Introduction: Rainforest Shower Head
Hi everyone! In this instructable I'm going to show you how to make rainforest shower head in 10 minutes,with only few simle things that you probably already have in your house. It doesn't require special skills. Be careful while working with stuff that gets hot,cause it can be painful! :)
Step 1: Things You Will Need:
Things used may vary,I used things that didn't have any purpose,but you can find other stuff that can work as well.
First of all,I used 10 cds box. Then you'll need a hot glue gun,some hose,one shower head(the one you use right now will work),needle,ruler,scaplel,candle and some ordinary tools.
Step 2: Drawing Grid
What you need to do is draw a grid of circles and lines. Number of circles is not strictly defined,so it's up to you. This lines don't need to go deep into plastic,since they are there only to help you making the holes in some order.
Step 3: Piersing Holes
Now when you have grid,all you need to do is light a candle,and heat up the needle on the flame..(Do not hold the needle with fingers!!) Then,quickly,while needle is hot,pierce through the clear plastic to make a hole in it. Repeat the process untill you make as many holes as you like...
Step 4: Makig the Base
To make a base,you first need to cut off the piece on which cds go. Black plastic is soft enough to do this with scalpel.. Then,you'll need a piece of pipe,plastic or copper,or something else. Put that pipe through the hole in the black base,and glue it water-tight. Be careful not to make it too long,because if it is too long you wont be able to close the cd box and water wont be able to flow.
Step 5: Close the Box
Now you need to merge the clear plastic part and the black base.Just close them as regular box does,and then glue them together,making sure it is waterproof.
Step 6: The Hose
I used 1cm in diameter hose,but you can use other,under condition that its inner diameter isnt smaller than shower hose is.Attach it to rainforest head on one end. On the other end,you need to cut the regular shower and to use its lower part,since it has screw on it,and can be screw on to regular shower hose. Once you cut it,glue together hose,and part of regular shower you just cut.As well,water-tight.
I did this so i can put my rainforest shower head on and off,and choose between regular shower and this one. :)
Step 7: Structure
Only thing left to do is to add some structure to the project,since it need something to hold it in position. I found a metal tube that I used,but anything other that can hold the weight of the shower will work. Glue it to the part of the regular shower,and to the head. You might want to use something that is both strong but bendable,because you might want to adjust head's position.
Step 8: Result
That should be it. You made a rainforest shower head for free. Now you can beat the heat of the summer with long,relaxing showers. :)
I hope you like it!