this to Bathroom Ideas
July 18, 2013
urban farming
vortechs added this to Accents
July 17, 2013
Planter for under stairwell
laandjolene added this to Landscape Ideas
July 12, 2013
raised garden beds would look great along driveway. Direct guests toward front door instead of back door.
rednovember added this to deville
July 7, 2013
filing cabinet planters
Alexandra Tower added this to garden ideas
June 28, 2013
love this idea of re-purposing the file cabinets
carriemarie44 added this to Garden
June 22, 2013
metal
leanniek added this to garden
June 15, 2013
driveway under windows
lynnettert added this to lynnettert's Ideas
May 30, 2013
planter
Pat Berryhill added this to Garden ideas
May 26, 2013
Repurposed file cabinets
Meadow added this to icyhottw2ts's Favorites
May 22, 2013
BRILLIANT!!!
iyadfelipe added this to iyadfelipe's home
May 19, 2013
repurposed filing cabinets
jwwh added this to clever
May 18, 2013
repurpose
alen01 added this to alen01's ideas
May 12, 2013
Frente a la oficina
Cathy Ng added this to Exterior Ideas
May 6, 2013
file cabinets as planters
j_lieve added this to Backyard
May 5, 2013
old filing cabinets...
bbmilo added this to bbmilo's Ideas
May 2, 2013
Love it!
ceforeman added this to Landscape Ideas
April 28, 2013
great idea
Garden Tech Horticultural Services LLC added this to Container ideas
April 19, 2013
repourpose
John Bruggeman added this to JFBHandyman
April 13, 2013
herb box
Kyra Brown added this to the store
March 31, 2013
for the garden
phylliskingsbury added this to phylliskingsbury's Ideas
March 31, 2013
Way cool
tk00 added this to tk00's ideas
March 25, 2013
planter
tegan4 added this to tegan4's Ideas
March 24, 2013
Plants
aalshami added this to Outdoor/Patio/Terraces
March 17, 2013
filing cabinets turned into planters
Kim McKean added this to Landscape Ideas
March 15, 2013
recycled materials
caylime added this to Front yard
March 12, 2013
File cabinet re-purposed to planter
chrisriggle added this to chrisriggle's ideas
March 10, 2013
repurposed filing cabinets
duronica added this to Garden
March 9, 2013
Filing cabinet pots!!!
tealallen added this to kitchen
March 9, 2013
File cabinet
bethinnepa added this to bethinnepa's ideas
March 8, 2013
Good recycling idea .... maybe to use in front of shop in garden area?
glendalehousewishlist added this to glendalehousewishlist's ideas
March 7, 2013
I liek the planters
sarahbue added this to yard ideas
March 5, 2013
planters
hauberry added this to hauberry's ideas
February 19, 2013
Planters
acujeanne added this to Garden
February 17, 2013
cool
cindala added this to outdoor
February 11, 2013
repurposed filing cabs as planters. Oh My!!
brettbertshaw added this to Garden Ideas
January 29, 2013
flower bed
virtualtracy added this to virtualtracy's ideas
January 29, 2013
Wow. I would have never came up with this idea.
Erin Eggers added this to Decor/accessories
January 28, 2013
Great idea!
ksimila added this to Exterior/landscaping
January 28, 2013
raised beds
ladybug99 added this to Outdoor
January 27, 2013
These are filing cabinets. Dude.
hippiemom52 added this to hippiemom52's Ideas
January 27, 2013
Repurposed planter
etcetc48 added this to Repurposed
January 20, 2013
old file cabinet turned planter
Melissa Papka added this to Outdoor Life
January 20, 2013
filing cabinet planters
deeeee added this to deeeee's ideas
January 10, 2013
plants in old cabinets
rhei added this to rhei's ideas
January 9, 2013
in front of pond
jhannah1 added this to Gardening
January 6, 2013
filing cabinet planter
4800harrison added this to 4800harrison's ideas
January 6, 2013
these are super cool.. fill with bamboo
pittsburgh72 added this to gardens
January 2, 2013
planters
njoydride1 added this to njoydride1's ideas
December 31, 2012
file cabinets as planters
Lisa Huff added this to Outdoor garden
December 27, 2012
Filing cabinets as planters!
