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DIY Projects: Toolbox Planter

Jeff Yeager

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When you spring clean the garage this year, before you toss out or donate that old toolbox, why not turn it into a planter that will add a creative touch to your patio or garden? This week, The Ultimate Cheapskate shows us how to make this very simple and cheap handyman project perfect for a cheap handyman or handywoman!

Jeff Yeager is the author of four popular books about frugal living, including his most recent, How to Retire the Cheapskate Way. He is AARP's official Savings Expert, host of the weekly web show The Cheap Life with Jeff Yeager, and his website is

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