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Make a fun summer sprinkler toy from PVC to help the kids beat the heat. total cost: $9.51 total time: about 1 hour
Head to your local hardware store and pick up: 2 ten foot lengths of PVC. (I used 3/4" but feel free to use other sizes, just be sure your fitti...
You will need: a drill 1/16 or 3/32 inch drill bits (or other sizes if you're feeling sassy) saw (fret saw, hack saw, Sawzall, whatever) measuring...
Time to cut. You will need the following sections and sizes: 2 at 5 feet 1 at 4 feet 4 at 18 inches Cut one of the 10' lengths in half so that you h...
Be sure to do your glueing in a well ventilated area. Lay your pieces out and get your PVC Cement ready. The glue dries fast so you'll want to just ...
Now connect the pieces you just glued using the T joins. Repeat the process of daubing cement inside the T joins and on the PVC lengths and sticking ...
Next, use your cement and connect the two 5' sections to the feet you just made. After that, add the elbows at the top. Be sure the mouths of the el...
Put the cap on the PVC Cement for a bit and get your drill out. I started out with a 3/32" bit but switched to a 1/16" bit for smaller streams. You ...
Technically, you're supposed to wait several hours for the cement to dry before you try it out. I waited about 10 minutes and then gave in to my curi...
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