Shirley Bovshow’s Vertical Garden Tool Post
• It’s a space efficient garden hand tool organizer with small footprint.
• The tool post is light weight and very easy to make because there is no construction or painting.
• Uses a repurposed vinyl fence post and finial and an assortment of peg hooks to hang your hand tools, small hose and watering cans.
• No digging to secure post, just place in a Christmas tree stand and tighten.
• Add some sand inside the post and in the well of the stand to stabilize.
Materials Needed To Make This:
• 4x4x6 ft vinyl fence post - ($16)
• Vinyl finial - ($4)
• Christmas tree stand
• Sand to stabilize - ($3)
• Dremel small drill
• Pro Line 3x Premium Construction Adhesive - ($4)
• Assortment of single and double prong, peg hooks to hang tools from (.75 to $3)
• Assortment of hand tools, small hose, small rake, gloves, watering cans.
• Painter's tape to mark where to drill holes that correspond to peg hooks
• Cost $30-40
How To Make It:
Insert your post into Christmas tree stand and mark the bottom so that you know to drill holes for your tools above this line.
Remove the post and place on a secure table where you can drill holes into your post.
Play with the placement of your tools and stick a piece of painters tape to the post where you want to drill your peg screw.
Mark painter’s tape where the peg holes go with a pen or pencil and start drilling.
After drilling all your holes, place your post in the Christmas tree stand, add one bag of sand in post and in stand and start adding peg screws.
Reinforce peg screws with adhesive if necessary.
Add your tools to the post and that is it!
For more info on Shirley Bovshow, go to edenmakers.com or @edenmaker.
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