Build a Potting Table for Spring

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Now that it’s spring I know many of you with a green thumb are chomping at the bit to get outside to the garden. Susan from Between Naps on the Porch has always wanted a potting table, and when she realized it could also double as a serving table for outdoor parties she was sold all over again. Susan got to work planning her build, and here’s the cool part – this is her very first woodworking project! She says she didn’t even know how to use a drill! If you are as impressed and inspired as I am, the good news is that Ana White drew up the plans so you can also build your own potting bench for spring!

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Painted Furniture Pottery Barn inspired painted black dresser

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Semi Faux Forsythia Branches

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Pottery Barn Inspired Printer's Keyhole Desk with FREE Plans

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Pottery Barn inspired dining table

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