imacrae added this to imacrae's ideas
December 3, 2012
Filing cabinets
addisnana added this to resale and loft
December 3, 2012
repurposed file cabinets
rfortich added this to rfortich's ideas
November 10, 2012
unique; reuse of items one already has; clever; architectural beauty
macdisciple added this to macdisciple's ideas
November 7, 2012
planter
pertanix added this to pertanix's house
October 25, 2012
old filing cabinets as planters
chewingfoil added this to chewingfoil's ideas
October 24, 2012
repurposed file cabinets
stepher79 added this to Landscape
September 15, 2012
filing cabinet planters
annmosher added this to annmosher's Favorites
August 28, 2012
file cab planters. how else to line them? plywood is temp, not good for edibles, and will rot. Plastic square pots to drop in? Some kind of other liner that is food safe? Love this paint effect.
janetthomas added this to janetthomas's Ideas
August 25, 2012
Great idea!
mirandalb added this to DIY
August 10, 2012
file cabinets
smfranke added this to smfranke's ideas
August 7, 2012
file cabinet planter
phamer added this to phamer's ideas
August 7, 2012
Minimal look
bonsue62 added this to bonsue62's ideas
August 6, 2012
Repurposed filling cabinet planters
anniefs added this to anniefs's ideas
August 6, 2012
Cabinets
shellbird added this to shellbird's ideas
August 6, 2012
file cabinet - So COOL
Melissa Jonckowski_Becker added this to melissa_jonckowski_becker's ideas
August 5, 2012
Planters
diannelee added this to diannelee's Favorites
August 1, 2012
Structural planters from repurposed filing cabinets - $795.00 » At first glance, I could barely believe these were originally four-drawer filing cabinets. They are the perfect shape and size to easily translate to a modern planter. And if you're not of the DIY mindset, you can always pick these up from Minimis.
Bonnie Tarantino added this to bonnietarantino's ideas
July 28, 2012
purposful
mactease added this to mactease's Favorites
July 1, 2012
repurposed file cabinets
jansetch added this to Patio
July 1, 2012
Filing cabinet planters
mtmbent added this to mtmbent's ideas
June 30, 2012
filing cabinet planter
ahaley added this to anne
June 27, 2012
i have lots of these!!! Love the color
LESLIE SCOTT DESIGN added this to planters
June 26, 2012
how many filing cabs have I passed?
daanania added this to Gardens
June 25, 2012
old file cabinets
robyoungs added this to garden
June 22, 2012
repurposed file cabinet
vtnicholson75 added this to vtnicholson75's Inspirations
June 11, 2012
Great idea!!
riankro added this to riankro's Favorites
June 6, 2012
old filing cabinet turned into a faux concrete planter
djayme added this to djayme's Favorites
June 3, 2012
Raised planters for herbs! They are old filing cabinets
Cindy Padol_Cheek added this to cindy_padol_cheek's ideas
June 3, 2012
love the concrete form
Briarpath Properties, LLC added this to Estate
May 31, 2012
filing cabinet planter
glencoe added this to glencoe's ideas
May 28, 2012
repurposed filing cabinets
Patricia Amell_Nelson added this to Gardening ideas
May 27, 2012
Gardening file cabinet..
mooneyflyer added this to mooneyflyer's ideas
May 27, 2012
old file cabinets
pammcf added this to Contemporary landscaping
May 23, 2012
Structural planters from repurposed filing cabinets
vljacobs added this to vljacobs's ideas
May 19, 2012
Great in front or back garden must have
fugue85 added this to fugue85's Favorites
May 13, 2012
From filing cabinets!!!!
Alisa LaPiana added this to alisa_lapiana's ideas
May 10, 2012
These were old filing cabinets, sanded down and repainted!
jglazebrook added this to jglazebrook's ideas
April 29, 2012
Planter filing cabinets
pamdiver added this to pamdiver's ideas
April 28, 2012
Consider using in the backyard
ponymouse added this to ponymouse's Favorites
April 25, 2012
File cabinets as outside planters, great idea!!!
Empower10.com added this to storage
April 25, 2012
FileCabinet Planters…Sandblast?
pjvh added this to pjvh's ideas
April 22, 2012
Great repurposing!
