Trellis with a Twist

Curved copper climbing supports and solid cedar construction . . . together they’re the perfect pair to create an all-in-one planter and trellis.

How do you turn an ordinary planter into a project that’s sure to attract attention? Simple. Build it out of cedar and attach a trellis with curved copper climbing supports. Cedar and copper are excellent choices for outdoor projects—they're attractive, inexpensive and weather-resistant—not to mention easy to work with. Our Trellis with a Twist project plan makes the best of both materials in this combination planter box and attached trellis. We'll show you how to make a simple bending jig for the copper runners, and share some of our shop tips for assembly and finishing. Cutting diagrams are also included.



What You Get:

  • 8 pages of step-by-step instructions
  • 43 full-color photos, illustrations and exploded views
  • Shop-test techniques ensure your success
  • Materials list
  • Retail sources for project supplies

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