Instructables: exploring - workshop - rain-barrels - rain http://www.instructables.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:26:23 PDT BLOX v1.01 Rain Tank- From paper to reality http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Tank-From-paper-to-reality/
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 13:50:43 PDT
P.E.T. Rain Gutter http://www.instructables.com/id/PET-Rain-Gutter/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/LEPC/HTDSP3UC/FE6LEPCHTDSP3UC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/LEPC/HTDSP3UC/FE6LEPCHTDSP3UC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/LEPC/HTDSP3UC/FE6LEPCHTDSP3UC.SMALL.jpg Misac-kun I was in need for a gutter to fill some barrels, but i didn't have the money for it. So I "Collected" some P.E.T. bottles around the street and made this gutter, it still need some fine adjustment but it's doing it's purpose. Then I used some para cord to install it.
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 08:31:38 PDT
Rain barrel on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-barrel-on-the-cheap/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/LB32/HTDSOQ98/FFRLB32HTDSOQ98.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/LB32/HTDSOQ98/FFRLB32HTDSOQ98.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/LB32/HTDSOQ98/FFRLB32HTDSOQ98.SMALL.jpg Twofinger This is a rain-catch barrel I made out of stuff I had and I plan to use it to water my garden.
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 21:39:17 PDT
Fix cracks in a rainwater tank with sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-cracks-in-a-rainwater-tank-with-sugru/
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Wed, 14 Aug 2013 13:58:05 PDT
Double rain barrel system http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-rain-barrel-system/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/B264/HJKBS2RY/F09B264HJKBS2RY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/B264/HJKBS2RY/F09B264HJKBS2RY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/B264/HJKBS2RY/F09B264HJKBS2RY.SMALL.jpg johnny13 In this instructable i'm not going to give any instructions. Because you probably don't use the same materials and because the dimensions are different (depending on how and where you're going to place it.  But if you have any questions about building something similar, feel free to ask. As you ca...
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Sat, 27 Jul 2013 00:48:00 PDT
Plastic bottle rainwater down pipe with filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-bottle-rainwater-down-pipe-with-filter/
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Wed, 10 Jul 2013 06:07:38 PDT
Rain Barrel and Chicken Trough Waterer http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Barrel-and-Chicken-Trough-Waterer/
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Fri, 28 Jun 2013 15:20:27 PDT
Gravity feed rain barrel garden watering http://www.instructables.com/id/Gravity-feed-rain-barrel-garden-watering/
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 09:57:35 PDT
How to Make a Rain Barrel From a Pickle Barrel http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Rain-Barrel-From-a-Pickle-Barrel/
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Wed, 24 Apr 2013 12:49:09 PDT
How to Build a 6000 gallon Water Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-6000-gallon-Water-Tank/
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Mon, 12 Nov 2012 10:47:59 PST
Milk Jug Rain Barrel http://www.instructables.com/id/Milk-Jug-Rain-Barrel/
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Tue, 4 Sep 2012 07:53:58 PDT
Firewood rain protection that stores the rainwater http://www.instructables.com/id/Firewood-rain-protection-that-stores-the-rainwater/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/VQ6T/H5IRW2TY/FSMVQ6TH5IRW2TY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/VQ6T/H5IRW2TY/FSMVQ6TH5IRW2TY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/VQ6T/H5IRW2TY/FSMVQ6TH5IRW2TY.SMALL.jpg dtextor Since I needed a new shelter for the firewood on my balcony for the next winter, I wanted to build something with a bit more functionality. The new setup uses a plastic top that collects the rainwater and channels it to a tube. If you place a watering can underneath the tube, the watering can will a...
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Thu, 9 Aug 2012 03:03:47 PDT
Heavy Duty 275 Gallon RAIN BARREL http://www.instructables.com/id/Heavy-Duty-RAIN-BARREL/
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Wed, 8 Aug 2012 22:00:06 PDT
DIY 275 Gallon Rainwater Collection http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-275-Gallon-Rainwater-Collection/
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Mon, 30 Jul 2012 12:35:00 PDT
3D print Rainbarrels http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-print-Rainbarrels/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/JE7G/H320I0EK/FIPJE7GH320I0EK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/JE7G/H320I0EK/FIPJE7GH320I0EK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/JE7G/H320I0EK/FIPJE7GH320I0EK.SMALL.jpg jbeeball This is my garden project. I was lucky enough to find cheap rain barrels but you can also upcycle 2 liter bottles into rainbarrels by using 3d printed connectors. This instructable will focus mainly on planning and constructing a drip irrigation system for your garden. Tools needed: hacksaw, rubber ...
