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Potting bench with garden tool storage

Catldoo
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Catldoo
Catldoo
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An attractive workstation with storage to easily pot plants without having to bend over.

 

 

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The project

 

My husband and I are both newly retired and are keen to remain busy and active. I have been wanting a potting table for some time and looked online for inspiration. The D.I.Y. potting table by the Bunnings team was ideal as it came with a video and step-by-step instructions.

 

We had the materials cut to size in-store.

 

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We found the height of the table was too high when the wheels were added and removed them so we had a more reasonable height to work at. The finished height without wheels is 920mm. We also added to the depth to create a bigger working area and space for a shelf.

 

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Overall the end result is wonderful. Not a bad job for an ex-accountant!

 

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How to build a potting bench

 

A potting bench is a handy workstation where you can pot plants and store your seeds, tools, hoses and other gardening gear. Follow step-by-step instructions to build a D.I.Y. potting bench.

 

 

You can also build an easy wall-mounted garden tool storage rack using a recycled pallet.

 

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More potting bench projects

 

Bunnings Workshop member MaureenW had never tackled a D.I.Y. project before building this impressive potting table, a garden tool trolley and a plant stand.

 

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Workshop member wovenpaua put together a flat pack workbench from Bunnings to use as a potting bench and created a garden tool storage unit using pallets.

 

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Comments
Sydgar22
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Hi Catldoo, 

 

That looks absolutely amazing! well done. 

 

I have been after a potting bench for a few years but they are just too darn expensive to buy. I'll have to send your pics to hubby for inspiration so he can build me one (I'm terrible with a drill or hammer haha!

 

Enjoy it!

EricL
Bunnings Team Member
Bunnings Team Member

Hi @Sydgar22

 

It's great that @Catldoo's project has inspired you to build your own potting bench. If you have any questions concerning how to build the potting bench, please let us know. 

 

Eric

 

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