Gallery: HOW TO: Re-purpose An Old Window Into A Beautiful Planter

Single-pane windows can be incredibly inefficient and, consequently, are often replaced with newer, more efficient windows. But just because they aren’t fit to protect a home any longer, that doesn’t mean that they need to be thrown out. Instead, break
 
Single-pane windows can be incredibly inefficient and, consequently, are often replaced with newer, more efficient windows. But just because they aren’t fit to protect a home any longer, that doesn’t mean that they need to be thrown out. Instead, break out the tool belt, and a few pieces of scrap lumber, and create the perfect window planter box. Indoors or out, a window planter box is a unique way to spruce up your home!

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  1. David Danenfelzer June 20, 2013 at 10:47 am

    I do love this project, but please update it and let people know they should not be using MDF for the planter box. It will fall apart soon after getting wet and is a terrible product filled with toxic glues. A “green” treated lumber would last a lot longer and will weather nicely, as noted in the post.

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