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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 21:14:41 PDT
Rain Barrel Enhancement http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Barrel-Enhancement/
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Sun, 8 Apr 2012 13:53:47 PDT
Backyard Rain Barrel http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Rain-Barrel/
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Thu, 29 Sep 2011 16:21:07 PDT
Rustic Rain Barrel http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Rain-Barrel/
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Sat, 27 Aug 2011 23:18:07 PDT
The best RAIN BARREL for less than $15, and where to find a barrel http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-rain-barrel-1/
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Wed, 19 Jan 2011 13:02:17 PST
Rainwater diverter using off-the-shelf parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainwater-diverter-using-off-the-shelf-parts/
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Mon, 3 Jan 2011 14:56:20 PST
Roughneck Rain Barrel http://www.instructables.com/id/Roughneck-Rain-Barrel/
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Mon, 17 May 2010 18:10:45 PDT
Elevated Dual Barrel Rainwater Collection System http://www.instructables.com/id/Elevated-Dual-Barrel-Rainwater-Collection-System/
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Mon, 3 May 2010 15:52:56 PDT
Tandem Rain Barrels http://www.instructables.com/id/Tandem-Rain-Barrels/
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Thu, 29 Apr 2010 17:43:58 PDT
How to Make a Rain Barrel Water Catchment System (Better) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Rain-Barrel-Water-Catchment-System-/
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Sun, 18 Apr 2010 16:07:40 PDT
Gutterless Rain Barrel - a "Drain Barrel" http://www.instructables.com/id/Drain-Barrel/
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Fri, 2 Apr 2010 10:19:52 PDT
High Volume Rain Barrel http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Volume-Rain-Barrel/
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Wed, 30 Sep 2009 10:09:26 PDT
Collect rain water with a wine barrel http://www.instructables.com/id/Collect-rain-water-with-a-wine-barrel/
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Fri, 31 Jul 2009 13:10:20 PDT
Rain Barrels http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Barrels-1/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2009 14:02:49 PDT
Rain water collector water tower w/ automatic overflow http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-water-collector-water-tower-w-automatic-over/
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Sun, 28 Jun 2009 22:08:03 PDT
Multiple Rain Barrels http://www.instructables.com/id/Multiple-Rain-Barrels/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/HFND/FUVSGSSI/F7CHFNDFUVSGSSI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/HFND/FUVSGSSI/F7CHFNDFUVSGSSI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/HFND/FUVSGSSI/F7CHFNDFUVSGSSI.SMALL.jpg Bardouv NC has mega droughts, and even though it is beginning to look better, I can't help but fear the worst. So I calmed my fears by making this collection of rain barrels. Well actually, my dad did everything, but it looks cool and works great so I don't feel bad. It's a bunch of barrels connected with p...
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Tue, 26 May 2009 09:55:25 PDT
(Another) Easy Rain Barrel http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-Easy-Rain-Barrel/
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By: Sunkicked

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Tue, 12 May 2009 10:03:38 PDT
Green Solar Powered Water Barrel http://www.instructables.com/id/Green-Solar-Powered-Water-Barrel/
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Tue, 5 May 2009 20:09:32 PDT
Rainwater collection & distribution system http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainwater-collection-amp-distribution-system/
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Sat, 2 May 2009 19:44:45 PDT
Rain Chain At Roof Gutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Chain-At-Roof-Gutter/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2009 07:39:09 PDT
Easy Rain Barrel http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Rain-Barrel/
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Fri, 27 Mar 2009 18:59:48 PDT
Rain Barrel Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Barrel-Project/
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Sat, 26 Jul 2008 00:37:04 PDT
Rain Barrels http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Barrels/
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Sat, 24 Nov 2007 18:30:11 PST
How to build a rain water collector http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-rain-water-collector/
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By: iPodGuy

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Wed, 10 Oct 2007 08:10:32 PDT
Need Free Water? Build a Rain Barrel http://www.instructables.com/id/Need-Free-Water%3f--Build-a-Rain-Barrel/
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By: McSensei

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Thu, 16 Aug 2007 14:05:09 PDT