Lisa Mell added this to lisa_mell's ideas
April 21, 2012
Amazing that these are filing cabinets...
Gidget Webster added this to cool stuff
April 20, 2012
Not sure where I could do this in suburbia, but I love the idea
Brad Antisdel added this to btisdel's ideas
April 20, 2012
Filing cabinet planters
Jenelle added this to jenelles's ideas
April 20, 2012
reuse of filing cabinets
romilyp added this to romilyp's Favorites
April 19, 2012
Planters
writejjay added this to Organizing
April 19, 2012
can't believe this is a filing cabinet
brano added this to Things I love
April 18, 2012
Soooo awesome
elviala added this to elviala's ideas
April 18, 2012
filing caninet planter
christyo added this to christyo's ideas
April 18, 2012
kick ass planters
scoutygoodhome added this to scoutygoodhome's ideas
April 17, 2012
Filing cabinets! Turned on their backs and made into planters. Yeah buddy!
Nilong Vyas added this to Front yard
April 16, 2012
to put into green space out front of house
katandscott added this to katandscott's ideas
April 16, 2012
repurpose filing cabinets ,
tbelireau added this to outdoor
April 16, 2012
repurposed filing cabinets!
catsib added this to catsib's ideas
April 16, 2012
Remove paint, sand and coat filing cabinet with clear lacquer
museummatt added this to museummatt's ideas
April 16, 2012
planter
pringles added this to ideas to borrow
April 15, 2012
Structural planters from repurposed filing cabinets - $795.00 » At first glance, I could barely believe these were originally four-drawer filing cabinets. They are the perfect shape and size to easily translate to a modern planter. And if you're not of the DIY mindset, you can always pick these up from Minimis.
Emily McFall added this to emily_mcfall's ideas
April 15, 2012
file cabinet to planter
gracecavan added this to Garage
April 15, 2012
Filing cabinets!! What?
Denise Suto added this to dsuto's ideas
April 15, 2012
filing cabinet repurposed for planters
ruth bowers added this to ruthbeth's ideas
April 15, 2012
file cabinet ---planter
bigskyoutdoornews added this to bigskyoutdoornews's ideas
April 15, 2012
Amazing idea
penniej added this to Outdoors
April 14, 2012
old filing cabinets!
djk3211 added this to djk3211's ideas
April 14, 2012
recycled filing cabinets
luvthebeach added this to luvthebeach's ideas
April 14, 2012
file cabinet planter
rosemount1401 added this to rosemount1401's ideas
April 14, 2012
planters from old filing cabinets
Chance Baker added this to chancebaker's Favorites
April 14, 2012
patio planter
Ana Lasich added this to Exterior
April 13, 2012
Now I can finally do something with those old filing cabinets!
karynhatton added this to renovations
April 13, 2012
love this idea tre modern
llux added this to llux's ideas
April 12, 2012
planters from file cabnets
102997 added this to 102997's ideas
April 12, 2012
Structural planters
tombent added this to tombent's ideas
April 12, 2012
Very clever
robinlpendleton added this to robinlpendleton's Favorites
April 11, 2012
What a great idea.
Tumbleweed The added this to jackiemorrison's ideas
April 11, 2012
Very creative re-use.
busby added this to busby's ideas
April 11, 2012
very ingenious
blevinger added this to backyard
April 11, 2012
fuck yeah, filing cabinets sick
thingamajigqueen added this to thingamajigqueen's ideas
April 11, 2012
Planting idea
bpitz15 added this to bpitz15's ideas
April 11, 2012
Filing cabinets!
mstaken added this to mstaken's ideas
April 11, 2012
filing cabinets
chrislark added this to outdoors spaces
April 11, 2012
outdoor ideas
kristicasteel added this to kristicasteel's ideas
April 10, 2012
Genius...what a great idea for old ugly file cabinets. Wonder how you finish them so they won't rust?
joellenms added this to joellenms's Favorites
April 10, 2012
Great idea
marymi added this to marymi's ideas
April 10, 2012
Repurposed file cabs
goldwingdog added this to goldwingdog's ideas
April 10, 2012
filing cabinet planter
jaimenixon added this to jaimenixon's ideas
April 10, 2012
planters from file cabinets!
