This is an instructable on how to make dowsing rods.You use them to find things underground.Me and my dad used it to find our old water line and it was right on top of it.they work like metal detectors and can help to keep you from spending lots of money on professional ones.
Step 1: Step 1:What Youll Need
1.36" of #4 Copper wire is the best but Anything bigger than
#10 copper will work.
2.20" of wire that you can wrap easily around the #4 copper
3.a hole and some whatever to put in it.(an old book,pvc
4.some pliers.(if using #4 copper or bigger copper)
Step 2: Making the Rods
First cut the 36" long wire with the pliers back blades into 2
18" pieces. Then use the pliers to bend the last 6" of the wire
into a 90 degree angle to form the handle. Now use the small
wire and wrap it around the handle. This is not necessary but I
have experimented with that and found that it works slightly
Step 3: The Test
Dig a hole.
Put something in the hole.
Fill the hole back in.
Hold the rods very lightly & loosely so they can move very
Hold them about 10" apart and walk over the area where you
buried the item.
The two rods should be attracted and cross where the item is
You can use them to loacate water pipes or whatever you want.
This was my first instructable and I hope you enjoyed it.