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Rain barrels are a way to collect rainwater runoff from roofs and reduce environmental problems associated with stormwater runoff. They are pretty easy to build, but, they look ...
The barrel I used had a diameter of 23 inches and was 35 inches in height. The dimensions in this text are for this barrel. There is a ...
The next step is to drill holes in the slats to accept the rope that will hold them together and secure them to the barrel. Rather than measure ...
I decided to use two colors of stain and a pattern for staining the slats. From the spreadsheet from the previous step I saw I could have an ...
To make threading the rope through the holes easier I put glue on the rope ends and then sanded it to a bit of a point. Even so ...
Here are is a details showing the outlet spigot and the short slats.
Here are is a details showing the overflow and the short slats.
Here is the barrel before the project.
Here is the enhanced version. It might not be a work of art, but, it is visually more interesting (at least to me).
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