how to make a watering can from old paint buckets?


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Maybe something like this?:

A simpler solution.  No need to solder.
Just something to consider:  Paint cans rust, and watering cans get put through a lot of abuse (or at least mine do and I can't be the only one).  It might be a struggle to keep it functional and keep your flat surfaces free of rust spots.
Re-design7 years ago
You'll have to learn to solder.  Use the best bucket for the body.  Cut one of the other buckets into a spout.  Cut a hole in the side of the body and solder the spout in.  Cut one of the buckets and form a handle.  Solder it to the opposite side of the body.   put the lid on the body and cut a hole on the handle side to use for a filling hole.  Get a small tin can and form the opening to fit the end of the spout. Solder it on the spout and use a nail to punch holes in the bottom of the tin can for the water to come out in a gentle rain like stream.

Paint it a nice spring color and you now have a nice homemade watering can.
Or if you don't want to learn to solder, JB Weld would also work. Soldering would be prettier, though.