Water Slide DIY




Introduction: Water Slide DIY

Hey guys today i'm showing you how to build an easy quick water slide, so you don't have to go and buy some ripoff slide that will go in the trash at the end of summer. This is cheap easy and lots of fun. For a lot of people i know you probably don't have a hill behind your house but this will work on any kind of incline or slope perfectly.

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Step 1: What You Need

You will need:

2 big tarps


wood or metal stakes

shower sprinkler

something to slide on

spray nozzle

soap (optional)

a steep hill

big log, not a round one because that will roll down the hill

Step 2: Step 1:

so your going to want to find a steep hill, try to find one without a lot of rocks, and take the rake and clear out any sticks, rocks, leaves everything even the slightest rock can cause problems if they are huge rocks and there going downhill with the slide go head and leave them and try it, if it doesn't work take them out.

Step 3: Step 2: Staking

Take one of the big tarps and two stakes(i used an old pair of drumsticks i found)nm and bring them to the top of the hill. pull the tarp tight so theirs no wrinkles and stake the top 2 corners down. now take the bigger tarp and take to the end of that tarp and put it about half a foot up underneath the top tarp. pull it tight stake it down. now go to the bottom of the bottom tarp and on the very edge stake down the corners or put really big rocks on the corners which is what i did.

Step 4: Step 3: Water System

Now go to the top of the top tarp. take the big log and stake and put the stake into the ground right in the middle put the log right behind it but not on it. now take the shower sprinkler put it on the stake, hook up the hoses, grab something to slide on like a boogie board like i had or something like that and enjoy. people in a drought look at next page.

Step 5: Step 4: Water Saving System

For those people who live in California or in a place where their in drought is, here is a simple little way to save water, but still have a good water sport during summer take a water sprayer or something like the picture above and hook it up between two hoses or directly to the spigot. have someone at the top of the slide turning on enough water for you to go down but then turn it off so you don't waste any. Also what i used is soap or those little cheap bottles, that you can get anywhere for really cheap, of bubbles they actually make you go faster than water. well that's all hope you enjoy.

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    5 years ago on Introduction

    I love water slides! This is great, thanks for sharing. Welcome to the instructables community!