Introduction: DIY LED Rainfall Fountain


Materials Needed:

  • Blue Bucket
  • Blue Bucket Lids
  • PVC Pipe 48-Inch
  • PVC Endcap
  • Bulb Holder
  • Round Wood
  • Blue Waterproof LED -
  • LED Adapter -
  • Mode Changer/ LED Controller -
  • Plug
  • 18W Water Pump -
  • Aquarium Pipe
  • Wooden Sticks

Tools Needed:

  • Soldering Iron
  • Drill
  • Screw
  • Screw Driver
  • Scissor
  • Hot Glue

Decorative Items:

  • Plastic Plants
  • Stones

Step 1: Preparing the Lids

So let's start...

We need 4 lids of bucket 28cm, 26cm, 24cm and 22cm in diameter.

  • Take a soldering iron and make a hole at the middle of every lid so the PVC pipe passes through.
  • Then with the soldering iron make small holes on the borderline of every lid.

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Step 2: Making the Stand

Now we need a wood.

  • Take a bulb holder and place it at the middle of the wood and fix the holder with screws tightly.
  • Take a drill and make a hole at the bottom of the pipe for the water entrance.

  • Then place the PVC pipe on the holder.

Step 3: Assembling and Attaching LEDs

  • Take the PVC pipe and pass it through the lids.
  • Then with the soldering iron make a hole on every lid and pass the LED strip through the hole and then twist the LED strip.
  • Now block the top of PVC pipe with PVC endcap.
  • Take the soldering iron and make small holes just under the endcap.

Step 4: Electrical Connections

  • Take LED mode changer and connect with the LED strip.
  • Then connect a LED Adapter.
  • And connect it to a Plug.

Step 5: Decorations

  • Put the wooden sticks between every lid, to make sure the lids are straight.

  • Now with the plastic plants decorate the fountain.

  • Then take the bucket and put some hot glue in the middle of the bucket and place the total fountain on the bucket.
  • Then cover the bucket with stones.

Step 6: Final Step

  • Fill the bucket with water.
  • Take an 18W Water Pump and connect with an aquarium pipe to the hole made in PVC pipe.
  • Finally, switch on the LEDs and the pump and switch off the room lights and enjoy the pleasing sound of the Rainfall Fountain

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