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My parent's cabin does not have drinkable tap water, so we use a lot of water bottles, juice bottles and all kind of bottles (my father prefers beer b...
You will need:-A board of wood or plastic at least 0.5 inch thick (no fiberboard)-A saw-A plastic rope-A lighter-A knife-16 Pan Head screws-16 water b...
With a drill or a punch, make a hole (the size of your screw in the middle of the HDPE caps. p.s Do not use a nail, it would stretch the plastic.
Cut a circle in your board. The diameter should be about the size of your foot. If you don't have feet, (sorry) make that 12 inches. You can sand or c...
Make sure to mark your board correctly
Drill 16 holes at equal distance. Make sure the drill is in line with the center of the circle.
Screw the caps to the center piece. (Adding a drop of silicone in the midle of the hole will it make is water tight longer)
Cut an 11 inch circle in the foam board. Make a hole in the middle (two times the size of your rope).
Glue the foam on the board. (Perfectly centered please)
Make a tight knot in the rope after passing it through the hole. Melt the strings together (do NOT breathe the fumes).
Adjust the length of the rope depending on where you decided to anchor the buoy. Tie the other end to something heavy but easy to carry (like a bike l...
Screw the 16 bottles to the center piece, adding silicone or Teflon tape if you notice any leak, and you got a wonderful multipurpose BUOY. Once you f...
Doesn't it look like an uploading icon? (Just early enough for you to make one this summer!)
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Posted:Jan 22, 2009
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