Outdoor Table and Dice Storage Box

This week Peter and Annalien build a storage box that acts as a seat and looks like a dice. They also build a table that is held up by pot plants. Peter makes a vase out of an old light bulb as well as some wind chimes from copper pipes. Be inspired to make your own!

You will need:

Tools Materials
POF 1400 Router meranti 20mm
PST 18 Jigsaw Table sides and top 120mm  x 1500mm – 8 pieces
PCM Compound Mitre Saw Ply wood 18/20mm
PSR 10.8 Cordless drill Driver Chair top and bottm 450 x 450mm – 2 pieces
PSR 18 Cordless Drill Driver Chair sides 400 x 364mm – 2 pieces
PEX 220 Eccentric/Random Orbital sander Chair sides 400 x 400mm – 2 pieces
glue gun Ply wood 6mm 
  dice inserts 340 x 340mm
  3mm plywood (white backing for dice dots) +/- 1000 mtr square
  Woodoc ebony stain – 1 bottle
  Clear varnish water based – 1.5 ltr
  wood glue
  4 x 40mm screws
  4 (or 3) x 20mm scews
  two 40cm diametr ceramic pots (must not be higher than 500mm (coffee table height)
  two pot plants to fit pots

door stops for feet – 4 pieces

Follow these steps:

Dice seat Steps

  • Measure and cut sides
  • Router inside edges
  • Put in inserts
  • Assemble sides to form a square
  • Attach top and bottom to the square
  • Stain with Ebony stain
  • Drill out circles on masonite
  • Glue onto dice
  • Spray clear coat
  • Attach door stops for feet

Plant Table Steps

  • Assemble sides
  • Attach support slats
  • Fit top slats
  • Cut out shape for pots
  • Router edges
  • Sand and varnish

Download the plans/layouts:

Take a closer look:


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