How to make a PVC Sprinkler Water Toy

by DIY Maven

How to make a PVC Sprinkler Water Toy

Although this PVC Sprinkler Water Toy has been dubbed ‘Kidwash 2', it’s totally awesome for adult-types too! Inspired by Kidwash, this version uses mister jets. For supplies, you’ll need to head to your hardware store for 3/4" pipe and the following fittings:

2 ten foot lengths of PVC
3 end caps
1 threaded female chose connector (slip fit)
2 elbow joints (90 degree)
2 T connections
1 pack quarter mister jets (12 count)

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DIY Sprinkler (Using Recycled Materials)!

by Chris Gardner

I recently was given several boxes of ball-point pens, so here's the first of several projects towards their re-use.

DIY Sprinkler (Using Recycled Materials)!

Materials:
    1 20oz plastic bottle with cap
    1 universal male hose attachment (about $1.25 at the hardware store)
    15 used ball point pens
    Plumbing contact adhesive and sealant (such as Plumbing Amazing Goop)
    Electric drill
    3/8” drill bit
5/8” (or other) spade bit
Calipers or measuring tape
Utility Knife

Total Cost: $4.49...

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