daanania added this to Crafts/ideas
April 10, 2012
At first glance, I could barely believe these were originally four-drawer filing cabinets. They are the perfect shape and size to easily translate to a modern planter. And if you're not of the DIY mindset, you can always pick these up from Minimis.
dorrimichaud added this to dorrimichaud's ideas
April 10, 2012
Out Door
michelenoble added this to garden
April 10, 2012
Like the use of old filing cabinets.
millber added this to miscellaneous
April 10, 2012
Filing cabinets!
azcasmor added this to azcasmor's ideas
April 10, 2012
old filing cabinets
ckdsjohnson08 added this to back patio.
April 10, 2012
filing cabinet turned into planter.
anita anderson added this to anitaanderson's ideas
April 10, 2012
FILING CABINATE MADE INTO PLANTER
ang4k added this to ang4k's ideas
April 9, 2012
planters
jonrodda added this to landscape
April 9, 2012
Filing cabinet repurposed
rahzrwash added this to Outdoor Living
April 9, 2012
Excellent idea for container gardening. But, I agree, what about rust?
traff added this to traff's ideas
April 9, 2012
file cabinets!
btown added this to landscaping
April 9, 2012
filing cabinets become a modern planter!
Kim Kruse added this to garden
April 9, 2012
use file cabinets for modern container gardens -- genius!
aliciamaria added this to aliciamaria's ideas
April 9, 2012
patio
wwbdks added this to wwbdks's ideas
April 9, 2012
patio
mary carney added this to marypcarney's ideas
April 9, 2012
great way to use old filing cabinets
nicolelam added this to nicolelam's ideas
April 9, 2012
filing cabinet planters
thelanegang05 added this to thelanegang05's ideas
April 9, 2012
file cabinet planters
danpils added this to danpils's ideas
April 9, 2012
Cabinet Planters
jujster1 added this to jujster1's ideas
April 9, 2012
Planter
kidslatte added this to kidslatte's ideas
April 9, 2012
old file cabinets
chiad added this to outdoor
April 8, 2012
F.cabiney
carlitosway added this to carlitosway's Favorites
April 8, 2012
Planters
joy11455 added this to Outdoor Space
April 8, 2012
Great idea
teresacheung added this to teresacheung's ideas
April 8, 2012
file cabinet planters
leahthomson added this to leahthomson's ideas
April 8, 2012
Clever Idea! Even better in color.
fnuncio added this to fnuncio's ideas
April 8, 2012
repurposed file cabinet as planter
jcaturano added this to Accessories
April 8, 2012
4 drawer file cabinet - repurposed as planter
mjameson7 added this to mjameson7's ideas
April 8, 2012
filing cabinet made into a planter
patriciacc added this to patriciacc's ideas
April 8, 2012
planters
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April 8, 2012
planters from file cabinets
sandra_b added this to sandra_b's ideas
April 8, 2012
use for old filing cabinet
Colleen Carter added this to Battelle
April 8, 2012
Modern planter - 4 drawer filing cabinet
rednovember added this to rednovember's Favorites
April 8, 2012
planters
mdsc1300 added this to mdsc1300's ideas
April 8, 2012
Planters inside loft
lawrene calder added this to photo collage
April 8, 2012
file cabinet planter. dude.
Mo added this to Repurpose
April 8, 2012
Great idea!
mcrasberry added this to Extérieur
April 8, 2012
Un classeur de 4 tiroir format légal transformé en pot à fleur!
aessery added this to aessery's Favorites
April 8, 2012
Planters
dogirl added this to dogirl's ideas
April 8, 2012
Wish I'd kept my old filing cabs now...
heathermartha added this to Heather Martha's outdoor photos
April 8, 2012
filing cabinets as planters
h144 added this to h144's ideas
April 8, 2012
re-purposed filing cabinet
darcydaniels added this to darcydaniels's Favorites
April 8, 2012
filing cabinet planter boxes
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April 8, 2012
repurpose filing cabinets
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April 8, 2012
Filing cabinet
hfinch added this to Garden
April 8, 2012
Filing cabinets as planters.

Structural planters from repurposed filing cabinets

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Structural planters from repurposed filing cabinets — Bneato Professional Organizing

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