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Building a Garden Planter Using IdeaRoom

Last year I built this little planter – it is funny sometimes how various things happen which serve as the spark for a woodworking project. First, a website I am involved with, Sawtooth Ideas, added some plans from Woodcraft magazine. Second, it being spring time, I needed to spruce up my yard a little, and thirdly, I was looking for a quick and easy woodworking project. While browsing the new Woodcraft plans at Sawtooth Ideas, I came across a small planter and a woodworking project was born. If you are not familiar with Sawtooth Ideas, this is a website which sells woodworking plans (a few of their plans are free) and they have one unique feature: a software product call IdeaRoom which enables the woodworker to view the plan in 3D. IdeaRoom works great on a home computer, a tablet or smartphone and the app allows the ability to do a variety of cool things to the 3D image (more on that later). A fourth reason to build this planter was to see first hand …