House Numbers with Planter Box – DIY Project Instructions

Ring in spring and dress up the entrance to your home with a DIY House Numbers Project that includes a planter box. Guests will be impressed by your bright and welcoming entrance decor where you can boast your favorite seasonal flowers or succulents.


  • (1) 1″ x 6″ Hardwood Board
  • (1) Set of House Numbers of Your Choice
  • (1) Qt. of Exterior Wood Stain
  • 1-5/8″ Wood Screws
  • Paint Brush for Stain

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Follow These Steps:

  1. Using a 1″ x 6″ hardwood board, cut to your desired length. We recommend 25″ for three numbers, and 30″ for four numbers.
  2. Using the rest of your 1″ x 6″, cut the pieces for the planter box. You will need:
    • a. ( 2) 4″ x 4″ pieces
    • b. (1 ) 4″ x 7-1/2″ piece
    • c. (1 ) 4″-3/4″ x 7-1/2″ piece
  3. Sand all of your wood pieces to have clean edges using a random orbital sander and 100 grit sandpaper.
  4. Using the Bauer Titanium Drill Bit Set (Item 63911), drill your pilot holes for assembly, spacing your holes 1-1/2″ apart.
  5. Using 1-5/8″ wood screws, assemble your wood pieces.
  6. Clean your assembled project and apply a stain if desired.
  7. Once your project has been stained and dried, install your house numbers using the specified instructions.
  8. Mount the hardware that is appropriate for the material your project will be attaching to.

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